Fattoush Salad, An Herbal Treat

Fattoush Salad, An Herbal Treat

Mediterranean flavors are added to the usual salad ingredients to create something special that may be new to you. (Or may be a favorite, if you happen to be Lebanese.) This Middle Eastern chopped salad combines the exotic with the familiar and uses fresh herbs from...
Fried Squash Blossoms

Fried Squash Blossoms

If you grow squash, try this recipe for a taste treat from the blossoms. Squash Blossoms Just one plant of Zucchini ( or Courgettes) results in lots of blossoms to harvest for this unusual dish. Popular in Mexico and Italy, this is not as well known a dish in the...
Lavender Tea Cookies

Lavender Tea Cookies

Like most lavender cooky recipes they were a shortbread based recipe. This one should yield a very nice result with the extra of rose flavored icing.

Grilled Salmon With Herbes De Provence

Grilled Salmon With Herbes De Provence

Perhaps lavender is not so well known to American cooks on its own, but the combination of spices that French cooking has made famous includes it in many of its variations. The Provence region of France is famous for its lavender fields and so it is no wonder that it...
Salad Days

Salad Days

The spring brings fantastic new salad greens to the table. All those seeds which are planted when the weather has barely broken from winter’s cold, stiff fingers are now shooting up into tasty and tender new leaves. Either pull thinnings or cut off some of the...