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Frontier Tarragon Leaf Cut & Sifted ORGANIC 0.42 oz. Bottle Frontier Tarragon Leaf Cut & Sifted ORGANIC 0.42 oz. Bottle (Artemisia dracunculus var. sativa)
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Frontier Tarragon Leaf Cut & Sifted ORGANIC 0.42 oz. Bottle
Frontier Tarragon Leaf Cut & Sifted ORGANIC 0.42 oz. Bottle
Size: 0.42 oz.
Price: $5.89 $5.01 SALE!!
Botanical Name: Artemisia dracunculus var. sativa L.
Product Notes: The warm, delicate flavor of tarragon is popular in many cuisines, particularly French. It heightens the flavor of other herbs and adds a distinctive touch to sauces, salads, dressings, egg and fish dishes. Tarragon also complements mushrooms, tomatoes and poultry.
Origin: France/Bulgaria
Organic: QAI Certified Organic
Kosher: KSA Certified
Common Name: Tarragon
Plant Part: Leaf
Bar Code: 0-89836-18412-2
0.42 oz. Bottle $5.89
$5.01
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Frontier Bulk Tarragon Leaf Flakes, ORGANIC, 1 lb. package Frontier Bulk Tarragon Leaf Flakes, ORGANIC, 1 lb. package (Artemisia dracunculus var. sativa)
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Frontier Bulk Tarragon Leaf Flakes, ORGANIC, 1 lb. package
Frontier Bulk Tarragon Leaf Flakes, ORGANIC, 1 lb. package
Size: 1 lb
Price: $80.00
Botanical Name: Artemisia dracunculus var. sativa L.
Product Notes: A sweet, fresh seasoning with a bit of a bite that enlivens dressings, sauces and fish.


Origin: France/Bulgaria
Organic: QAI Certified Organic
Kosher: KSA Certified
Common Name: Tarragon
Plant Part: Leaf
Bar Code: 0-89836-00317-1
1 lb Bulk Bag 80.00 addtocart2

Frontier Tarragon Leaf C/S 0.39h oz. Bottle Frontier Tarragon Leaf C/S 0.39h oz. Bottle (Artemisia dracunculus 'Sativa')
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Frontier Tarragon Leaf C/S 0.39h oz. Bottle
Frontier Tarragon Leaf C/S 0.39h oz. Bottle
Size: 0.39 oz.
Price: $4.69 $3.99 SALE!!
Botanical Name: Artemisia dracunculus 'Sativa' L.
Product Notes: The warm, delicate flavor of tarragon is popular in many cuisines, particularly French. It heightens the flavor of other herbs and adds a distinctive touch to sauces, salads, dressings, and egg and fish dishes. Tarragon also complements mushrooms, tomatoes and poultry.
Origin: Isreal
Kosher: KSA Certified
Common Name: Tarragon
Plant Part: Leaf
Bar Code: 0-89836-18424-5
0.39 oz. Bottle $4.69
$3.99
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Frontier Bulk Tarragon Leaf Flakes, 1 lb. package Frontier Bulk Tarragon Leaf Flakes, 1 lb. package (Artemisia dracunculus 'Sativa')
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Frontier Bulk Tarragon Leaf Flakes, 1 lb. package
Frontier Bulk Tarragon Leaf Flakes, 1 lb. package
Size: 1 lb
Price: $45.00
Botanical Name: Artemisia dracunculus 'Sativa' L.
Product Notes: A sweet, fresh seasoning with a bit of a bite that enlivens dressings, sauces and fish.
Origin: Isreal
Kosher: KSA Certified
Common Name: Tarragon
Plant Part: Leaf
Bar Code: 0-89836-00199-3
1 lb Bulk Bag 45.00 addtocart4

Simply Organic, Tarragon Leaf c/s, ORGANIC, 0.11 oz. Mini Spice Simply Organic, Tarragon Leaf c/s, ORGANIC, 0.11 oz. Mini Spice (Artemisia dracunculus var. sativa)
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Simply Organic, Tarragon Leaf c/s, ORGANIC, 0.11 oz. Mini Spice
Simply Organic, Tarragon Leaf c/s, ORGANIC, 0.11 oz. Mini Spice
Size: 0.11 oz
Price: $2.19
Botanical Name: Artemisia dracunculus var. sativa L.
Product Notes: A distinctive, aromatic—and organic—French "King of the Herbs".
Origin: France/Bulgaria
Organic: QAI Certified Organic
Kosher: KSA Certified
Common Name: Tarragon
Plant Part: Leaf
Bar Code: 0-89836-50084-7
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"King of the Herbs" to the French, tarragon adds distinctively sweet, fresh, licorice-like flavor to sauces, salad dressings, poultry, egg, and fish dishes. It's also a crucial component of spice blends like fines herbes, bouquet garni, and herbs de Provence.

Botanical name: Artemisia dracunculus L. 'Sativa' , Artemisia dracunculus L. var. sativa

tarragonThis minty green, aromatic perennial is a member of the sunflower (Asteraceae) family. Its genus name Artemesia comes from the Greek goddess of the moon, Artemis, perhaps because the plant's silvery color makes it look like it's in the moonlight. The species, dracunculus, is a Latin reference to the root, which was believed to look like a dragon (and cure bites from beasts!). It's also known as estragon, French for "little dragon". Even the common name, derived from the Arabic tarkhum (for "little dragon"), describes the root's appearance. A relative of wormwood, the plant grows from two to six feet and has long, narrow, pointed leaves.

