Tag: Herb Garden

Sustainable Living, Waste Free Living

Why should I eat local food?

I’ve been talking a LOT about local food lately.   It’s summer and when the weather gets warm I quickly become obsessed with my garden (where I grow herbs, vegetables, and fruit), the farmers market, UPick, local roadside stands, foraging in the woods, and buying in bulk to can and freeze […]

Harvested chives on my cutting board, with blossoms removed
Slow Living, Waste Free Living

Chives Galore!

I’ve had chives in my herb garden for as long as I can remember, but I’ve never figured out how to incorporate them into my cooking. This spring, since I’m unemployed, the newly appointed head chef, and trying to minimize trips to the grocery store (for both financial and COVID […]

Homemade ranch dressing stored in a glass quart jar
Waste Free Living

Homemade Ranch Dressing

If you’re on a mission to reduce your single use plastic and you’ve got even a fraction of space for an herb garden… you should drop everything and start making your own ranch dressing… immediately! The herbs in this recipe are so easy to grow! Thyme is a perennial herb […]