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what to do with a glut of sage?

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HometownUnicorn Sun 08-Sep-13 10:17:50

i've had to trim it back at it's invading the path. will it freeze ok until Christmas?

JamNan Sun 08-Sep-13 10:34:46

Yes it does freeze - you can also dry it.

HometownUnicorn Sun 08-Sep-13 11:03:53

great, thank you. I'll freeze it, and see if the neighbours want the left over cuttings. there's loads.

JanePlanet Sun 08-Sep-13 11:06:55

On a train with a rubbish connection do sorry there's no link - Jamie Oliver's feather steaks. Steaks with sage, ham and salsa. Made it a few times and it was lovely. Used about 5-6 sage leaves per steak

mrspremise Sun 08-Sep-13 13:30:31

It's really nice added to vases of flowers as greenery and also seems to keep the flies at bay a bit...

cheeseandchive Mon 09-Sep-13 13:11:40

Sage tea is lovely - just a normal teabag with a few sage leaves added once the hot water has been poured. Leave for 1-2 mins to brew, but no longer otherwise it will be bitter. Remove sage leaves and tea bag, add 1-2 tsp of's delis.

CMOTDibbler Mon 09-Sep-13 13:13:59

Chop it, then put into ice cube trays and top each cube with olive/rape/veg oil, then its easy to add into things

21mealspluscake Mon 09-Sep-13 15:02:58

Heat some olive oil in a small frying pan and fry the leaves a few at a time for a couple of seconds - they go lovely and crisp. Drain on kitchen paper, little sprinkle of salt crystals, nibble with a drink at the end of a hard day - you'll be through the lot in no time!

MadameDefarge Tue 10-Sep-13 21:51:51

make sage butter then freeze.

HometownUnicorn Wed 11-Sep-13 08:16:16

I love the sound of sage crisps.

4merlyknownasSHD Wed 11-Sep-13 14:28:07

Sage jelly, made with apples for the pectin. Just a Sage version of Mint Jelly.

MadameDefarge Wed 11-Sep-13 14:39:08

oh god yes to sage jelly!!!!

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