Re: Bouquet Garni: they sell "poultry blends" at my whole foods which are the essential herbs for a garni all in one small pack.
Well, where are you and what is the market.
Oops--where is that Whole Foods?
Many chain grocery stores sell "poultry blends" in the fresh spice section (by the dill, basil, marjoram etc.) (I am in Indiana and I believe our Kroger sells them).
You know, I HAVE seen that somewhere, here in Minneapolis. Possibly at our Whole Foods. Thank you so much for the idea!
bouguet garni is traditionally thyme, parsley, black peppercorns, bay leaves and a clove of garlic. Sometimes people tie it up in cheese cloth and others tie it between a leek that they have cut in half. The poultry blends are nice because you can get several different herbs in a bunch but generally speaking they are not a traditional bouguet garni.