They’re good for more than just salads.

By Real Simple
Updated June 05, 2015
Credit: Ngoc Minh Ngo

Whether you buy them in a store or grow them at your windowsill, herbs are kitchen superheroes. On this week’s “Things Cooks Know” podcast, hosts Sarah Humphreys and Sarah Karnasiewicz discuss the many delicious ways you can use herbs in all of your dishes—and some of the suggestions may surprise you. For example, everyone knows basil goes perfectly with eggs or tomatoes, but have you ever tried sprinkling it over grilled peaches? Or, if you’re a fan of seasoning meat with rosemary, try using that same herb over beans, mushrooms, or even cranberries. For more essential herb knowledge, and recipes to try, listen to the full episode below. Don’t forget to subscribe and review the show on iTunes!