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Using Fresh Herbs, Ahhh Summer!

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Tweet Tis the season for using fresh herbs. So I can’t resist giving you more recipes for using herbs from your herb garden. It is such a pleasure to pick the herbs and use them right away. Using Fresh Herbs This grilled lamb recipe uses both fresh oregano and fresh mint. We like to also […]

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Using Rosemary – Fresh or Dried Rosemary

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Tweet Although growing rosemary here in the mountains of Utah can be difficult.  I like to plant rosemary in a deep pot near the back door so I can give it special attention. Then I can move the pot indoors in the winter. Tips for using fresh rosemary.

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Recipes Using Fresh or Dried Oregano

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Tweet Fortunately dried oregano is as good as using fresh oregano. The dried herbs are full of oils that keep their rich flavor. You can harvest and use oregano all year long. How much dried oregano equals fresh oregano?

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Oregano Herbs – Using Oregano – Summer Recipes

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Tweet It is time to harvest oregano herbs for summer recipes. Using oregano is as simple as picking your oregano plants and sliding the velvety leaves down the stems. Then you can cut the herbs with your kitchen shears. Here are some simple oregano recipes for using oregano. Grilled Greek Burgers Makes 4 burgers 1 […]

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Using Dill – How To Make Dilly Beans

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Tweet It is the perfect time to start using dill. My family is very big on canning and preserving. We have spent many hours putting away the summer harvest for the long cold Utah Winters. Both dill and beans are abundant in our garden, so I thought you might like this great dill bean recipe. […]

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Using Dill – Canning Dill Pickles

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Tweet With and abundance of dill and pickling cucumbers it is time for canning dill pickles. This is a great way for using dill. Now I could get into all the information on how to do this but my sister has already done it for me. You will find my Grandma Ella’s pickle canning recipe […]

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Using Herbs – Sweet Basil Herb

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Tweet Here are some simple yet yummy ways to use your fresh sweet basil herb. Basil Tomato Salad fresh tomatoes rice wine vinegar basil leaves – torn Slice fresh tomatoes onto your serving platter. Sprinkle with vinegar and top with torn basil leaves. Serve. (Use a platter that adds contrast, like blue, yellow or green.) […]

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Using Herbs – Fresh Basil Tomato Sauce

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Tweet Basil goes with almost anything, but it goes especially well with tomatoes. The Greek word for basil means “king”. Which really fits this highly used culinary herb. Today we pruned our basil back to keep it from blooming. So tonight we had “Fresh Basil Tomato Sauce” over ravioli. Yummmmm it was good. Our tomatoes […]

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Using Mint – Fresh Mint Recipes

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Tweet Mint is so refreshing and one of the most prolific summer herbs. Here are some simple ideas for using mint. I like to try different varieties. Like chocolate mint, peppermint, apple mint, basil mint (lemony) and spearmint.  Mint is easy to grow and is perfect for a shade garden. Rinse your mint and use […]

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Salad Herbs – Summer Herb Gardening

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Tweet Fresh lettuce and spinach are abundant in our garden. Paring these delicious greens with fresh salad herbs is a welcome treat on hot summer nights. Although salad herbs are well known in vinegars and dressings you can use salad herbs to add to your fresh greens. Here are a few of my favorites:

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