Category Archives: Recipes

Lemon Rice Pudding

This is one of my favorite desserts, especially this time of year when it’s bleak and gray outside.  The initial recipe was from a friend at church in Rockford, IL. way back in 1972, or so.  As an herb lover, … Continue reading

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Chamomile for Lawns/Yawns!

    While there are two types of chamomile, generally the annual “German” (Matricaria recutita) chamomile is the most used.  It has tall (15-18”) stems of dainty white daisy flowers that are used for teas, culinary, and medicinal purposes.  If … Continue reading

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December in Review

This will be a short review, because there’s not much to harvest outdoors in December in central Indiana!  It was a cold, bleak month overall, with very little sunshine or snow.  The temperatures dropped and by the time I dug … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

  Merry Christmas to All!  The December Newsletter has just been posted on the website, filled with upcoming events, gardening info, an herb of the season, and two yummy recipes for entertaining.  Happy Holidays and Herbal Blessings!

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Holiday Brussel Sprouts

It’s the holiday season, with lots of parties to attend and host.  It’s also the time of year when brussel sprouts are abundant, inexpensive, and at their best.  Here’s a recipe I developed for my first book, “Herbal Beginnings,” which … Continue reading

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Herbal Teas

As most of you know or may have guessed, I’m a tea addict so I’m always trying new combinations of herbs for tea blends.   Actually, my entire passion for herbs began with tea herbs when I impulsively picked up … Continue reading

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Italian Dandelions

I admit it, I’m a sucker for something “new” in the seed catalogs.  I say “new” because sometimes an offering has been around for a while, but it didn’t catch my eye at the time, or I wasn’t interested right … Continue reading

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