Tag Archive: herbs

Lavender Sweet Treats to Make This Month

This spring, I bought some lavender to grow amongst the herbs in my garden. After purchasing the plant, I promised my family I would make lavender ice cream before the end of summer.… Continue reading

My First Strata: An Introduction

Tomorrow I hope to be enjoying a new dish for brunch: strata. As the title of my post suggests, this is my first time making strata, which seems similar to a savory bread… Continue reading

Crafty April: Herb Garden Markers

These homemade garden markers made from polymer clay are too clever! I found this craft project by reading a blog post featured on Freshly Pressed (that I can no longer find in the… Continue reading

So Long, Tomato Dream

Each year, I eagerly buy a slew of flowers, several herbs, and a few tomato plants at the local nursery for seasonal gardening.  Then, I cheerily drive home, humming excitedly as I think… Continue reading

Waiting for Spring…

In my little corner of the world, we’ve had an unseasonably warm winter and I’ve been fighting the urge to plant something since January. In order to appease my brown (or black) thumb,… Continue reading

Steak Sandwiches with Chimichurri Sour Cream Sauce

This is my first steak recipe on the blog, and I wanted to try to make chimichurri sour cream sauce for steak sandwiches on Ciabatta bread.  Chimichurri sauce comes from South America and… Continue reading

Perfect Rice Balls

In my home, we eat a fair amount of Asian food. I often cook curries or General Tso’s chicken, and we stir fry about twice a month. I also like to serve Asian… Continue reading

Adding Spice to Life: Herbes de Provence

Tonight I’m cooking steak and potatoes with a fresh salad for supper, and I thought what better way to add some zest to my russet potatoes than some dried Herbes de Provence? Herbes… Continue reading