If you want to grow herbs indoors but don’t have a supplemental light source, the best plants to choose are ones that thrive in low light conditions. These low light herbs are a great option and they can be successfully grown in a sunny kitchen window as long as you choose the right ones. When […]
If you are looking for winter herbs to keep your culinary garden productive all year long, we’ve got a great list for you. Growing herbs in winter can be a challenge. Not only do you need to know which herbs grow best in the winter months, but also which varieties of those herbs will overwinter […]
Summertime is here and the crops are starting to be harvested. This week we received about 15 ears of corn from one of the local farms. We used lots of thyme and added bay leaves during cooking. It was so good! This recipe was a perfect way to highlight this week’s crop in a way […]
A quick and easy pasta recipe with fresh herbs, pasta and parmesan cheese. This simple dish can be ready in just 10-15 minutes. This fresh herbed pasta can be served by itself or reduce the portion size and serve with a protein.
This is a simple chicken noodle soup recipe that can be started in the morning, let it cook all day, then will be ready by the time you are home from work. You can even used frozen chicken breasts.
Mentha Mint is one of those herbs that gardeners either love or hate to grow. Known as a voracious spreader, mint can take over your whole garden if left unattended. Since mint grows so easily, it is a great choice for beginning gardeners. This plant spreads primarily by runners growing underground. It is often recommended […]
Origanum vulgare Oregano, sometimes called ‘pot marjoram’ has a strong warm flavor popular in Italian and Mediterranean cuisines. It is a perennial herb that can grow to over two feet tall and three feet wide, so give it a bit of room in the herb garden. Oregano is native to the Mediterranean region, so does […]
Petroselinum crispum Parsley is a hardy biennial herb usually grown as an annual. There are two main types of parsley: Italian Flat-Leaved and French Curley parsley. Both have culinary uses although the flat leaf parsley has a stronger flavor and is most often used in recipes. Growing Parsley Biennial plants produce only leaves in the […]
Origanum majorana Marjoram is very similar to oregano in appearance. It is preferred by some in cooking since it has a much sweeter taste. The similarities exists because marjoram and oregano are close cousins and are both members of the mint family of herbs. Marjoram is native to North Africa and Southwest Asia. It thrives […]
Lightly sauteed peppers and onions add a bit of sweetness while the feta cheese brings the savory element. Serves 4 for lunch or cut each flat bread in 4-6 pieces and serve as an appetizer.