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Mushroom Green Bean Pinwheel Bake

Mushroom Green Bean Pinwheel Bake

| March 19, 2006 | 1 Comment

It’s the weekend and that means time for Weekend Herb Blogging, hosted by Kalyn’s Kitchen. Curly parsley is characterized by it’s curly leaves. It has a mild peppery flavor, and can be eaten raw as a breath freshener. It has less flavor than the Italian variety of parsley, though. Curly parsley makes a pretty garnish […]

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Weekend Herb Blogging: Mint

Weekend Herb Blogging: Mint

| March 12, 2006 | 6 Comments

Last weekend I wrote about basil, a favorite herb of mine. For this weekend, my second time participating in Kalyn’s Kitchen’s Weekend Herb Blogging event, I decided to call a herb from my childhood: mint. What does mint have to do with my childhood? At my grandparent’s home in Wappingers Falls, NY, where I lived […]

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Pasta Fresca for One

Pasta Fresca for One

| March 5, 2006 | 4 Comments

Well, when I saw Sweetnick’s post about Weekend Herb Blogging, which Kalyn’s Kitchen hosts, I just jumped at the chance to share what I’ve just learned about basil. You see, I’ve wanted to grow my own herbs for some time but I wasn’t sure where to start. I mean where do you put them, first […]

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Found: Sea Salt with Lavender

Found: Sea Salt with Lavender

| January 15, 2006 | 0 Comments

I am so excited. Shawn and I got hooked on sea salt with lavender last year. However, we finished our supply and I haven’t been able to locate more … until now. I found Grey Sea Salt with Lavender at Williams-Sonoma yesterday. Lavender is a great flavor addition for breads — used sparingly though since […]

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Notes on Herbs and Spices

Notes on Herbs and Spices

| December 10, 2005 | 2 Comments

I am obsessed with flavor. And by flavor I mean poignant, memorable, recognizable aromas and tastes. I don’t know why, but everything I make has to “sing,” as an editor of mine always says. I’ve noticed that there are a few things in my spice cabinet that get pulled out a lot. And it’s those […]

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