Herbs

  • Enhance the flavor of your smoothies with these popular, and easy to grow, fresh herbs. When adding ingredients to the blender, include one (or a combination) of the following before blending. Start with a small amount of the herbs; add more to taste. Basil Adds a robust flavor in green smoothies Cilantro Adds a zip…

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  • Do you enjoy the flavor of fresh herbs in your meals? Do you wish you could preserve the summer flavors into the colder winter months? Herb butter is great for sauteing vegetables, embellishing cooked rice and pasta dishes, seasoning chicken and pork, spread onto a slice of fresh baked bread, or melting on top of…

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  • Cool down and jazz up this summer with a thirst quenching, vitamin packed glass of ice cold flavored waters. Fill a glass container with water, leaving two to three inches of headspace for the added ingredients. Add one, or a combination of the following fruits, vegetables, mints and herbs. Serve the liquid over ice. Keep refrigerated. CucumberStrawberriesKiwiWatermelonCherries,…

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  • Container gardens are a great way to bring herbs closer to the cook’s domain. Each spring I look forward to my favorite farmer’s market re-opening and selecting the plants I will use to flavor meals. Rosemary, thyme, oregano, basil, kale and parsley fill various pots on a rack in a sunny spot. The chocolate mint…

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  • Pickled asparagus add a unique zest to Bloody Mary’s, salads, bratwurst, and anywhere you’d enjoy a dill pickle. They are great to eat as a snack right out of the jar. Pop the sealed lid and dig in. Asparagus Facts

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