Herbs

Greek-Inspired Potato Salad

Greek-Inspired Potato Salad

All the cool weather and rain we’ve had lately means the herbs are thriving. I try to take advantage of dill at its peak, since it is one of the crops that can go from alive to brown and dead within two or three days’ time, thanks to a fungal disease. This potato salad...

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North African Split Pea Stew (Bissara)

North African Split Pea Stew (Bissara)

I found a recipe online for bissara, a thick stew made with split peas, chile pepper, cumin and paprika. With all the chilly weather lately, I have been craving something comforting and hearty. This fit the bill perfectly. Split peas provide stick-to-your-rib goodness, and the spices and chile were a nice alternative to the...

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Waiter, there’s a flower in my salad!

Waiter, there’s a flower in my salad!

Edible Flowers I love multi-purpose produce: plants that are medicinal as well as edible, herbs that work well in drinks and savory dishes, and flowers that can be eaten. We’ve been indulging almost nightly in fresh, organically-grown garden produce. The delicate lettuce leaves splashed with color are pretty to begin with, but when coupled...

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Pineapple Illusion Iced Tea

Pineapple Illusion Iced Tea

Recently I bought a smorgasbord of mint varieties, such as ginger mint, basil mint and water mint. The pineapple mint has done especially well, cascading its variegated leaves over the edge of the container it’s in. Mixing it with pineapple sage, orange mint and spearmint produced a fruity iced tea without any fruit. There...

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