All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘herbs’

Yule Log Recipe

Festive Yule Log Recipe

Just in time for the holidays Carolyn Herriot is back to share with us a tantalizing recipe straight from her book, The Zero-Mile Diet Cookbook: Seasonal Recipes for Delicious Homegrown Food (Harbour Publishing). Place this festive yule log on a handsome platter, decorate it with a sprig of holly and serve with assorted crackers and mulled spice wine. Ingredients 4 oz (112 gr) …

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Herb Infused Vinegar Recipes Small

Herb Infused Vinegar

It’s around this time, when I the vegetable garden is asleep for the year, that I depend on herbs for fresh favours. I grow such abundance that no matter how much I freeze and dry, I am always left with a whole bunch to give away. This year I thought of sharing herbs in a new way: flavored vinegars. Now …

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Soaps Lotions Potions Recipes From The Garden

Soaps, Lotions, and Potions from the Garden

I grow herbs in my garden for cooking and for their beauty, but also so I can bring the garden inside and wear it on the outside (on my skin, I mean). Years ago in my efforts to detoxify and live healthier I started making my own skin care products and many of the recipes are here in the Natural …

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DIY Chalkboard Plant Labels

Chalkboard Paint Plant Markers

Chalkboard paint has yet another use! These plant markers made from wooden paint stir sticks and chalkboard paint make for simple, decorative plant markers. The label won’t wash away after one rain shower, although it’s best not to use these as outdoor plant labels for the long term as the rain will get them eventually. Instead, consider using these as …

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Three Tier Hanging Herb Garden

Three Tier Hanging Herb Planter

I just have to share this smart project from Martha Stewart Living‘s June 2013 issue: a three tier hanging herb planter. Even if you have a small outdoor space you can still grow plenty of herbs. I can even see this in a sunny window indoors, given the baskets are lined with a little plastic first.

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wild herb ravioli

Wild Herb Ravioli

Active Time 40 MIN. Total Time 45 MIN. Makes 36 Ravioli Serves 6 Egg-roll wrappers make these a snap to prepare. Photo: colinclarkphoto.com 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided 1½ ounces chickweed or spinach, stems removed (2 cups) 1 ounce deadnettle or henbit tops, including flowers, or spinach, stems removed (1½ cups) 1 ounce wild garlic greens or chives, cut into ½- to 1-inch lengths …

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