• FOOD,  MISCELLANEOUS,  VEGAN,  VEGETARIAN

    Use Those Herbs: Basil Lemonade

    Basil lemonade, lavender and rosemary ice cream, and rose lassi are all herb-infused treats that are way at the top of my list of favorite things. Maybe it’s because they are sweet and refreshing. More likely it’s because they all taste like what I wish soap tasted like. Either way, I love sweets with an herbaceous twist. If you come here from seeing any of my Herb Garden 2019 content, that’s great! I hope you will plant your own herb garden, big or small, so that you can make this recipe, and others, with your very own supply. To kick of my “Use Those Herbs” series of recipes I’ll start…

  • PLANT CARE,  PLANTS

    Herb Garden 2019

    Herbs, herbs, herbs. I love them, but I loathe spending $2-3 on a sprig of rosemary or, heaven forbid, buying an entire $6 basil plant from the produce section out sheer pesto desperation. Which is why planting and using my very own herb garden is my favorite! Not only does it save me a chunk of change but it combines two of my top hobbies: eating and gardening. THIS YEAR’S LINEUP Cilantro Lemon Thyme Italian Parsley Rosemary Basil Lavender The cilantro, parsley, rosemary, and basil are kitchen favorites while the thyme and lavender are something I’m hoping to experiment with. Lemon thyme is supposedly a natural mosquito repellent and I…