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Herbes de Provence

herbes de Provence [EHRB duh proh-VAWN S] An assortment of dried herbs said to reflect those most commonly used in southern France. The blend can be found packed in tiny clay crocks in the spice section of large supermarkets. The mixture commonly contains BASIL, FENNEL seed, LAVENDER, MARJORAM, ROSEMARY, SAGE, summer SAVORY and THYME. The blend can be used to season dishes of meat, poultry and vegetables. See also HERBS.

Version One

3 tablespoons dried thyme
3 tablespoons dried marjoram
3 tablespoons dried summer savory
1 tablespoon dried basil
2 teaspoons dried rosemary
2 teaspoons dried lavender flowers
1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage
1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds

Mix ingredients together in a small bowl and store in a tightly covered glass jar.

Make 3/4 cup

Version 2

4 tablespoons dried thyme
2 tablespoons dried marjoram
1 tablespoon dried rosemary
1 tablespoon dried savory
2 teaspoons dried lavender flowers
1 teaspoon fennel seeds

Mix ingredients to blend.