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What should mint really smell like?

by Jellyhead 29 days ago

I'm new to herb growing, this spring I brought home a few herbs from one of our most reputable local nurseries. I pu...


Sablehart commented 29 days ago

Are Herb Scissors Necessary?

by Tinkerbell 4 years ago

I am looking at herb scissors. There is one pair that comes highly recommended made in Germany. Stainless steel Kut...


revealer commented 3 months ago

How To Preserve Dill?

by herby 3 months ago

I stopped by my little community garden today to assess what need to be done before planting and it is covered with y...


dfrostnh commented 3 months ago

What Herb/Spice Do You Most Dislike?

by Perilagu Khan 4 years ago

I'm pretty much a spiceophile. Rare is the spice I do not love. The strongest exception to this rule, however, is Mex...


itsmejessica commented 7 months ago

Help!!! Marjoram substitute needed

by eding888 8 months ago

I am making chicken and wild rice. I don't have any marjoram left. What spice should I use?

HeidiCooksSupper commented 8 months ago

Sorrel in Sydney

by mrmathew 10 months ago

I'm trying to find fresh herbs - Sorrel - in Sydney. Called Harris Farm and Norton St Grocer and neither have any. ...

PhilD commented 9 months ago

Where to find gentian root in Van?

by mendicity 10 months ago

I'm going to make amari for Christmas gifts this year and the recipe I've settled on calls for gentian root. Anyone k...


mendicity commented 10 months ago

Recipes to Showcase Spices

by Springbowk 11 months ago

Hello, Hounds! I need some simple recipes that include flavorful spices and/or herbs, to help make my non-foodie fami...

Ttrockwood commented 11 months ago

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Freezing Candied Sage

by changingwoman 11 months ago

I have an abundance of fresh sage and would like to candy some for holiday gifts. Does anyone have actual experience...

Wild Fennel Seeds

by OliveYou2 1 year ago

Does anyone know where I can purchase "Wild Fennel Seeds" in Los Angeles? I have been searching around with no luck,...

nannygoat commented 11 months ago

Best dried herbs?

by Fuffy 11 months ago

Am about to fulfill old New Year resolution of throwing out old dried herbs and buying new. I seem to remember that...


Fuffy commented 11 months ago

Hydroponic Window Boxes

by outRIAAge 12 months ago

Living in an apartment, I wanted fresh herbs. So I got into hydroponics, and invented a hydroponic window box. Just l...

coll commented 12 months ago

Lemon balm gone wild!

by CindyJ 1 year ago

Lemon balm is one of those plants that I like the idea of, but I really don't know what to do with it. Last year, wh...


valadelphia commented 1 year ago

Favorite ways to enjoy basil

by ChefyV 1 year ago

I love basil and use it in sandwiches and pesto. What are some of your favorite ways to use basil? Just looking to...


ratgirlagogo commented 1 year ago

culantro vs shado beni

by Shrinkrap 4 years ago

Need some help here! I am running into both in my quest to recreate my late aunt's West Indian pepper sauce. It is...

Shrinkrap commented 1 year ago

How to counteract the bitterness in a blended soup?

by glify 1 year ago

I recently came across a YouTube video that said blended soups should balance watery vegetables with water, citrus ju...


treb commented 1 year ago

Can you grind dried herbs with kosher salt in a salt mill?

by danablake 1 year ago

I'd like to make some seasoned kosher salts (like salt with dried rosemary, for example) and wondered whether I could...


oferl commented 1 year ago

Mole con pollo newbie / hoja santa in Boston?

by contaminatrix 1 year ago

New initiate to mole con pollo, want to go for the gold with Oaxaca-style mole negro as my first attempt at actually ...


MikeG commented 1 year ago

Variations on Tabouli (or tabbouleh)...

by debbypo 1 year ago

I love this dish... especially in the summer. Mine is pretty traditional except for a little finely chopped persian c...


Madrid commented 1 year ago

Agar "sheet" problem when attempted with herbs

by calf 5 years ago

I've been trying to make an agar film with basil juice (finely puréed and filtered), but the basil keep precipitating...

phofiend commented 1 year ago

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