Category Archives: Hardy Herbs

When In Drought, Make Herb Salts

Print PDFGenovese basil salt tastes fabulous Helping Pollinators Through Dry Summers My bee keeper friend Charles showed me a picture of his bees during our recent heat dome event. Except for a few guards left to mind the glass-sided hive, … Continue reading

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Celebrating With Flowers

Print PDFMay Day is on the way, are you ready? Nurturing Neighborliness on May Day This week has been rainy and cool and I’ve been eagerly eyeing local flowers; will they last another few days? A strong of warm, dry … Continue reading

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Cookies & Tea & Snow & Me

Print PDFCookies should taste exactly the way you love them best When Weather Isn’t Welcome Ah, spring! Bulbs are sprouting and minor bulbs are already showing their colors, from snowdrops and snowflakes to winter aconite (Eranthis) and muscari to species … Continue reading

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Reliably Perfect Beans

Print PDF                             Dried Beans Are Best When Brined Brining Beans For Tenderness Autumn’s fog, wind and rain makes hearty soups especially appealing. The soup pot is almost always on the stove these days; right now, dried beans shelled by my … Continue reading

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