This is the third of four seed company reviews. All have extensive offerings of heirloom and rare seeds and I’ve been very pleased with all four. I write as a satisfied customer. I’ve previously reviewed New Hope Seed Company and Botanical Interests. [Heirloom Seeds offers “packages” of seeds– dozens if not hundred of different varieties
Wonderful, don’t you think?
Basil on its way to the dehydrator Mr. Big Food asked the other day if I had dried any thyme. I had not, primarily because I have enough fresh English thyme to last a life time. He commented that dried thyme was “crazily” expensive. So since there are occasions when dried is preferable to fresh–
Monday is vegan night and Daughter C and Miss M prepared ans served a delicious pasta dish! I wish I had taken photographs but the big pasta bowl was empty before I realized it! They found the recipe at The Food Network dot com, and it’s attributed to Nigella Lawson. Herbs came straight from the herb garden:“Mom!
Recipe from Healthy Home Cooking: Fresh Ways with Vegetables (Time-Life Books, Alexandria, Virginia, 1986) Preparation and grilling photos here: Big Food! GRILLED VEGETABLES WITH HERB MARINADE Serves 12Working (and total) time: about 45 minutesCalories 88; Protein 3g; Cholesterol 0mg; Total fat 5g; Saturated fat 1g; Sodium 52mg 6 medium zucchini, each sliced in half crosswise
One dehydrator batch True Greek oregano is a wonderful herb. From Botanical Interests: Perennial. True Greek oregano is the superior, true culinary type of oregano prized by Italian and Greek chefs. It is highly aromatic and flavorful, combining superbly with fresh tomatoes or tomato sauces, egg and cheese combinations such as omelets and quiche, marinated