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Fresh Sage for your Thanksgiving Turkey Stuffing.You can never add too much fresh sage.

2 teaspoons Fresh = 1 teaspoon dry(crushed)


Can you substitute dried sage for fresh sage leaves in recipes that call for the fresh herb? Absolutely! Ground, dried sage — which you can find in the spice section of your local grocery store — is an excellent substitute for fresh sage in many dishes salads, casseroles and meat dishes. However, as the flavor is more concentrated in the dried herb, you will need less of it. But how much less? While there is no rule set in stone that says exactly how much powdered dried sage is equivalent to a spoonful of chopped fresh sage, there's a rule of thumb which can be used when substituting dried sage for fresh sage in recipes:

2 teaspoons fresh  = 1 teaspoon dried



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