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Summer Gardening in the Ozarks

Summer Gardening in the Ozarks

It's hot down here in the Ozarks--really hot and humid--with temps mostly in the high 90s everyday. There has been a good bit of rain, though gardens are thirsty and some are parched if they haven't been watered. However, there is still a great deal of garden bounty to be had.

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Quick and Easy White Bean Salad with Savory

Quick and Easy White Bean Salad with Savory

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Even though it is not officially summer on the calendar, the weather says otherwise here in Maryland--we are having a heatwave! I recently made this for Savory, Herb of the Year 2015 demo at the USBG and it was a hit. Really, it takes just about 10 minutes to make and its a great lunch or supper in this hot weather! This simple recipe is quick and easy and can be used like tuna fish or chicken salad on sandwiches or a salad plate.

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Saving and Savoring, A Celebration of Rare and Endangered Plants and Herbs at U.S. Botanic Garden

Saving and Savoring, A Celebration of Rare and Endangered Plants and Herbs at U.S. Botanic Garden

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Our U.S. Botanic Garden, as well as U.S. National Arboretum, are treasure troves of plants from around the world, as well as great resources for events, programs and classes, and information about plants. The gardens change with the seasons as do the featured themes--they are great places to visit--so plan a trip to see these national treasures!

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Savory, Herb of the Year 2015

Savory, Herb of the Year 2015

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The International Herb Association's latest book Savory, Herb of the Year 2015 is hot off the presses. It is time to be planting savory plants or sowing summer savory seed right now! Celebrate this tasty herb.

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Winter Ruminations

Winter Ruminations

Today is the last day of January--and we are in the thick of winter weather here in zone 7 Maryland--days barely in the 30s and nights in the teens---bbbrrrhhh! Tomorrow is the first day of February which is a month of many notable dates not to mention the lengthening of days and the stirring of spring! This weekend is Imbolc on the Irish calendar and it is the celebration of midwinter.

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Savory, Oven-Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Savory, Oven-Roasted Sweet Potatoes

This is a quick and easy recipe for savory sweet potatoes--once they are prepped just put them in the oven.

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Savory Recipe: Homemade Salsa with Black Beans and Corn

Savory Recipe: Homemade Salsa with Black Beans and Corn

In my last blog, I said that I would post a recipe from my program on "Seasoning with Savory" which I gave at the IHA conference in Canada. Here is a seasonal salsa which features Savory, which will be Herb of the Year for 2015. Both summer and winter savory are ready for harvesting in my garden. Here is a simple and tasty summer salsa featuring savory and a few pix with ways to preserve savory for seasoning throughout the year!

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Zaatar, a renowned herb blend, and events inspired by it.

Za'atar, a renowned herb blend, and events inspired by it.

There are many recipes for the herb blend of Za'atar and many names for it, depending upon what country you are in. The confusion really begins when the plant known as za’atar is added to the formula. The nomenclature as well as the type of plant varies depending if you are in one of the Mediterranean countries, Israel, Egypt, Lebanon or North Africa.

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Savory for Winter Dishes

Savory for Winter Dishes

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I’ve been discussing the robust herbs for warming winter dishes in my blogs for January and part of February and Savory is my last, but not least entry. I believe that savory is an underused...

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Vegetarian Chili

Vegetarian Chili

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This hearty, satisfying chili is made with tofu or tempeh.

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Savory Beans

Savory Beans

A hearty side dish featuring winter savory, tomatoes, and cannellini or haricot beans.

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Savory Fried Tomatoes

Savory Fried Tomatoes

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Try these tomatoes on some olive oil-brushed crostini.

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Dare to Savor Savory

Dare to Savor Savory

Learn how to use this elusive herb.

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