Articles for the Month of April 2013

A Cooking Tip From the French

In this post, I want to take a slight departure from my main topic and pass on to you about one of the best bits of cooking advice I ever received. The French, bless their hearts, impart the cooking proverb of  mise en place  (pronounced “miz on plas”) to all their new cooks. The words mean “putting

Tea for Two…or Three or More

Last week I completed work on two articles for Gardener’s Supply; one on a salad herb garden and one on planting an herbal tea garden. That got me to thinking about how best to brew a cuppa, the types of tea, blending one’s own herbal tea mix, and so forth. So here goes – my