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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 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.

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.

Coriander Crusted Haddock with Citrus Soy Glaze

Coriander Crusted Haddock with Citrus Soy Glaze

I don’t know about you, but here in Maine, we eat a lot of haddock. I like to try new flavors to make each dish different from the last so we don’t get tired of it. This recipe started as one for Tuna steaks. Who can afford that? Especially on a writer’s budget for a family? Not this girl. Anyhow, it’s luscious with haddock. You have to give it a try! Haddock, being a more delicate fish than tuna, will cook quicker and offer a slightly different, but equally delicious, flavor profile.

Fennel and Orange Salad

Fennel and Orange Salad

Fennel has always been a garden favorite of mine. It’s just so ‘odd’ when it grows as a feathery, wispy thing, then into a sturdy bulb and beautiful flowers. I also love that you can start using Fennel pretty early on in the growth cycle. Snipping off leaves and then leaves and stems. Finally, the rewarding bulb at the end of the growth cycle. They all have that distinctive anise flavor. It’s such a fun herb to grow.

Fennel pairs beautifully with oranges. Here is a way to use up your lovely bulbs and it’s simple to prepare.

Lemon Rosemary Coffee Cake

Lemon Rosemary Coffee Cake

Remember when you were a child and woke up to the scent of something delicious baking? This is a lovely herbal twist on a more traditional coffee cake, and rosemary with lemon makes a delightful pairing.

Sourdough Pancakes

Sourdough Pancakes

Sourdough pancakes are light and tangy, perfect for adding luscious toppings like fruit or berry sauce. My daughter asked for chocolate chip pancakes and I will be making plenty of these so she can indulge as well as have some in the fridge for snacking.

Creamy Wild Mushroom and Thyme Soup

Creamy Wild Mushroom and Thyme Soup

Mushrooms are incredibly versatile in the kitchen. I like to add them to all the dishes I can. As I am not a mushroom expert, I rely on buying them, but we are lucky enough to have numerous farmers markets where mushroom vendors have a wide variety to offer.

Crock Pot Stuffed Peppers

Crock Pot Stuffed Peppers

If you love stuffed peppers, you will love these Crock Pot stuffed peppers. Make them in the morning or even the night before and set them to cook low and slow all day in the Crock Pot. I make them Keto style, but traditional works just as well.