Are you having a hard time figuring out ideas for gifting this festive season? There are family members, friends, colleagues and neighbours to think of. If you are hosting a dinner or luncheon, it will be delightful to include a hostess gift. I understand it will be difficult for the wallet trying to buy everyone a gift. In this case, does making your own gifts sounds good to you? Yes! What can you make for Christmas gifts?
Store-bought seasoned salt basically contains table salt, spices, herbs, other flavourings and sometimes monosodium glutamate (MSG). You do not want MSG and trying hard to reduce your salt intake but want flavourful meals. Why not make your own seasoned salt?
If you are growing your own rosemary plant, I am sure you have more than enough for cooking or making home remedies. How to make use of your rosemary herb? Have you thought of sharing with your four-legged friend? Really?! Can dogs eat rosemary herb? Generally, can dogs eat herbs?
There is a refreshing way to bring your plants in and display indoors when season changes or where space is limited. Surely you will agree with me, hanging plants are beautiful and eye-catching. Does hanging indoor herb plants sound interesting to you? Well, there is a wide array of decorative indoor hanging planters to choose from and you could use them to grow your herbs indoors besides other indoor plants. I know you are eager to see these attractive planters. Let's get started and pick your favourite from the selection below.
You may have probably ask yourself umpteen times, what to do with fresh herbs. If you are growing your own with abundant supply, surely you want to use them quickly while fresh. Cooking and juicing with herbs are ways using them daily. Besides that, making your own herb-infused oil and herb butter can help you preserve the fresh herbs. Now, let’s add another – make your own herb salt. Not only will you NOT waste your fresh herbs, but it is also actually healthier and flavourful. You get a salty herbaceous flavour and taste rather than saltiness alone. This way, you will use less salt. Is this not interesting? Read on, I’ll tell you more.
Bay leaves are commonly used in cooking and remedies for hair and skincare. If you have been following my herbs and spices quest, I am sure you have read them. Recently, as I was browsing Pinterest, came across the burning of bay leaf. Does this intrigue you? Join me to discover the benefits of burning bay leaf. You may find it fantastical while some may be true.
While writing the article “Best Herbs with Beef”, I came across grass-fed and finished beef. Grass-fed beef is pretty straight forward but what exactly does grass-finished beef mean? It was mentioned grass-fed beef does not necessarily mean it is grass finished. I am confused and you may, too. With other similar terms, grain-fed and feedlot beef, there is much to learn. Join me in finding out what grass fed finished beef is and its benefits. What you are about to find out may change your buying and eating habits.
Are you trying to bring your herbs closer to you? In your kitchen, at your fingertips? If space is a concern, you should consider growing your herbs vertically. Even if space is not the main factor, it is a beautiful sight to behold, seeing all your herbs growing healthily with a wonderful aroma inside your kitchen. Should you have a bad back like myself, tending to your herbs standing will avoid straining your back. Are you eager to look at the beautiful vertical herb planters available? I am sure you do.
You experience uneasiness, feeling heavy with a bloated hard stomach. Think about it, realized that you have not had a bowel movement for a couple of days. At times, it can stretch to a few days. Finally, when there is an urge to poop, you have difficulty to pass hard and dry stool. You are not alone. Many people experience constipation from time to time. I included. It is a very common health issue caused by our modern lifestyle. Before rushing out to buy over the counter medication, there are cooking herbs that help constipation. Read on to find out if you have those herbs to make your own home remedies.
Cooking day in, day out can be boring and tiring. You can change this. You can create and enjoy your culinary experience as a home cook by experimenting with different kind of ingredients. Let’s begin with herbs! There are plenty of flavourful herbs you can use in cooking. While specific herbs pair beautifully with certain meat, what is the best herbs for beef?