Category Archives: Herbs

Rosemary Chicken and Dumplings – The Perfect Comfort Food

I don’t know about your area, but it’s been DANG cold here.  Like this cold… When it’s this cold, what makes me happiest is pots of simmering goodness on the stove and steaming up windows.  Chicken and dumplings  fits the bill to a tee. Also, if you’d like to see a demo, here’s me on […]

Herbs Arrive in the Garden

Some silent but beautiful signs of spring and life in the garden…  Hello, old friends.

Make Your Own Boursin

In this weeks The Maine Ingredient I share a recipe for Boursin Mashers to accompany Delicata Squash with Thyme and Caramelized Onion, Mushroom and Turkey Meatloaf. Comfort food. Boursin is actually a trademark for a type of cheese that originated in Gournay, France that has since been swallowed by the business of food.  The cheese is readily available […]

Cook the Book: Sundried Tomato Spread

Sun-Dried Tomato Spread   1 cup sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil (not the kind you have to reconstitute), drained 1/4  cup packed fresh Italian parsley 1/4  cup packed fresh basil 1/2 cup walnuts 1/2 cup grated fresh Romano cheese 1/2 head roasted garlic Fresh pepper Extra-virgin olive oil Combine all of the ingredients except the […]

Herbed Feta Cheese

Herbed Feta Cheese This recipe is only practical if you grow your own herbs, otherwise it gets to be pretty costly.  But maybe you have a friend who would be willing to have you raid his or her herb garden for, say, a lovely wedge of herbed feta cheese? This recipe also makes a wonderful […]


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