July 31, 2018

1) Add chopped fresh herbs to a tomato, cheese, and onion sandwich. 

2) Garnish vichyssoise with violets or chive blossoms; add long “sticks” of chives.

3) Garnish chilled summer soups with nasturtiums or chive blossoms. 

4) Broil a quick bruschetta with mixed fresh herb...

September 7, 2017


- fresh picked tomatoes sliced or cup in wedges

- olive oil

- balsamic vinegar

- salt and pepper


Place cut tomatoes in bowl. Drizzle with a small amount of good quality olive oil.  Add a few shakes of balsamic vinegar and lots of salt and pepper.  St...

September 22, 2014


Wondering what to do with all your fresh herbs? Whether you're getting them from the supermarket or from a farmer, fresh herbs can often be a hassel. How to use a full bunch of rosemary, or marjoram?


The good news is it's easy to preserve fresh herbs and keep t...

September 9, 2014

You've probably heard Sylvester exclaim, "Sufferin' Succotash!", but did you know that succotash is a food? Despite the fact that succotash gained popularity during the Great Depression, when Americans could afford few vegetables, this dish remains a tasty treat and a...

September 3, 2014


Wondering what to do with eggplant? If you haven't tried Eggplant Parmesan, you probably should. Roasted eggplant is also a great addition to other pasta dishes, and stir fried eggplant is great too. For those who are new to eggplant however, Baba Ganoush, a Middle...

August 10, 2014

Sage is one of those herbs that people often wonder what to do with. Fortunately, the Internet is full of great ideas for things to try with this tasty herb! Our very favourite thing to do with sage is to toss it in with pasta, roasted pumpkin and brown butter, but it...

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