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Cilantro & Citrus--Great Salad Combo!

Cilantro & Citrus--Great Salad Combo!

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It is January and here in my zone 7 garden, my fall-sown coriander seed is still producing cilantro leaves. While they are not huge and hearty as they are in spring and fall--I am still gathering fresh leaves to brighten winter salads. Here is one of my favorite salad recipes.

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Harvest Your Herbs and Make Green Sauce!

Harvest Your Herbs and Make Green Sauce!

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Here it is the last week of June and my cilantro, rocket, dill, and parsley are over a foot tall and some are wanting to bolt. Get out there and whack those herbs back--to prevent them from bolting, prolong their life and encourage new growth--and enjoy them for supper. Here is a different take on pesto--South-of-the-Border style, which is lovely on pasta, or anything from the grill.

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Cilantro (Coriandrum sativum)

Cilantro (Coriandrum sativum)

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Coriander or cilantro is one of my favorite herbs to cultivate and cook with--see how easy it is to sow this annual seed so you can harvest it all summer.

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Cocktail Gardening: Grow Mint, Basil and Cilantro for Popular Drinks!

Cocktail Gardening: Grow Mint, Basil and Cilantro for Popular Drinks!

Learn how to grow popular cocktail gardening herbs, mint, basil and cilantro in containers. Garden expert Shirley Bovshow teaches new gardeners, Ari and Emma how to create a stacked mint container...

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How to Keep Cilantro Fresh

How to Keep Cilantro Fresh

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I hated wasting cilantro that had turned mushy, so I experimented with three different ways to keep this herb garden fresh for weeks. Here’s what I found works best.

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Quick and Easy Homemade Salsa

Quick and Easy Homemade Salsa

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I make this all of the time without using a recipe, so it varies with what is in season and what I have on hand.

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Get a Head Start on Your Cilantro

Get a Head Start on Your Cilantro

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I love cilantro in the garden, but it's the fastest bolting herb I've ever come across.

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How to Grow Cilantro and Coriander

How to Grow Cilantro and Coriander

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Cilantro (Chinese parsley) may resemble its namesake, but it's not the wall flower that parsley is in the garden.

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Sweet Corn Soup with Cilantro Salsa

Sweet Corn Soup with Cilantro Salsa

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An easy soup that can be made with a water base or by using a quick stock recipe. Green salsa is swirled into the soup before serving.

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Potatoes With Cilantro and Garlic-Lime Butter

Potatoes With Cilantro and Garlic-Lime Butter

This recipe gives new potatoes a new taste.

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Cilantro Salsa Verde

Cilantro Salsa Verde

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Cilantro adds a cool note to this green salsa.

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Grilled Fish With Cilantro Rub

Grilled Fish With Cilantro Rub

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Use halibut, mahi mahi, or tuna in this recipe. The citrus marinade tenderizes the fish, allowing it to cook quickly on the grill or under the broiler.

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Cooking with Cilantro

Cooking with Cilantro

Cilantro's flavor elicits strong reactions in people. For those who love it, it enlivens many dishes, acting as a cool foil for spicy seasonings. Here's how to use it and store it.

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How to Grow Cilantro

How to Grow Cilantro

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Favored in fiery cuisines (like salsa), this herb likes cool weather. Here's how to grow and harvest cilantro.

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Fragrant Orange Salad with Cilantro and Mint

Fragrant Orange Salad with Cilantro and Mint

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Sweet fruit and savory vegetables combine in this vibrant salad.

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Video: Mix Up a Cilantro Martini

Video: Mix Up a Cilantro Martini

Patti Moreno uses fresh cilantro, vodka, gin, lime juice, grated ginger and ice to enjoy a cocktail from the garden.

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Pacific Rim Pesto

Pacific Rim Pesto

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All the flavors of Southeast Asian cooking come to life in this sauce.

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