Sometime after the Fourth of July, herb gardeners are occasionally overcome with strange needs. We scout for flat surfaces around the house. Spare tables, the top of the clothes dryer, nothing is safe.
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At this time of year the shortening days and cooler temperatures mean that not much is happening in our gardens. Even so herbs can still be part of our fun. In the spirit of this festive time, I have use my herbal knowledge and cobbled together lyrics to “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” For each day in the song, I have substituted herbs that have traditionally been associated with the Advent Season, Christmas, and the birth of Jesus. And here they are….
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...
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