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Herbs: Herbs from the nearby garden were dried above the fireplace in the summer for year round use. Sage, rosemary, thyme, dill, oregano, chives, and parsley were very important food herbs along with others used for medicine or fragrance. Onions, black pepper, and red peppers were very popular for seasoning foods. Do you use herbs in your kitchen today? What other things might people today use to add flavor to foods?

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