Vegetable Powders

Sometimes when there is an over abundance of vegetables coming out of the garden or a good price on produce at the market I have been known to dehydrate and grind them into powder for use in soups, gravies, casseroles etc. or even sprinkled over popcorn. They can add flavor, color and at least some … More Vegetable Powders

Herb Week

This week I’ve been harvesting and preserving herbs. The basil and oregano were going to seed and the rosemary, French tarragon and parsley were overgrown and crowding each other. The basil I blended to a purée with olive oil, white wine vinegar, honey and salt. The purée was spooned into ice cube trays and frozen. … More Herb Week

Preserving Basil

Here I am with lots of time on my hands but away from home. At least I have my laptop with me and can keep up with what others are up to in their kitchens. I do have some old photos on my computer I could make mention of. Basil is one of my favorite … More Preserving Basil