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Scented Geraniums Flavor Sweets Pies and Herbal Teas

Scented geraniums are a group of flowering plants native to South Africa, the pelargoniums. Members of the Pelargonium genus are of the Geranium family, so they are often called geraniums. However, they’re not to be confused with the North American native wild geranium, Geranium maculatum, commonly known as crane’s bill for the look of its seed pod. Scented geraniums are grown for their scented foliage, not their flowers.

Sorrel – Early Spring Green Makes Tasty Soup

Garden sorrel is a perennial herb, Rumex acetosa, that is grown for its tasty foliage. It’s a member of the Buckwheat family and also known as common sorrel, spinach dock and narrow-leaved dock. Sorrel is popular in cuisines of Africa, Ukraine, Russia, Poland, Belgium, Greece and Eastern Europe.

How to Cook a Great Meal in One Pot and Other Tips

Let us use the rice cooker. Because of busy schedules, many of us are in a hurry. Even cooking has to hurry.

An Easy Way To Organize Your Recipes

You are at your local doctor’s office and you find a fabulous recipe for Stuffed Chicken. The receptionist makes a copy of it for you. At the grocery store you get a great recipe for Broccoli Casserole on an index sized car near the produce. Or maybe at the last family reunion, Aunt Fran wrote her recipe for Texas Sheet Cake on the back of a napkin. You have all these wonderful resources to make some of the best meals. But one is in the glove box of the car, another in your purse and a third lies on the counter next to the microwave oven, with a few new splatters of oil on it from last night’s fish dinner. What you need is a good organizational system for your recipes. It can be as simple or as complicated as you like. And it needn’t be expensive.

3 Steps to Scrumptious Waffles at Home

Were you ever in a hotel offering waffles as part of a complimentary continental breakfast? Well, if you only entertained the idea of owning a waffle-maker yourself, but never did, invest in one! The outlay is small, it lets you prepare a great weekend snack and your family will love you for it.

No Recipe Cooking

In my book, “The No Recipe Cookbook”, I state that I do not use recipes. That statement is mostly true except for baking; now I am not an Alton Brown so I do not care if the enzymes congeal with the molecules to emphasize a rapid raise…… WHATEVER, I just want it to turn out without knowing the scientific reasons! So, for baking purposes and science you must follow a recipe. Cooking, however, should be done by taste.

Building A Perfect Salad

We are a weight conscious nation. Gyms are opening up in every city. Some are even open twenty four hours a day. The bookstore is jammed with weight loss books that contain every new diet on the block. As if that wasn’t enough, you can find the latest fad diets on every magazine cover at the grocery store. We now have special tennis shoes that promise to “tone your butt” while you do every day activities.

Lemon Verbena Lends A Citrus Flavor To Food And Drink

Lemon verbena is a perennial herb, Aloysia citrodora, a member of the verbena family. It grows as a deciduous flowering shrub that is native to South America. It’s the most lemony of all the citrus-scented herbs. Lemon verbena is used in cooking and baking to flavor foods and beverages.

Hyssop Flavors Foods Liqueurs and Herbal Teas

Hyssop is a bushy perennial herb, Hyssopus officinalis, a member of the mint family. Native to southern Europe and central Asia, it is an evergreen herb that is used to flavor foods and beverages. Hyssop is also an ingredient in herbal teas used in folk medicine.

The Best Cooking Games in the World Are Online!

Cooking games really help girls or kids learn a lot. At the same time, they find all the fun and excitement with these games. Cooking games are educational, in the sense, that they are able to know the different nutritional facts and the health benefits that food can give to the human body. The girls learn to experiment. They learn about science in the simplest ways possible.

It’s Chili Inside

To make a great pot of Chili, you must cook it low and slow. A scorched pot of chili is a sure goner!

Make No Mis-Steak

Flank Steak is a great cut of meat that is perfect for your grill. It has very little fat content and is best when marinated first. Flank steak and skirt steak can both be purchased at your local store. Here is my secret recipe for a wonderful grilled and marinated flank steak.

BBQ – Stuff It!

By using this quick little trick of mixing BBQ Sauce into a basic box stuffing, you will create an incredible BBQ flavor sensation in every bite. Your family and friends will be begging you for your secret.

Cooking Delicious Roast Potatoes

Roast potatoes accompany almost any meal and on the face of it are easy to prepare. However here are a few tips so that your roast potatoes are perfect.

Evening Primrose – Night Flowering Root Vegetable

Evening primrose is a general name given to over a hundred related plants in the evening primrose family, Onagraceae, all of which have flowers that open in the evening. The common evening primrose, sometimes called the evening star, Oenothera biennis, is a biennial herbaceous plant native to the Americas. The tap roots serve as a root vegetable.

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