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I have several plants that have been going strong all winter inside. Two of them make wonderful herbal tea – mint and lemon balm. I grab a small handful of leaves from either one and very lightly rinse them. Steep to taste and strain the leaves. I like to use the Teavana perfect tea maker.
Several days ago I was surfing recipe sites and pinterest-ing (is that a word?) them . I marked this one down but wasn’t sure I’d try it. Fast forward to today. I happened to have some mint that I thinned out of the garden and wasn’t sure what to do with it. This recipe was theContinue reading “Veggie Salad in a Cucumber Cup”
Fresh salsa from the garden is one of my favorite ways to use up the summer bounty of tomatoes and peppers. I do wish my cilantro in the garden had made it, but for now I’ll make do with packaged. This amount of salsa is good for a small snack for 2 people. Ingredients: TomatoesContinue reading “Fresh Garden Salsa”
This is my version of eggs in a nest – scrambled eggs with chives and onions over a bed of lettuce and kale with fruit on the side. Yum!
I have a good sized patch of catnip growing in my garden that’s threatening to overtake one of my pepper plants. So I decided that it was time to dry some catnip for tea. Catnip (Nepeta cataria) is a member of the mint family and is apparently quite entrancing to cats. I don’t have cats so IContinue reading “Drying Herbs in a Dehydrator – Catnip”