French (or German) tarragon is not the same as Russian tarragon. Russian is easier to grow but has a bitter, inferior flavor.
The warm, delicate flavor of tarragon is popular in many cuisines, particularly French. Use this organic tarragon to heighten the flavor of other herbs and add a distinctive touch to sauces, salads, dressings, eggs and fish dishes. Tarragon also complements mushrooms, tomatoes and poultry. The ancient Greeks used tarragon to treat toothaches--understandable since it contains eugenol, a constituent of the anesthetic clove oil.

Tarragon is thought to have been introduced to Spain in the mid 1100s by the invading Mongols. It's mentioned by an Arabian herbalist in the 13th century as a seasoning, breath freshener, and sleep inducer. St. Catherine brought tarragon to France during her visit to the pope in the 14th century, and Catherine the Great is credited with introducing it to Russia in the 17th century. The French Queen Marie Antoinette reputedly required her lady-in-waiting to wear kid gloves while picking tarragon leaves to marinate in lemon juice each morning. According to the Medieval Doctrine of Signatures (in which a plant's appearance and use are linked), tarragon-- whose roots are serpent like-- cured snakebites. Tarragon was cultivated in the late 1500s in England, then in America by the early colonists who brought it along for their kitchen gardens.

Directions:
Tarragon's taste fades a bit during cooking, so as a general rule you'll want to add it near the end of a dish that will be cooked.

Tarragon LeafSuggested Uses:
The warm, sweet, minty/anise flavor and aroma of tarragon is popular in many European cuisines, but particularly French. You'll find it in French sauces like béarnaise, rigavote, and tartare. It's also commonly used in alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, pickles, meat and poultry dishes, frozen dairy desserts, mayonnaise, and Dijon mustard. A good companion seasoning, tarragon is used in blends like fines herbes, bouquet garni, and herbs de Provence.

Use tarragon to heighten the flavor of other herbs and add a distinctive touch to sauces, salads, and dressings. Tarragon's earthy green taste also complements mushrooms, tomatoes, eggs, fish, and poultry. It makes delicious herb butters, vinegars, and mustards.

  RECIPE PREP TIME   COOK TIME
Appetizers & Snacks
Easy Mary's Country Bean Paté 15 min
Moderate Radish Pickles 30 min 20 min
Easy Stuffed Mushrooms 10-15 min 30-40 min
Breads
Moderate Spinach Muffins with Chick Peas 20 min 15-20 min
Moderate Tarragon Tasty Rolls 30 min 15-18 min
Breakfast & Brunch
Moderate Asparagus Crepes with Mushroom-Dill Sauce 45 min 1 hr
Easy Dried Tomato Frittata 10 min 8-10 min
Moderate Marilyn's Crab Quiche with Savory Crumb Crust 30-35 min 30-35 min
Dressings & Dips
Easy Dijon and Tarragon Dressing 5 min
Easy Mary's Country Bean Paté 15 min
Easy Pasta Salad Dressing 10 min
Easy Tarragon Salad Dressing 5 min
Main Dishes
Moderate Asparagus Crepes with Mushroom-Dill Sauce 45 min 1 hr
Easy Braised Seitan with Brussels, Kale, Sun-Dried Tomatoes 20 min 30 min
Easy Goat Cheese-Topped Tarragon Chicken 10 min 15 min
Easy Lemon-Tarragon Chicken on Cannellini Beans 15-20 min 20-25 min
Moderate Napa Valley Leg of Lamb 30 min 90 min
Easy Potato Soup 5 min 1 hr
Easy Ravioli with Sautéed Peppers 15 min 15 min
Moderate Vegetable Potpie 45 min 30 min
Easy Whitefish Steaks Provencale 10-15 min 30-40 min
Salads
Easy Fusilli Fanfare 10 min
Easy Picnic Peas & Pasta Salad 15 min
Easy Spinach Salad with Tarragon Vinaigrette 15 min
Easy Tomato-Onion Salad with Walnut Vinaigrette 10-15 min
Sauces & Marinades
Easy Fennel Mustard Sauce 8 min
Side Dishes
Easy Tarragon Sweet Potatoes 15 min 1 hr
Soups & Chili
Easy Chicken Stock 30 min 4 hr 5 min
Easy Cool Cucumber Soup 10 min
Moderate Curried Asparagus Soup 5-10 min 28 min
Easy Potato Soup 5 min 1 hr
Vegetarian Main Dishes
Moderate Asparagus Crepes with Mushroom-Dill Sauce 45 min 1 hr
Easy Braised Seitan with Brussels, Kale, Sun-Dried Tomatoes 20 min 30 min
Easy Potato Soup 5 min 1 hr
Easy Ravioli with Sautéed Peppers 15 min 15 min
Moderate Vegetable Potpie 45 min 30 min
Tarragon is extensively cultivated throughout Europe, North America and South America. France and California are currently the major producers. Our organic tarragon comes from the U.S. and from Argentina.

Meet Our Grower: Our organic French tarragon from Argentina is cultivated by one of ourWell Earth partners. The tarragon plants are machine harvested, then hand sorted onto drying trays within a few hours of harvest. The plant tops are dried quickly, using additional heat in order to preserve the delicate flavor and aroma of the tarragon and preserve the green color of the leaves. Meet Our Grower.

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