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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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?
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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.) […]
Tweet Your herb garden is not complete if you are not growing sweet basil. The bright green leaves give off a clove scent and make the perfect accent to a fresh tomato salad. Basil – There are may varieties of basil which vary in size and color. But Sweet Basil is the most famous. It […]
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 […]
Tweet Do you know why the herb parsley has been used as garnish on your plate? This simple herb is easy to grow and parsley has benefits that I didn’t even until I researched this herb plant. This is a perfect plant when it comes to herb gardening for beginners. Parsley – There are two […]
Tweet The dill in my herb garden reseeds its self every year. I love it. New little dill plants all over. Finally the dill is ready to be cut an used. So tonight we are having trout with dill sauce. It just so happens we go trout fishing so that is the fish I like […]