It’s amazing how one herb can do so much for an entire house hold. There are 20 different uses for it that cover a huge range of things from cooking to beauty and lots more!
As a Food:
With a strong flavor, a little rosemary goes a long way to season your favorite meals and snacks. Some of the most popular culinary uses of rosemary include:
1. Vinegars and Oils
One of the easiest ways of preserving the flavors of rosemary is by making a simple vinegar or oil infusion. Best of all, you don’t need any specialized equipment!
This delicious oregano, rosemary and marjoram vinegar is perfect for use in salad dressings, marinades and other recipes requiring vinegar. Likewise, a simple rosemary olive oil can be used for all these recipes and more – including as a healthy drizzle over cooked vegetables or as a dipping sauce for crusty breads. Both these infusions also make a beautiful homemade gift for friends and family.
2. Herbal Butter
For a flavored butter to liven up cooked meats and vegetables, pasta, potatoes and breads, all while utilizing your homegrown rosemary, look no further than this garlic and rosemary butter recipe.
3. Rosemary Salt
A simple grilled fish dish or plate of roast vegetables can be elevated to new heights with a sprinkling of this surprisingly easy-to-make rosemary and lemon sea salt. As the name suggests, this ‘recipe’ calls for just three ingredients!
4. Sauces and Soups
Rosemary plays a starring role in all manner of sauces and soups. When it comes to making marinades, you can’t go wrong pairing rosemary with citrus, garlic, peppercorn, butter, olive oil, balsamic vinegar or even port.
In soups, the herb pairs well with sweet potato, roast mixed vegetables, chicken, potato, zucchini, chickpea or parsnip to name but a few.