If you haven’t been able to join me live for my talk based on my book A Taste for Herbs, here is your chance to go to class with me.
Grab a glass of iced herb tea, put your feet up and enjoy..
The name savory is a good descriptor of the flavor of this herb. It has a bit of hot spicy flavor on the tongue. Savory tastes like a combination of oregano and thyme. The essential oils of savory and thyme are very similar in their chemical make-up so their similar flavor that can be used interchangeably in recipes
Why buy flavored waters when you can make your own? Cool, herb-infused waters are a healthy alternative to sugary or caffeine-laden drinks. Use fresh summer herbs from the garden with fresh fruits and vegetables. Fresh-made herbal waters are a great way to stay hydrated through the day with some micro benefits from the fresh herbs.
Recently on one of my evening walks around the neighborhood, I came upon a patch of Calendula. The bright orange … More
It’s spring! Pick a small bundle of newly emerged perennial herbs and try this easy, refreshing recipe for a clean, healthy shine to freshly washed hair.
Grow Flavor! Create herb seasoning salt mixes using herbs from your garden.
When I started the manuscript on this book, it had 48 recipes…by the time it was sent off for editing … More
The flower petals are edible with a tangy almost peppery taste that can be sprinkled in soups, scrambled eggs, herb butters, and salads. Harvest the flower petals for use, either fresh or dried, to make soothing skin treatments.
Want to learn more about getting the best flavor from herbs in your garden?
Coneflower is one of the common names for Echinacea. There are some species that are more familiar to gardeners than others, so let’s take a minute to get to know more about this herb. It is multi-faceted in history, medicinal qualities and garden use.