A mainstay of Mediterranean cuisine, sage has a pungent flavor and aroma variously described as musky, minty, and slightly
How to Choose Sage
Select fragrant, vibrant green gray leaves with no signs of wilting, browning, or other damage.
How to Store Sage
Roll sage in a damp paper towel and refrigerate in a tightly closed plastic bag for up to 4 days.
How to Prepare Sage
Wash leaves just before using, pat dry, then slice. Prevent bruising by using a sharp knife and cutting just before serving. To slice many leaves at once, stack them, roll them up lengthwise (like a cigar), and slice crosswise.
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