Bay laurel (Laurus nobilis), also known as sweet bay, is a familiar herb to many
Pick, pick, pick…are you harvesting your herbs? As summer gives us it’s late summer heat, it seems like every day … More
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
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.
Perk up salads, make your own meat rubs and sweeten up your Iced tea with herbs from your garden.
I have decided if I ever cease to be mesmerized by the simple act of planting a tiny seed that turns into bushels of food, I should stop gardening.
A plea for parsley…it is more than just the garnish on the side of the plate!
Oh you wicked, wicked plant. During the reign of Henry VIII, parliament set out to ban the use of hop. … More
Do you know your Curcurbits? Quick lesson in who’s who and some fall squash recipes to try.