Learn how to harvest, store and cook with all parts of the perennial herb fennel. Herb fennel’s anise flavor and digestion-soothing properties make it useful in a variety of foods and drinks. It can be expensive to buy, but it’s fairly easy to grow, as described in growing perennial fennel. Fennel fronds, pollen, and seeds […]
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 […]
Learn to harvest bay leaves in a way that also shapes your tree well for future harvests, plus drying and cooking tips for this popular herb. Bay leaf is a classic and versatile spice used in a wide range of recipes. You can grow a bay tree to provide a steady supply of fresh bay […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.