Category: Herbs

  • July Garden Update

    July Garden Update

    This post linked at: Simple Saturdays Blog Hop

  • Seedlings (Gallery)

    Seedlings (Gallery)

  • Herbal Tea from the Garden

    Herbal Tea from the Garden

    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.

  • Veggie Salad in a Cucumber Cup

    Veggie Salad in a Cucumber Cup

    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 the…

  • Fresh Garden Salsa

    Fresh Garden Salsa

    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: Tomatoes…

  • Eggs in a Nest

    Eggs in a Nest

    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!

  • Drying Herbs in a Dehydrator – Catnip

    Drying Herbs in a Dehydrator – Catnip

    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 I…

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