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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.

Bread Machine Baking: Rye Anise Bread

Bread Machine Baking: Rye Anise Bread

One nice thing about bread machines is that you can try different flours and experiment with textures and add-ins. This recipe for Rye Anise bread is perfect for this. It’s made for pastrami or corned beef, and a hearty mustard! I have included a recipe for mustard, too.

Gardening Without Stress

Gardening Without Stress

Welcome to the wonderfully green world of gardening—a journey that’s as rewarding as it is colorful. If you’re feeling a tad overwhelmed with all the dos and don’ts, seed starting schedules, and frost dates, take a deep breath. You’re not alone, and this post is all about easing those anxieties.

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.

Tarragon

Tarragon

The history of tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus)stretches back to ancient times, where it was used for its medicinal properties. The herb made its way across continents, valued by various cultures for its ability to stimulate the appetite and aid digestion. In the medieval era, tarragon found its place in the gardens of monasteries, used by monks to produce remedies.

Chives

Chives

Chives, (Allium schoenoprasum), are a member of the onion family. They stand out in the culinary world for their delicate flavor and vibrant green touch. These slender, grass-like herbs are not only a favorite garnish but also a powerhouse of nutrition and history

Bread Machine Baking: Herbed Green Onion Bread

Bread Machine Baking: Herbed Green Onion Bread

Herbed Green Onion Bread is the perfect addition to any meal. It’s soft, flavorful, and compliments many soups and main dishes. I would make it as a loaf, then make it as a dough and create rolls or breadsticks! This one is a keeper.

Lemon Rosemary Coffee Cake

Lemon Rosemary Coffee Cake

Remember when you were a child and woke up to the scent of something delicious baking? This is a lovely herbal twist on a more traditional coffee cake, and rosemary with lemon makes a delightful pairing.