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Cilantro Lime Chicken with Avocado Salsa

Cilantro Lime Chicken with Avocado Salsa

Let’s make Cilantro Lime Chicken with Avocado Salsa. This dish marries the zesty punch of lime with the distinctive, aromatic presence of cilantro, complemented by the creamy richness of avocado. Ready to savor every bite? Let’s get cooking!

Cilantro

Cilantro

Cilantro, also known as coriander in some parts of the world, is a fresh herb with a distinctive, tangy flavor. It’s a staple in global cuisines, from Mexican salsa to Indian chutneys. Cilantro is a versatile herb that plays a dual role in the culinary world. Both its seeds and leaves are used in cooking, but they offer distinctly different flavors and uses.

How to Grow A Kitchen Herb Garden

How to Grow A Kitchen Herb Garden

How to grow the best kitchen herb garden. Many of these herbs grow indoors and out.

QOTD: Why is Natural Living So Damn Expensive?

QOTD: Why is Natural Living So Damn Expensive?

I get this question in many forms and backhand comments. I mean, a LOT. From ‘must be nice’, to ‘I could never afford that’. There are plenty of reasons people have for dismissing the benefits of slow living and living a more natural lifestyle.

Review: Herbal Antibiotics-Stephen Harrod Buhner

Review: Herbal Antibiotics-Stephen Harrod Buhner

In the world of herbal medicine, Stephen Harrod Buhner’s “Herbal Antibiotics” emerges as a groundbreaking guide that transcends traditional boundaries of health and healing. Buhner, with his profound understanding and respect for the natural world, embarks on a mission to reintroduce the ancient wisdom of herbal remedies, especially in the battle against resistant bacterial infections where conventional medicine often finds itself at a loss.

Make Your Own Candied Ginger

Make Your Own Candied Ginger

Ginger is a familiar flavor for many of us; we love ginger snaps, Asian style dishes often use ginger, and if you have ever had the luck of tasting homemade Ginger Ale? It’s fantastic! Ginger is also a seriously good addition to your herbal stash. It’s not only tasty, it can stop nausea in it’s tracks.

Coriander Crusted Haddock with Citrus Soy Glaze

Coriander Crusted Haddock with Citrus Soy Glaze

I don’t know about you, but here in Maine, we eat a lot of haddock. I like to try new flavors to make each dish different from the last so we don’t get tired of it. This recipe started as one for Tuna steaks. Who can afford that? Especially on a writer’s budget for a family? Not this girl. Anyhow, it’s luscious with haddock. You have to give it a try! Haddock, being a more delicate fish than tuna, will cook quicker and offer a slightly different, but equally delicious, flavor profile.

Coriander

Coriander

Coriander, often referred to by its leafy name, cilantro in parts of the Americas, is a versatile herb that plays a dual role in the culinary world. Both its seeds and leaves are used in cooking, but they offer distinctly different flavors and uses. Let’s dive into the world of coriander and explore what makes it such a beloved ingredient in cuisines around the globe.

Companion Planting With Herbs

Companion Planting With Herbs

Companion planting with herbs is a fantastic way to enhance your vegetable garden’s productivity, health, and flavor. Here’s a rundown of some herbs that are not just beneficial companions but can also boost vegetable production by attracting beneficial insects, repelling pests, and improving soil health. You are already starting vegetable seeds, why not start some herb seeds as well?

Fennel and Orange Salad

Fennel and Orange Salad

Fennel has always been a garden favorite of mine. It’s just so ‘odd’ when it grows as a feathery, wispy thing, then into a sturdy bulb and beautiful flowers. I also love that you can start using Fennel pretty early on in the growth cycle. Snipping off leaves and then leaves and stems. Finally, the rewarding bulb at the end of the growth cycle. They all have that distinctive anise flavor. It’s such a fun herb to grow.

Fennel pairs beautifully with oranges. Here is a way to use up your lovely bulbs and it’s simple to prepare.