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Dill Seed and Dill Weed

 

How to use dill weed in cooking. From pickles to dilled salmon.

 

Dill is a tall, feathery annual, Anethum graveolens, in the parsley family. Both Dill Seed and Weed (dried leaves) come from the same plant.

Region Produced

United States and India

Traditional Uses

Dill Seed and Weed are widely used in pickling as well as in German, Russian, and Scandinavian dishes. **Aroma/Taste**: The Dill Seed flavor is clean, pungent, and reminiscent of caraway. Dill Weed has a similar but mellower and fresher flavor.

History

Used since ancient times.

Storage

Store in cool, dark, dry places.

Bunch of fresh dill weed

Ideas

Dill Seed and Dill Weed are not good substitutions for each other. The seed has a camphorous, slightly bitter flavor, and the weed has a delicate flavor. Dill Seed is good sprinkled over casseroles before baking and used in salad dressings.

Recipes using Dill

Dill nutrition facts

Pickle recipes

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