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General Produce

Dill

Receiving Inspecting:

Good quality fresh herbs should exhibit color consistent with variety, hearty aroma, high leaf-to-stem ratio, and leaves that are firmly attached to stems.

Avoid herbs with brown, black, or bruised leaves, and herbs with limp leaves (except sage) or that are flowering.

Storage Handling:
 

Short-term storage recommendation (7 days or less)

  • 34-36° F/1-2° C
  • 90-98% relative humidity

 

Shelf-Life:
7 to 10 days.
Troubleshooting:

Fresh herb leaves may bruise; handle with care.

Keep fresh herbs away from ethylene-producing items and ripening rooms.

Usage Ideas:

 

  • Stir chopped dill into crème fraiche or sour cream; serve with smoked salmon, cucumber salad, and egg dishes.
  • Toss together dill, chopped tomatoes, feta cheese, and couscous.