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Licorice Root Tea

Licorice Root Tea

Here’s a soothing and sweet recipe for Licorice Root Tea that blends the natural sweetness of licorice root with complementary flavors to create a comforting beverage. This tea is excellent for soothing sore throats or simply enjoying a relaxing moment.

Dandelion Jelly Off the Safe Canning List

Dandelion Jelly Off the Safe Canning List

Some of you may know that I am extremely passionate about food preservation. I love to explore the science behind food and food safety. I also adhere to safe canning practices because it is important to me that my family has access to tasty, healthy canned foods. I experiment with recipes daily, but when it comes to making foods safe to sit on a shelf? I follow the science. Botulism is no joke.

Licorice Root

Licorice Root

Licorice root, derived from the plant Glycyrrhiza glabra, is a renowned herb in both culinary and medicinal contexts. Known for its sweet, distinctive flavor, licorice has been utilized for thousands of years, spanning various cultures and continents.

Dandelion Salve

Dandelion Salve

Spring finally has arrived in my world, which means my herbal harvesting has begun. I have anxiously awaited the dandelions blooming so I could make more muscle salve. A dandelion salve is one of the earliest herbal things I would make with confidence.

Turmeric Coconut Rice

Turmeric Coconut Rice

Here’s a recipe for Turmeric Coconut Rice, a vibrant and flavorful dish that wonderfully highlights the earthy essence of turmeric. This dish is simple to make and brings a splash of color to any table, making it an excellent side for a variety of main courses.

Turmeric

Turmeric

Turmeric, known scientifically as Curcuma longa, is a vibrant spice that has claimed its fame not only in culinary realms worldwide but also as a potent medicinal herb. With its rich, golden color and distinctive flavor, turmeric is an indispensable ingredient in many dishes and a cornerstone in natural healing practices.

Strawberry Rhubarb Compote

Strawberry Rhubarb Compote

Here is another way to use all that rhubarb you have growing in the yard. I like to think of this as a last-minute treat because it is so fast to make and really adds a ton of flavor. Try it over cheesecake and thank me later!

Citrus Basil Chicken

Citrus Basil Chicken

Here’s a refreshing and vibrant recipe that highlights basil beautifully, and it’s not pesto: Citrus Basil Chicken. This dish combines the fresh, aromatic flavor of basil with the tangy zest of citrus to create a light yet flavorful meal. It’s perfect for a summer dinner or a healthy weeknight meal.

Basil

Basil

Basil, scientifically known as Ocimum basilicum, is celebrated globally not only for its integral role in culinary arts but also for its health-enhancing properties. As a key herb in kitchens and gardens alike, basil offers a fresh, aromatic lift to dishes and a wealth of medicinal benefits, making it an essential herb for both chefs and herbalists.

Homemade Breakfast Sausage

Homemade Breakfast Sausage

Making breakfast sausage is one of those unsung recipes that anyone can do. It’s always tastier than anything you buy, and you can tweak the ingredients just how your family likes it. I recommend mixing, making a little patty and frying it up to see how you did.