Monthly Archives: February 2012

Parsley, Sage, Rosemary, and Thyme: My Sundried Tomato Pesto

Robust and rubicund, this sundried tomato pesto pays homage to Simon and Garfunkel and is my answer to never having enough basil for pesto through the dreary days of winter. Gather ye all herbs while ye may, Old Thyme still … Continue reading

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Bitter is Better: Fabulous Fenugreek Leaves

Triumphantly, I produced my find of the day, Trigonella foenum-graecum, much like a conjurer hopes to elicit oohs and ahhs for pulling the proverbial rabbit out of a hat. It was a perfect specimen, clover –like leaves of pale green, … Continue reading

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