Earlier this year, when I planted all my sweet basil plants I was thinking out loud on my Facebook group as to whether or not I could make a great tasting low-carb pesto with something other than pine nuts…
Finding yourself with way more vegetables, herbs etc than you can possibly use before they start to spoil? Let’s talk about freezing some!
During the warm weather months it seems that lots of my recipes call for cilantro. Where we live in central Virginia cilantro withers up and dies as soon as the temp gets too hot so growing it in my herb garden isn’t really a viable alternative and it gets expensive when I have to keep buying it in the grocery store produce department.
So how do I keep my cilantro fresh and ready to use for my favorite summer recipes and save money at the same time?
...to SNAP or NOT to SNAP?
Most of us have been taught to snap our asparagus at the root end before cooking or serving… but when is it best to do that and how far up the stalk should you snap?