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Parsley

Parsley

General Description: Parsley is the leaf of a biennial herb (Petroselinum crispum). There are two types of parsley used as herbs: curly leaf parsley which is generally used as a garnish, and Italian parsley which is used as a flavoring to dishes.

Uses: Parsley is used with fish, soups, vegetables, and sauces. It is also very effective as a breath freshener.

History: Romans used parsley to flavor and garnish foods. Medieval Romans believed that you could kill an enemy by plucking a sprig while speaking his name.

Origin: Parsley is mainly produced in the United States, France, and Germany.

Shelf Life: 2-3 years