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I think some jarred garlic tends to have sort of a "sour" taste and doesn't have that delectable garlic sensation that gives garlic its reputation.
The flavors will be different; try both and see which you prefer. Personally, I love teas made from fresh herbs. I'd start with, say, 6 fresh leaves in a mug of tea. Roll them and unroll them first to bruise the leaves and release essential oils. Depending on how you like that, adjust up or down next time. It is in the mint family, it should make a tea ...
And just what were you doing in your grandmothers underwear drawer?? I love the lavender in herbes de Provence, and I consider a judicious pinch of fennel seed is both authentic and enlivening. But Richard Olney who was highly authorative on Provencal cuisine, like you, hated lavender in the mix, and he also rejected rosemary and sage. His recipe is ...
There is rosemary, thyme and oregano in the Italian seasoning.
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