Need a little inspiration for using fennel in the kitchen? We’ve got you covered. We show you how to cook with fennel seeds, leaves, stalks, and more to create a wide variety of dishes. Plus, we’ve listed dozens of recipes that all feature the herb fennel. Sweet or common fennel is the variety used by […]
Category: Cooking with Herbs
How to use our favorite culinary herbs in the kitchen. Discover the most common food pairings, preparation techniques, and plenty of recipes to get you started.
Discover how to prepare and cook with garlic to bring out the best flavor in your recipes. We explore the different cooking methods designed to showcase both the subtle and bold flavors of this versatile herb. Probably the most delicious and versatile vegetable in our cooking repertoire has to be garlic. While cooking with garlic […]
Explore the culinary uses of cilantro. We share harvesting, preparation, and storage methods for cooking with cilantro plus some popular recipes that highlight this spicy herb. Cilantro has long been used, especially in Mexican cooking, to spice up a variety of vegetables, rice, fish, and meat dishes. Often cilantro is paired with lime or lemon […]
French tarragon’s distinctive flavor, which is often compared to licorice or anise, can enliven many different recipes. There are many ways to cook with the herb tarragon. We’ve included six different types of dishes to demonstrate the versatile nature of this herb. Then we’ve rounded up nine great tarragon recipes for you to try. French […]
The best ways to use basil in the kitchen and bring out the flavor from this popular herb. We’ve included some of the most popular recipes and resources to inspire your own dishes when cooking with basil. Basil’s rich pungent aroma and fresh taste will spice up all manner of summer dishes. Raw leaves add […]
No herbal garden is complete without the unique color and texture of sage. However, this pungent, savory herb can be a bit of a challenge in the kitchen. Sage can easily become a bully among other flavors if overused. For this reason, the herb can have a polarizing effect. Many either love it or hate […]
Sometimes the perfect gift for the holidays can be the sweetest and simplest, too. What’s easier than honey? Just like oils and vinegar, honey can be infused with the fresh scent and taste of your favorite herbs. With three pint jars and a little mixing and matching, you can add some spice and fragrance to […]
Herbs commonly used in savory cooking can lend a powerful and unique taste to your desserts. Featured below are five herbs that pair well with a variety of sweet flavors, which you can find at your farmer’s market, nursery, or grocery store. 5 of Our Favorite Herbs to Use in Desserts Get started with these […]
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.