In addition to adding flavor to fish dishes and pickles, dill boosts our bone health and immunity. Learn more about this versatile herb that's essential to have in your herb garden or on your spice rack.
Mint spreads out and graces our gardens all summer long. From mint juleps to garnishing iced sun tea and salads, mint helps us celebrate these longer days and sultry nights by adding a cooling touch to all the foods and drinks we set out on our tables.
Thyme has been a symbol of courage since ancient history, carried into battle by Roman soldiers. It was also used to heal people touched by the Black Plague. Included in this article is a recipe for a tasty side dish of mushrooms sauteed with butter, thyme, and lemon juice.
This article will give you the information you need for making your own dried parsley at home. Homemade items are always better, healthier, and cheaper than the grocery store. With a simple dehydrator, you can do so much for your family and their diet, including drying your own herbs.
If you think cilantro (coriander) tastes bad, then you are part of the 20% of the population that is genetically offended by the herb. These people have a variation of olfactory-receptor genes that allows them to detect aldehydes—a compound found in cilantro that is also a by-product of soap.
If you've never used a bouquet garni, you're in for a treat. Rather than one herb, these are a collection of herbs. Here's an easy recipe on how you make it and use it.
This post discusses how to substitute dried rosemary for fresh, with great tips on how to dry rosemary.
This native of southern Russia, the Mediterranean, and western Africa is sweet, fragrant, versatile, and easy to grow. Join me for hints on how to cultivate and use dill in a variety of dishes.
Curries and couscous, tagines and tacos—foods with very distinct flavors. But they all share one common element—cumin. Learn how this fragrant herb has become central to cooking throughout the world.
Basil is a simple plant with a complicated life story. Let me tell you about the history of this fragrant deer-proof herb, and I'll share some recipes with you along the way.
Sage—it's not just for the Thanksgiving Day stuffing. Let me tell you about the history of this hearty, deer-proof herb, and I will share some recipes with you along the way.
It's a simple herb with a complex personality. Garlic can be sweet and mellow or sharp and pungent, and it can enhance almost all of your savory meals. I will tell you how to tame and grow this culinary treasure.
How to grind up fresh organic rosemary and Greek oregano. Works with non-organic herbs too!
Drying herbs with a convection oven or stove is easy and gives the most aromatic and flavourful oregano. In under 12 hours, the herbs from your garden will be ready for your cupboard so you can use them year-round!
Making delicious, refreshing candied rosemary is easy with this old-fashioned recipe. Use candied rosemary in mixed drinks, as a garnish for desserts, or have it with a hot cup of tea. Rosemary is easy to grow, especially in pots.