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Herb Oil

Photo: Kate Sears; Styling: Susan Vajaranant
Prep time 10 mins
Yield 1 1/2 cups, enough for 1 bottle
Herb Oil is made with only 3 ingredients--fresh thyme sprigs, black peppercorns, and oil. Use this herb-infused oil as a marinade, drizzle over salads, or dipping oil for breads.

Ingredients

  • 7 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 teaspoons black peppercorns
  • 1 1/2 cups oil (vegetable or olive)

How to Make It

  1. Place all ingredients in a pot. Warm over medium-low heat until a candy thermometer reads 165ºF. Let cool. Strain; reserving thyme and peppercorns. Pour into bottle. Add thyme and peppercorns. Cork; chill for up to 1 month.