Category Archives: Herbs

Basil Pesto

Make Favorite If you’ve been following my blog, you know I love basil and while basil is in season, I’m using it in so many dishes. Here in Western North Carolina, Basil is near it’s end.  The night temperatures are … Continue reading

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Campanelle Pasta with Zucchini and Mushrooms

Make Favorite . This is a healthy vegetarian dish I have made for years, especially during my single adult years.  It’s one of those quick dishes that I really didn’t do a lot of measuring and I could make enough … Continue reading

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Chicken in White Wine and Thyme Sauce

Make Favorite This is one of those super easy dishes to make, even for a weeknight meal.  You can use boneless skinless chicken breast and/or thighs, whichever you have on hand and thawed.  Here I used boneless skinless chicken breast … Continue reading

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Freezing Basil

Make Favorite It’s that time again!  My basil is more like a big bush and it’s starting to bloom.  I do try to keep those blooms cut off so it will continue to bush out and be full.  But now … Continue reading

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Homemade Marinara Sauce

Make Favorite If you’ve ever looked at the prices of store bought marinara sauces, you know they can be a bit pricey!  I’m here to show you the most delicious and rich marinara sauce you can make in just a … Continue reading

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Lemon Basil Cookies

Make Favorite Basil in cookies?  Seriously?  Yes!  You already know I love lemon… anything.  My favorite herb is basil.  We love cookies, so why not make a cookie with lemon and basil?  I’m telling you, it’s delicious!  Come on… let’s … Continue reading

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Naan Pizza

Make Favorite Pizza is a mainstay in our house.  We love love pizza!  Typically I buy frozen yeast base pizza dough balls (boy that was a mouth full description) and thaw the day I’m making them.  Super easy. Well, we … Continue reading

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Oven Baked Rice Pilaf

Make Favorite Rice is an easy go-to in my house because I use a rice maker.  Basically you throw the rice plus the liquid in the bowl of the cooker and place it over a reservoir of water, set the … Continue reading

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Pesto Radiatori

Make Favorite I’ve been doing a series on basil.  It has come time to harvest my massive basil invasion.  I’ve even given bunches of it away just so it doesn’t go to waste.  I’ve done Basil Pesto, Freezing Basil Pesto, … Continue reading

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Pineapple Pear Salsa

Make Favorite I mentioned in a previous post that I made Pepper Steak in the Slow Cooker for Paul’s birthday dinner last week.  The two requests he made were the Pepper Steak over rice and Pecan Pie.  Well, I wanted … Continue reading

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