Our visit to the old farm this weekend rewarded us with some sweet mulberries. Several of Grandpa Herman's great trees are still producing (if not, overproducing) the succulent little [...]
Bright sorrel is one of my first spring greens to pop up. Actually, it grows strong in the spring, dies back in the heat and comes back in the fall...love it. Sorrel's strong sour flavor helps to stimulate and decongest the Liver and Gallbladder after Winter's heavier foods. Use it in dressings, to flavor eggs or as an usual soup.
Basil, apple, sage and spearmint; Oregano, catnip, pineapple and peppermint; To many dishes their flavor they've lent; Yet why is one not called merriment? Grandma June grew a peppermint [...]
The mention of raspberries makes most of us think of the luscious little gems that are in season right now. You can read about their nature's here, however, in [...]
A client asked me how many herbal formulas are in my personal cupboard."A lot." The answer was quick. Considering that I've been using herbs since I was my late teens [...]
Grandma June had a monstrous rhubarb plant that covered the edge of pathway leading to berry patches. Every Spring we harvested the stalks for strawberry rhubarb pie, jellies, jams [...]
Pea soup? Oh, yes! Peas are high in minerals, vitamin C, D, protein and folic acid. And they are simply delicious in bright and lively [...]
There are hundreds of variations on this famous herb combination. Dash over vegetables or fish and meat, use in fresh sauces and pizza. Wonderful if [...]
Vibrant sweet potatoes and beets make up the base of this vibrant and grounding recipe. Don't be fooled by the colors. The beets are red, but there are also [...]
Pumpkin pie spice is simply a mixture of our most beloved warming, sweet spices. It's fantastically simple to put together yourself whether you use ready ground herbs or grind them yourself.