Ann’s Recipe Index

Cilantro, Parsley’s Spicy Cousin

Cilantro, Parsley’s Spicy Cousin

Temptation can strike at the strangest places, even during a foray to the grocery store. Passing bins of apples, grapes, and bananas, I spotted a woman holding a bunch of green leaves with a hesitant expression. She turns and asks, “Is this parsley?” I know what she’s...

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What Hot Weather Does to Cilantro

What Hot Weather Does to Cilantro

Last May when I was out watering my front garden, I noticed some big changes to my cilantro. What was a green luscious plant barely a foot tall six weeks before was now reaching two feet tall and sporting delicate clusters of white flowers. It was healthy and pretty...

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Plant Cilantro Now For Maximum Harvest

Plant Cilantro Now For Maximum Harvest

This last week or two, I’ve begun to notice the sure signs of spring. The snow bells in my front garden are in full bloom. I can hear the cardinals and mockingbirds calling to mates as they stake out nesting territory. But the surest sign of spring is the slowly rising overnight lows. Time to start my early spring herbs and that means planting cilantro.

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