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Lemon verbena is available mostly during the warmer months.
Lemon verbena produces long, narrow, rough-textured leaves that release a sharp, lemony fragrance. This herb possesses a savory sweet and fruity flavor and is more potent than other lemon-scented herbs.
Use lemon verbena to enhances jellies, fruit glazes and honey. Bruise the leaves to release its natural oils, infuse creams and custards, add to marinades or steep in hot water for tea. To store, wrap in damp paper towels and refrigerate.
Lemon verbena is an especially important ingredient in Mexican, French, Indian and South American cooking. In France, the herb is responsible for making their beloved tea known as "verveine".
A native of South America, namely Argentina and Chili, lemon verbena, species Lippia citriodora or Aloysia triphylla, was introduced into North America by early Spanish explorers. Usually growing three to six feet tall, the plants are capable of growing a twenty feet or more in mild winter regions. Very fragrant, white and mauve, star-shaped flowers bloom in late spring, summer and fall.
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Recipes that include Lemon Verbena. One is easiest, three is harder.
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