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From Vicki's Bar: The Southside Cocktail

Earlier this season I was on a mission to learn how to make proper cocktails utilizing the thriving herbs in my garden.  Until I took a long weekend away and the summer heat killed my plants and my resolve. 185 more words


Broad bean risotto

I ended up having quite a disastrous year at the allotment: Too many unplanned jobs arose through the key seed-sowing time. That, plus stories from our allotment neighbours of mice decimating their ground-sown peas and beans, led me to never quite getting around to planting enough in time. 598 more words


The effects of mint on our teeth

Mint isn’t only a great herb to use in tea or even certain Middle Eastern dishes; it has health benefits to it as well:

  1. It is known that mint improves the health of a person’s mouth.
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Brushing Teeth

Herby sauces! Salsa verde and pesto alla genovese

Drat, our UK summer looks like it has well and truly buggered off. Which means that all those summery herbs need using up before the frost gets them in the garden. 890 more words


Spicy Minted Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts.   Do those two words make you…

…cringe and pinch your nose as memories of your mom trying to force feed you weird mini cabbages come flooding back?   440 more words


cookies and Fizz

I heard about ice cream flavored cookies from a friend yesterday, so the boyfriend and I decided to go to Superstore to check it out. Surprise surprise, they didn’t have it. 178 more words