“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. He is rich who owns the day…” -Ralph Waldo Emerson Those of you who have been following my blog or attending workshops (at our herb shop) for any length of time know that I truly believe in the value of … More Food For the Body and Soul
” America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.” – Harry S. Truman In honor of our nation’s 240th birthday, I wanted to dedicate this blog to some of the traditions and virtues from the past and present, all of … More Happy Birthday, America!!
Did you know that herbs have been used (and depended upon) for centuries for flavor, health and home sanitation? Our ancestors utilized a ‘kitchen garden’ of herbs outside their door for adding flavor to their basic menus and knew the value of herbs for keeping their family and home healthy. Why not discover how to unlock … More 2017 Summer Workshop Schedule-The Usefulness of Herbs
“Show me your garden and I shall show you who you are.” – A. Austin Welcome Spring! Did you know that there is a world of health springing to life right outside your door? This is the best time of the year for healthy greens and herbs that can be easily added to your diet. … More Herbs and Greens for Spring
January is typically filled with cold, dreary days. Sunshine is minimal and outside activities are few and far between. Most people I know dislike winter and are waiting for Spring to arrive. To make matters worse, the weather man (or woman) is predicting a ‘winter mix’ of sleet, snow, drizzle and freezing rain towards the … More Slow-Cooked Comfort
The holidays are quickly approaching and my thoughts turn to cherished traditions. In our house, these traditions frequently include re-creating favorite dishes and treats. I have been blessed to have inherited a penchant for baking and a collection of recipes from the talented cooks in both my family and my husband’s family. To me, these … More Savoring the Holidays