Foods & Cooking

Rosemary spice — The Wonderful Multi-Purpose

«Rosemary» Rosmarinus officinalis lamiaceae. Other common names Compass plant, dew of the sea, incensier, Mary’s mantle. Parts used leaves, flowering tops Few herbs are as universally grown and loved as rosemary. There are a inimher of varieties available and rosemary has many garden uses, from hedging, spillovers and pols lo gronndeovers and topiary. The refreshing resinous …

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Sage spice: Your guide is here

BOTANICAL NAME: Salvia sp. Lamiaceae There are more than 700 species of salvias, many of them spectacular when in flower, and a number with leaves that are variously scented with pineapple, grapes, tangerine, grapefruit, anise, honey melon or fruit salad. Salvia flowers attract butterflies and nectar-sipping birds. Common or garden sage (officinalis) is one of …

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What is a tarragon spice?

BOTANICAL NAME: Artemisia drocunculus, A dracunculiases Asteraceae Dracunculus is Latin fur “little dragon” and once tarragon was reputed to cure bites of not only diminutive dragons but also all serpents. Today its unique, delicious and piquant flavor is indispensable to the classic cuisine of France. Culinary use of tarragon spice – cooking with tarragon French …

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What are electric smokers?

Electric smokers are great devices for food smoking. Smokers are extremely popular because Americans love the taste of smoked meat. Electric smokers are becoming more popular because they are safe to use and do not require constant attention from traditional smokers. What are electric smokers? Electric smokers smoke meat like any other smoker, but you …

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No Bake Desserts to Die for

Temperatures are up and if your craving for sweets rises with the mercury, you’ll love these five delicious desserts. What’s great about these sweet treats is you can whip them up in minutes using a combination of fresh and purchased ingredients and without even turning on the oven. 1. Strawberry shortcut Sprinkle sliced strawberries with …

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3 Perfect Snacks for the Pool

Planning a pool party? Your guests will love these fabulous pool-side snacks. Beet Greens Bruschetta serves 8 Ingredients: 3 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup chopped onion, chopped 1 cup chopped beet greens 1 medium tomato, seeded and chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped salt, to …

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