Make Some Rosemary Shortbread

Rosemary Shortbread Cookies

Rosemary is often used in savory meat dishes but it can also shine in sweet treats. To see what I mean try this recipe for rosemary shortbread, adapted from a recipe in Recipes from a French Herb Garden, by Geraldene Holt. Rosemary is the perfect herb to use during the holiday season, but keep this

Caring For Your Christmas Rosemary

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If you’ve been out shopping for Christmas decorations you may have seen what looked like a pint-sized Christmas tree. That was probably a rosemary bush shaped into the Christmas tree form. This is really no surprise because the essential oils in rosemary produce a scent similar to pine trees. Beautiful though they are, rosemary holiday

Last Call For Basil

Time to harvest your basil before frost hits.

We are now at the tail end of fall. Many parts of North America have already seen freezing temperatures that shut down garden activity. But if your neighborhood – like mine – has not yet seen the freezing mark, now is the time to harvest any remaining basil you might have in the garden. Basil

Get Some Rest

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It’s ironic that after a tough day it can be hard to get to sleep. Our minds sometimes refuse to slow down. Personally, I hate laying in bed with my brain running like a gerbil on an exercise wheel. This can happen at odd times – most often when the day was eventful but sometimes

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— Jack London

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