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How to cook with herbs

How to Use Fresh Herbs in Cooking

With spring comes an abundance of fresh herbs. But, do you understand how to use fresh herbs in cooking?   Take rosemary, for example. If you chew a sprig of rosemary, it tastes pungent and bitter and also leaves an ...

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How To Store Fresh Herbs So They Last

How To Store Fresh Herbs So They Last

  Learning how to store fresh herbs properly will save you time and money!   Delicate herbs, like parsley, tarragon, dill, chives, or cilantro, can be kept in the fridge, but they need to be protected. I like to trim the ...

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Easy Roast Lamb with Mint Sauce

Easy Roast Lamb with Mint Sauce

I had to learn to like lamb back when I first started dating my husband, Zak. Before he and I were dating, you couldn’t get me to try lamb, let alone like it.  I was obviously living in my head. ...

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how to season properly

How To Season Properly – Height Matters!

Have you ever eaten something that looked beautiful on the plate, but had uneven flavour? A possible cause was the technique used to season the food, so today’s tip is How To Season Properly! Take a pinch of salt in ...

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Roasted Parsnips with Rosemary

Roasted Parsnips with Rosemary

I love this recipe for Roasted Parsnips with Rosemary. The parsnips are cut into little chunks that are roasted into golden little nuggets. They become slightly sweet with a hint of nuttiness. They are even a great alternative as a ...

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which of these herbs belong to the mint family

Which of These Herbs Belong to the Mint Family?

Herbs are a great way to add flavour to almost anything you’re preparing, but what happens if you realize that you’re fresh out or don’t care for an herb that your recipe calls for? Most herbs are members of two ...

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Tabbouleh in a white bowl

Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh is a flavour-filled Middle Eastern salad that is made of parsley, mint, and bulgur. It’s usually served with grilled meat or fish.  Also as an appetizer with grilled pitas, hummus, and lettuce cups for scooping.  Play around with the ...

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Must have herbs and spices

What are Your Must-Have Herbs and Spices?

Herbs and spices are a pantry necessity, they add fragrance and flavour to so many dishes! I am regularly asked what my must have herbs and spices are. Here they are: Bay leaves: use in stews, chillis and curries. Black pepper: salt’s ...

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Image with fresh herbs and description of how to make them last longer

Make Fresh Herbs Last Longer

What is the best way to store fresh herbs so they last longer? The best way to store fresh herbs so that they last longer is: wash in cold water dry herbs slightly wrap herbs in paper towel (or a ...

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