Category Archives: Herbs

Italian Herbs & Seasonings

Italian Herbs & Seasonings Another project of mine this year was to make sure that I was growing enough of the herbs I needed to make my own Italian Seasoning mix, and hopefully have enough dried herbs left over for gifts.  There are a few family dishes that I make that utilize a basic tomato
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Preparing Dried Herbs

 Preparing Herbs Once I started growing and preserving my own herbs from my garden, the art of cooking took on a whole new meaning for me. I’ve always enjoyed cooking and experimenting with food, but before I had my own garden, like most people, I just bought all my food, spices & herbs at the grocery
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Herb Gardens & Drying Herbs

Growing most herbs is easy, uncomplicated, and one of the least stressful plants in the garden to harvest.  With fruits and vegetables there is such a narrow window of time when you either need to harvest and eat them or preserve them before they spoil.  With most herbs you just cut them, hang ‘em up to
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Hanging Herbs

Growing and drying herbs is one of the most satisfying activities a gardener can do.  Herbs are easy to grow, and they require so little effort to preserve compared to canning and other types of food preservation.  Herbs are essential to the art of cooking and enjoyment of eating.  If you grow your own herbs you can save money
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