Spice It Up! Dill

Thursday, June 16, 2022
Dill’s feathery leaves have a bright, sweet flavor, similar to anise, parsley, and celery.

June 16, 2022

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Thursday, June 16, 2022
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Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
234 Kensington Road
Berlin, CT

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    Spice It Up! kits includes a sample of a new herb or spice as well as information sheets and a few recipes to try.

    Whichever recipe you choose, we hope you’ll snap a picture of your finished recipe and share it and your thoughts with us via email, or on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

    Supplies are limited. Placing a hold on a spice kit does not guarantee that you will receive one.

    Once all of the kits are reserved, there will be a waiting list. If a kit is not picked up after 5 days, it will go to the next person on the list.

    Registration opens Tuesday, May 31. Once you’ve placed a hold, kits will be available for pickup Thursday, June 16.


    About the Herb

    Dill is an herb in the celery family. The feathery leaves have a bright, sweet flavor, similar to anise, parsley, and celery. Dill is popular all around the world, and is best known in the United States as an ingredient in dill pickles.

    Dill has been found in the tomb of Egyptian Pharaoh Amenhotep II, dating to around 1400 BC. It was also later found in the Greek city of Samos, around the 7th century BC, and mentioned in the writings of Theophrastus (371–287 BC).


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