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The Home Chefs Guide to Herb Gardening James C. Greene

The Home Chefs Guide to Herb Gardening

James C. Greene

Published August 16th 2012
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Kindle Edition
53 pages
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Ever wonder why everything tastes exotic and exudes delicious aromas when you eat at a good five star restaurant? It is usually because of the seasoning. Exceptional chefs know that fresh food is always best and that includes fresh herbs.FantasticMoreEver wonder why everything tastes exotic and exudes delicious aromas when you eat at a good five star restaurant? It is usually because of the seasoning. Exceptional chefs know that fresh food is always best and that includes fresh herbs.Fantastic cuisine can be very simply prepared, but add a few fresh herbs and you have created a masterpiece. As you master the art of seasoning with fresh herbs, you will astound family and guests with your remarkable culinary talents.If your spice cabinet or garden contains only a minimum of herbs, you are missing out on some of the delightful culinary experiences of life. Once you begin to use fresh herbs in your favorite recipes, youll never want go back to using just dried herbs again. You will be hooked for life.Herbs are one of nature’s little surprise packages that contain a lot of flavor. A little goes a long way. You do not need much to make an extraordinary impact in your cooking.Over 30 photos and illustrations. Hyperlinked contents for easy navigation.Contents includes:Growing Herbs in the Home GardenIntroductionHistory of HerbsDefinition, Number, and Types of Herbs AvailableDefinition of HerbNumber of Herbs AvailableCulinary HerbsAromatic HerbsOrnamental HerbsMedicinal HerbsHerb TypesHerbs for Beginning GardenersOutdoor Herb Culture TipsHerb Garden SizeSite and Soil ConditionsSowing Herb SeedCutting and DivisionHarvesting HerbsWinter ProtectionIndoor Herb GardeningKeeping Herbs FreshDrying HerbsPreparationNatural or Air DryingDrying SeedsOver DryingSilica Gel or Salt DryingFreezing HerbsStorageHerb Description, Culture, Harvesting, and UseAnise (Pimpinella anisum)Basil (Sweet) (Ocimum basilicum)Borage (Borago officinalis)Caraway (Carum carvi)Catnip (Nepeta cataria)Chervil (Anthriscus cerefolium)Chives (Allium schoenoprasum)Coriander (Coriandrum sativum) (also known as Cilantro)Dill (Anethum graveolens)Fennel (Florence) (Foeniculum dulce)Horehound (Marrubium vulgare)Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis)Lavender (Lavandula vera)Lovage (Levisticum officinale)Marjoram (Sweet) (Marorana hortensis)Oregano (Wild marjoram) (Origanum vulgare)Parsley (Petroselinum crispum)Peppermint (Mentha piperita)Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)Sage (Salvia officinalis)Savory (Summer) (Satureja hortensis)Savory (Winter) (Satureja montana)Spearmint (Mentha spicata)Tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus)Thyme (Thymus vulgaris)Woodruff (Sweet) (Asperula odorata)