Create a Bouquet Garni for Great Flavor

Occasionally I’ll hear from a reader asking for a chart showing the correct use for herbs and spices. This makes me chuckle. If only they could see me when I make soup. Sure I read the recipe, but I don’t let that squelch my creativity. The flavorings called for in the list of ingredients are

Grow Herbal Microgreens

Recently I’ve seen some interesting posts about growing something called “microgreens.” This is created by thickly sowing the seeds of edible plants on a growing medium, allowing it to germinate and grow for a week or two, depending on how quickly it grows, and then harvest and eating immediately. I think of it as creating