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mr_lebowski

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Sat Aug 24, 2019, 04:30 PM Aug 2019

A(n) Herb will disappear from the world tomorrow forever ... Which can it NOT BE? [View all]

Talking about cooking here, people

What is absolutely the most indispensable herb to your kitchen and/or taste when eating out, the one you'd be the MOST bummed if it disappeared?

Feel free to add your own in the comments ... only so many slots ... some others I can think of would be Cilantro (which I left off on purpose because I'd have no choice but to choose that one ... plus to me it's more of a food than a seasoning) and Mint.

This is a tough one, isn't it?


19 votes, 0 passes | Time left: Unlimited
Rosemary
6 (32%)
Thyme
0 (0%)
Oregano
2 (11%)
Basil
9 (47%)
Marjoram
0 (0%)
Parsley
0 (0%)
Sage
0 (0%)
Tarragon
0 (0%)
Bay
0 (0%)
Dill
2 (11%)
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H is NOT a vowel! i refuse to say ERB. ITS a fucking HERB. hiss ft ft. pansypoo53219 Aug 2019 #1
British, are we? mr_lebowski Aug 2019 #7
Honestly? sl8 Aug 2019 #19
Mint. Anon-C Aug 2019 #2
Yeah, but this isn't based on plant families ;) mr_lebowski Aug 2019 #6
rosemary & country fried potatoes !!! trueblue2007 Aug 2019 #3
I have an herb garden and use every one of them. appleannie1 Aug 2019 #4
That sounds awesome! Wish I had one ... (nt) mr_lebowski Aug 2019 #9
In the winter I put shelves in front of windows and grow basil, parsley, rosemary and thyme in pots. appleannie1 Aug 2019 #45
That sounds wonderful! smirkymonkey Aug 2019 #39
I'll choose oregano since no one has else has Auggie Aug 2019 #5
I picked oregano, also. It is added Ilsa Aug 2019 #26
Oregano for me, too customerserviceguy Aug 2019 #33
I also picked oregano. smirkymonkey Aug 2019 #40
The Herb that must not disappear is two: Herbert and Cannabis. . . . nt Bernardo de La Paz Aug 2019 #8
I went with Basil, but it was a tough choice. Coventina Aug 2019 #10
I suspected from the start that Basil would win ... it's just so versatile ... mr_lebowski Aug 2019 #11
i grow a lot of basil, so yeah. mopinko Aug 2019 #23
Basil kedrys Aug 2019 #12
I can't live without parsley but basil is a close second FakeNoose Aug 2019 #13
That wouldn't have been as fun :) nt mr_lebowski Aug 2019 #16
No way on the bay leaves. Lochloosa Aug 2019 #34
Tarleck Wolf Frankula Aug 2019 #14
I'd have missed 3 or 4 decades ago: Ilsa Aug 2019 #27
I hate bay leaf and basil, but you NEED oregano for Italian food! nt tblue37 Aug 2019 #15
No pesto? wryter2000 Aug 2019 #17
Rosemary. Take it up with Shepherd Books too. irisblue Aug 2019 #18
I choose Rosemary but second for me would be Cardamom. defacto7 Aug 2019 #20
Cardamom is actually a seed ... so it's a spice, but not technically a(n) herb :) mr_lebowski Aug 2019 #24
Oops. I should have known... I use the pods all the time. defacto7 Aug 2019 #44
Something doesn't seem right. Dagstead Bumwood Aug 2019 #21
I clicked screaming internally "Indica. Indica" NightWatcher Aug 2019 #22
I hear ya ... but it wasn't for 'flavoring', now was it ;) (nt) mr_lebowski Aug 2019 #25
It's okay, basil is safe jberryhill Aug 2019 #28
Cilantro. And Licorice Like herbs (fennel) can disappear Demovictory9 Aug 2019 #29
See my post #31 ... (nt) mr_lebowski Aug 2019 #32
Yes, like tarragon. smirkymonkey Aug 2019 #41
Cilantro for sure would be mine . Second would be lemon balm if that is even lunasun Aug 2019 #30
I mentioned why I left Cilantro off ... to me it's a food, not a seasoning ... mr_lebowski Aug 2019 #31
You can't have good focaccia without rosemary. Codeine Aug 2019 #35
Let's hear it for the mighty GARLIC! Totally Tunsie Aug 2019 #36
Doesn't quite count as a(n) herb ... but it IS great! (nt) mr_lebowski Aug 2019 #37
Many sources credit it as a(n) herb, Totally Tunsie Aug 2019 #38
Alpert Major Nikon Aug 2019 #42
too hard for me Kali Aug 2019 #43
Cilantro. Laffy Kat Aug 2019 #46
See my post #31 :) (nt) mr_lebowski Aug 2019 #47
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