Herbs, Bay Leaves

Bay leaves, (Laurus nobilis), are one of those humble behind-the-scenes kitchen staples you don’t hear too much about, but are in everything. Why? They are aromatic and used foundationally in stocks, sauces, rice dishes, beans, stews–really any dish that requires long slow cooking usually benefits from the addition of bay leaf. The common thread here … Continue reading Herbs, Bay Leaves