“Herb” Wild, Round Three

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Day 5 brings us to CILANTRO I have found my clients either LOVE or HATE cilantro. Some people find cilantro citrusy and aromatic, while to others it tastes a bit soapy or, as my father puts it, “spicy.” I happen to be one of those that absolutely LOVES cilantro – just about every night I… Read more »

“Herb” Wild, Round Two!

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Day 3’s herb is DILL Dill’s frilly “wisps” are sweet and tangy… almost like a hint of licorice! Perfect mixed into devil egg filling, potato and tuna salads, frittatas, chicken soup, or my fave, quinoa, beet and dill salad! (Check it out on my side dishes menu!)     And on Day 4, there’s MINT Mint’s… Read more »

We’re going “Herb” Wild!

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Go “Herb” Wild!! Over the next few days I will share with you a few new uses for your favorite herbs that are sure to put dazzle in your dinner…and you’ll never mistake cilantro for parsley again! Let’s get started with one of my favorites – BASIL One of the most aromatic herbs around, tender… Read more »

Happy New Year everyone!

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I don’t know about you, but I am ready to show up and show out 2015 – I know it is going to be a great year for us all! Every New Year brings on thoughts of change and the dreaded “resolutions.” My feeling on New Year’s resolutions is that every day is a new… Read more »

A great stocking stuffer for your favorite cook!

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I’m not usually a big fan of gadgets, but every so often I find a tool that really makes a task easier. I love to cook with veggies like carrots and potatoes – but I hate peeling them! Then I discovered the Chef’n PalmPeeler, which makes quick work of veggie peeling. With the PalmPeeler, I… Read more »