Recipe by quotFoodThe Way To

This is a collection of herbs (traditionally fresh parsley, fresh or dried thyme, and bay leaf) that are bundled together and cast adrift in your pot to flavor a soup, stew, or broth. They are tied together so they can be removed easily at the end of the cooking. Some people wrap the herbs in a bit of cheesecloth.


  1. Remove stems from parsley.
  2. Wash the fresh herbs.
  3. Lay the herbs on a square of cheese cloth. Make a sack and tie it off with some butchers twine or tie together spices with twine and omit cheesecloth.
  4. Place in soup, stew, or broth.
  5. Remove before serving.

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