This week’s share will include a cooking herb, such as oregano, thyme, or parsley. OREGANO One of the most popular herbs used to flavor spaghetti sauce, lasagna, and of course, pizza, oregano has a distinct fragrance and aroma. It is also used in the preparation of chicken, fish, soups, omelettes, sauces, and pickling. Try adding fresh chopped […]
This week’s share will include an herb, either sage or chives, ready to use in your favorite recipes. One of the recipes in this week’s newsletter includes sage, among the other ingredients. And of course, chives can be used when you prepare your Yukon gold potatoes.
Roma tomatoes are in the class of plum or paste tomatoes. This variety of tomato typically has a meaty flesh, few seeds, and is less juicy than other tomatoes, which makes them ideal for salsas and cooking down into a tomato sauce or paste. Their shape is an elongated egg-shape and they grow to about 3 […]
Similar to mini sweet peppers in taste and texture, try roasting or stuffing these longer peppers. Packed with flavor, they add a vibrant color to salads and veggie trays. To store: Refrigerate peppers in the hydrator drawer for up to 1 week. Wash just before using. To roast them: Place the peppers under the broiler, […]
One of the most popular herbs used to flavor spaghetti sauce, lasagna, and of course, pizza, oregano has a distinct fragrance and aroma. It is also used in the preparation of chicken, fish, soups, omelettes, sauces, and pickling. Try adding fresh chopped oregano leaves to a green lettuce salad. Store fresh leaves in a zip-lock […]
One of the most familiar cooking herbs, thyme is often used within soups, stews, sauteed or baked vegetables, custards, and casseroles. This herb gives the food a warm and tangy flavor, and retains its strong flavor even after cooking. It is also used in dressings and marinades. To store, wrap the stems loosely in plastic […]
Chives are a rich source of vitamins A and K, and also provide vitamin C, B-complex vitamins and folates. Chives are a delicious addition to fresh green salads, soups, and stews.
A pungent herb with a unique flavor, cilantro is fast becoming a favorite for many. Used in a variety of ethnic dishes, cilantro has gained in popularity in this country. Of course, one of the first things that comes to mind is its use in homemade salsa. It is used in many other Mexican dishes as […]
This week’s share will include a potted basil plant, ready to harvest for immediate use, and to plant for future use all summer. We offer the following guidelines for its use. First of all, it will need to be cut back. The best way to do this is to pinch the tops above where you see a […]
Heavy duty, winter safe, 12″ plastic pot. Filled with sand, these plastic pots are perfect for building your spruce tip creation. They can be displayed on their own or placed inside decorative pottery of your choosing.