Froofy Water (or, Infused Water, as it’s now known)

Froofy Water is essentially infused water with a better name! Easy to make, delicious to sip. Perfect for summer!

Fennel was the Inaugural Herb of the Year in 1995 . . .

In 1995, Fennel, Foeniculum vulgare, was the first herb to be named by the International Herb Association as Herb of the Year™️ in their new educational program, a program that is going strong to this day, and recognized worldwide by other Herb and Botanical groups and Societies. That said, I didn’t join the group until […]

Introducing the #treatofthecentury to the #cocktailoftheweekend fun! Bay Laurel edition

The #cocktailoftheweekend gets another hashtag partner this week. Introducing the #treatofthecentury! Celebrating some of the many wonderful uses of the herb Bay Laurel.

Bay everyday

Yesterday, I said on Pinterest (Please<a href="http://“> ) that I use bay leaves in my cooking everyday. I have ever since Bay was the herb of the year in 2009. I said this while promoting yesterday’s kumquat post by pinning on Pinterest one of the pictures of the “Brandied Spiced Kumquats” that I took when […]

You heard it here first…Roses are easy to grow.

The rose is the herb of the year for 2012 and when folks find this out they invariably say one (or more) of several things to me… “…I didn’t know roses were herbs”, or “…roses are so hard to grow”, or “…I didn’t know roses were edible”, etc. All of this is proof positive that […]

Fresh Rosebud Earrings

Fresh rosebud earrings tutorial – In order to make these the way that i did you will need to purchase earring “findings” at a craft store ahead of time. I bought these sterling sliver stick pin style earring parts at my local Michael’s craft store. Because I have an allergy to nickel I only make […]