, 11-27-2009 at 10:24 AM (
If you're looking to enliven your holiday staples, skip the recipe overhaul and think minor tweaks with greenery.
Fresh herbs are a fast and simple way to enhance tried-and-true recipes, even ones already heavily seasoned with dried herbs. Switching to fresh can give a dish a whole new feel and flavor.
``Fresh herbs offer a dramatic difference in flavor and texture,'' says David Kamen, an instructor at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y.