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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.

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

Fennel

Fennel, with its feather-like leaves and distinct licorice flavor, is a hardy, perennial herb that hails from the Mediterranean. It’s as beautiful in a garden as it is versatile in the kitchen.

Butterfly Pea Zen Tea: A Calming Herbal Infusion

Butterfly Pea Zen Tea: A Calming Herbal Infusion

I created this tea blend first because I wanted something calming. And second, I am a science geek and that is where Butterfly Pea comes in. Who wouldn’t love the color-changing effect? Anyhow, thanks for reading and I hope you try this delicious recipe.

Marjoram Lemon Chicken with Roasted Garlic and Herb Potatoes

Marjoram Lemon Chicken with Roasted Garlic and Herb Potatoes

Easy and fabulous, I like recipes that start with simple ingredients and you end up with a big win. This is that sort of recipe. Marjoram and lemon transform chicken into a beautifully flavored meal. Don’t skip the brine step. Include it anytime you are making chicken. It’s easy and levels up your protein. Enjoy!!

Marjoram

Marjoram

Marjoram, often mistaken for its close relative oregano, is a unique herb with a sweeter, more delicate flavor that has graced Mediterranean dishes for centuries. But marjoram’s appeal goes beyond its culinary uses; it is steeped in folklore and medicinal properties that make it a fascinating subject for any herbal enthusiast.