All posts in "Herbs"

An Herbal Holiday, Cooking A Turkey The Old Fashioned Way

By admin / 6 years ago

    Notice how well the blend with the background     I grew up in a rather large family by today’s standards.  There were 8 rug rats in my family all under the age of 15 at one point in time. So holiday meals were very… Continue reading


Fresh Herbs, How To Make Them Work For You

By admin / 6 years ago

Working with Fresh Thyme I spent a season at the Vail CO central kitchen for the whole valley ski area.  The kitchen itself was located in Beaver Creek, but we served food all over the valley and were also responsible for supplying several  restaurant operations in the Beaver Creek area.  I arrived the… Continue reading


Les Fines Herbes or Fine Herbs, Exploring the Magic In Herbs

By admin / 6 years ago

Allium, Better Known As Chives (Rant Mode) Ok, so I am going to throw a bunch of books at you.  I love Wikipedia, but sometimes the people who write the various entries (Fines Herbes) have not actually done sufficient research to know the whole picture, which in this world if instant gratification leaves us somewhat… Continue reading


Can I Mix Dill With Tarragon? Well, You Can If You Want To!

By admin / 6 years ago

I checked my stats the other day and discovered that that was the subject of a search that brought a visitor to this blog. Short answer, you can combine any herb that you want with any other herb that you want. Long answer, you may not like the resulting flavor that you impart to your […]


Herbs And Spices, The Age Old Question, What Goes With What?

By admin / 7 years ago

Whoa, I am about to step into a hornets nest here!  As soon as I make a suggestion I know that I will offend some purist or other category of cook/chef type with my total ignorance of the subject and pronouncements of well that is a crazy combination etcetera.  The fusion cooks out there do […]

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