Posts Tagged ‘fennel’

Homemade ‘Herbes De Provence’ a la California, Fresh from your garden

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

‘Herbes de Provence’ a la California
This specialty ‘Herbes de Provence’ a la California mixture is especially versatile for a ‘California’ flavour to all your dishes, from soups to savory dishes. You can use it on fish, poultry and meats, with your vegetables, casseroles….virtually any dish you wish to spice up reminiscent of a little [...]

‘Herbes de Provence’ — Classic Spice-mix Recipes

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

‘Herbes de Provence’ is used in most French cooking to season chicken, meats, fish, soups and vegetables. It generally combines oregano, rosemary, thyme, savory, marjoram and French Lavender. Several variations of this classic herb mixture have developed over the years, with two favourites listed here.
Both of these delightful recipe-combinations utilize your pesticide-free home-grown herbs beautifully…For [...]

Folk Medicinal Spices–common cures and remedies

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

Common and everyday spices are well known to have healing effects and have been used in this way by virtually all of mankind at one time or another, from ancient times to present day. (see the spice history chart in betweenclosefriends.com for more information)

As we come full circle and begin turning away from the fast-food [...]

Common and Popular Spices and Their Everyday Uses

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

Listed here are a few of the most common spices used in folk medicine along with easy suggested uses for them in your everyday cooking. (Please go to the ‘Miscellaneous Natural Remedies’ category of betweenclosefriends.com and click on ‘Folk Medicinal Spices‘ for the common cures and remedies pertaining to use of these spices)

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How to make a Standard Savory cheese

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008

Savory cheeses: are generally used as condiments to red meats, as a cheese sauce served over cooked meats, or as a spread in place of mayonnaise and mustards. You can also serve a savory cheese on crackers, a bagette, or on open faced sandwiches by themselves or with an assortment of cold cuts. This is [...]

Calm Colic and Aid Digestion for Adults and Babies

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

Effective all natural Fennel Gripe Water for adults and babies—Used occasionally to help digestion and to smooth colic, this gripe water is gently effective. Although gripe water is usually associated with babies, it can also be useful for adults and children. It may be drunk warm or cold. (For more herbal recipes, cures, preparations, [...]