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Refreshing Mouthwash's..

For just a few cents you can cook up a potful of this rinse that tastes good and can be safely used as often as you like. 334 more words

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August 19

Bejeweled by summer rain

tickled by lemon verbena

o, to be a marigold now that August’s here.

(apologies to Browning)

August countdown.


Lemon Verbena Ice Cream

Lemon Verbena Ice Cream

About 1 quart (1l)

Since I’m in the people-pleasing mode, although I squirreled away a bunch of lemon verbena from my friend’s shrub, you can probably find some if you ask friends, or at your local farmer’s market or well-stocked grocers.

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National Rice Pudding Day

I was thrilled that this Sunday (August 9th) coincided with Rice Pudding Day, an easy way to indulge my sweet tooth. More importantly, the day fitted with my summer Sunday philosophy, which consists of putting as little effort as possible into cooking and as much effort as possible into enjoying the day. 385 more words


Refreshing: Lemon Verbena Tisane.

Lemon Verbena is, hands down, one of my personal top 5 herbs.  More on the benefits of Lemon Verbena later.

For now, let’s talk about one delicious way to prepare this herb as a lovely and refreshing beverage. 329 more words


Watermelon and Chia Seeds Soup

Watermelon soup is a delicious, refreshing, and easy summer dish requiring very little time to prepare. It can appear on the table in no time. Equally satisfying either as an appetizer or as a dessert. 213 more words


Lemon Drizzle Cake

The revered Mary Berry says that this is her most-requested recipe — and request-worthy it is! We think what sets this Lemon Drizzle Cake apart from the rest (and there are… 273 more words