Grilling (Tarra)gon Wild

It’s early summer, outdoor temps are heating up and the grills are rolling out. Pair this with late spring and early summer vegetables and I’ve got one herb on my mind. French tarragon! French tarragon is a perennial herb with a delectable licorice-citrusy flavor, that leaves a slight tingle of sweetness on your tongue. Related…

Recipe: Artisan Marjoram Sourdough

If you’re like me and have fully embraced the quarantine sourdough movement, here’s a spin on the classic loaf. Adding in a cup of finely chopped herbs at the autolyse stage results in slightly flavored, tangy bread. With a little patience and some Shephard’s Grain flour, I’ve been getting great results with this recipe, even…

Recipe: Marjoram Marinade

An excellent marinade for chicken and fish. Or use it as a salad dressing. Flavor pairs very well with garbanzos and tomatoes. Ingredients: Handful each of marjoram and parsley 1 cup balsamic vinegar 1 1/3 cup oil 2 T water 1/4 c green onions (or substitute 1/2 cup chives) 2 garlic cloves, minced or crushed…

Ideas for Chive Blossoms

Have you seen those purple balloons that float up from the centers of garden chives? Did you know that they’re edible? The tough stems of chive blossoms mean they’re typically excluded from the chive bunches sold in stores and markets. But these beautiful flowers can be turned into blush colored vinegar, flavored butter and make…

Recipe: Chervil Coulis

Yet another recipe for our spring star herb, chervil. A coulis is simply a thin fruit of vegetable puree used as a sauce. Maybe you’ve heard of a raspberry coulis, drizzled over a summertime treat? A coulis can be sweet or savory, drizzled over fruit and ice cream or meats and vegetables. Our recipe for…

Recipe: Chervil Vinaigrette

Chervil is one of my new favorite herbs. A spiced anise flavor with sweet undertones, it’s a perfect addition to any homemade vinaigrette dressing. Try this one on your next green salad. Chervil Vinaigrette 1/4 cup oil 2 T lemon juice 2 T white wine vinegar 2 T minced shallot (I substituted chives, a less…

3 Flavor Upgrades for Deviled Eggs

If deviled eggs are a staple on your Easter dinner table, we’ve got three flavor ideas for you to take your egg game up a notch. See below for our fool-proof base recipe, then pick your flavor or try all three! Classic with Brown Mustard 1 teaspoon brown mustard 1 teaspoon pickle juice (substitute for…