Sage – Common

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Fresh Sage in Louisville

The sages are vitally important culinary herbs! They contribute a wonderful and distinct flavor to so many dishes, thought sage is perhaps most associated with Thanksgiving dinner. Purple and common (green) sage can be used interchangeably in most recipes or preparations. Green sage leaves are larger, rounder and slightly thicker. Their size makes them perfect for infusing butter or oil or for dishes that require a bouquet garni or other whole leaf herbs.

Use sage to infuse butter for traditional sage and onion stuffing or to baste chicken or pork. Sage is perfect when paired with chicken, duck, goose or other poultry. A great way to flavor poultry with sage is by stuffing the cavity of the bird with sage (or my Poultry Blend, which also includes sage!). Dried or fresh sage makes a wonderful addition to roasted vegetables. Medicinally, sage can be steeped for 20 minutes to make a throat soothing tea.

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Fresh sage in Louisville is available in the summer and by special order in November

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Fresh sage in Louisville, on sale now

Ordering and Policies for Fresh Herbs

  • ONLY available for local pick up in Louisville, KY.
  • currently, the scheduled pickup time is Saturday from 10:30-2. If you wish to pick your order up at a different time, please email Hey.BigSplendor@gmail.com to set up a time. 
  • there are no refunds, returns or exchanges on herbs, including due to missed pickups
  • to pick your order up Saturday, it must be placed before 5 on Friday

The Pickup Process

Your order will be handpicked and prepared just before pickup. Each type of herb will be secured with a piece of twine. Then all of your herbs will be placed in a biodegradable, compostable paper cup, which will have a tag with your name and order. 

When you arrive to pick up your herbs, they’ll be in the red cooler by the back fence. Look for the Splendor in the Ville sign and you’ll know you’re in the right place. Find the tag with your name and take your cup(s). The cups have enough water in them to keep your herbs fresh until you get them home. You can store them in the cup for several days as long as you change the water. Once you’re done with the cup, don’t forget to recycle or compost it!

What to Do With Fresh Herbs 

Many people who purchase fresh herbs will use them for specific recipes or other cooking applications. In most cases, fresh herbs are added towards the end of the cooking process or sprinkled over the finished dish. Herbs can be steeped in warm (not HOT) water to make herbal teas or marinated in vinegar to flavor it. Here’s a few more ideas for using your herbs.

Fresh sage has many culinary and medicinal uses. It’s a delicious, comforting herb that’s perfect with chicken or turkey or in stews. And, of course, it’s essential for sage and onion dressing!

Disclaimer:

While herbs are generally safe to consume, there are always exceptions or contraindications. You should always seek medical advice before using herbs medicinally. We are not medical professionals, any information on herbs we offer is just that, information. By ordering, you agree to hold Splendor in the Ville harmless in relation to the purchase or use of any herbs, produce, eggs or other items. 

Fresh sage in Louisville is available through the summer and in November.