Category: Fall Herbal Kitchen

  • Honey Crème Fig Energy Bars

    Makes 18-20 bars INGREDIENTS 2 cups rolled oats ½ cup chopped dried figs ¼ cup chopped almonds ¼ cup flax seeds ¾ cup whey or soy protein powder ½ cup heavy cream ½ cup whole wheat flour ¼ cup almond oil ¼ cup wheat bran ¼ cup brown rice syrup 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ […]

  • Rosemary Gin & Tonic

    Rosemary Gin & Tonic

    Makes 1 drink INGREDIENTS 1 lime wedge 1 3-inch fresh sprig of rosemary 2 ounces gin Tonic water PREPARATION Lightly crush the lime wedge and rosemary in a 10 to 12-ounce glass with a muddler or the end of a wooden spoon. Next, add gin. Fill the glass with ice and top off with tonic […]

  • Red Basil Iced Tea

    Red Basil Iced Tea

    Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 5 Bags Earl Grey Tea 8 cups water 1 cup Red Basil Ginger Simple Syrup, recipe follows PREPARATION Brew Earl Grey Tea in 8 cups of water, steep and cool. In a pitcher over ice, add tea and Red Basil Ginger Simple Syrup. Red Basil Ginger Simple Syrup INGREDIENTS 1 cup water […]

  • Pear Rosemary Upside-Down Cake

    Pear Rosemary Upside-Down Cake

    Serves 8-10 INGREDIENTS 8 tablespoons unsalted butter (1 stick), separated 1 cup sugar, separated 3 medium pears, skins on, cored and cut into wedges 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves ¾ cups cornmeal ¾ cups flour ½ teaspoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon baking soda 3 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves, chopped fine 1½ teaspoons coarse salt 3 […]

  • Chicken Cacciatore

    Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 4 chicken thighs, skin on, bone in 2 chicken wings, skin on, bone in Sea salt Black pepper ½ cup flour (for dredging) Olive oil 3 cloves of garlic, chopped fine 1 medium yellow onion, chopped medium 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped medium 2 medium carrots, chopped medium 2 ribs of […]

  • Herbed Tapenade

    Serves 15 INGREDIENTS ½ cup extra virgin olive oil 3 cloves garlic, chopped ½ medium yellow onion, chopped fine 1 red bell pepper, chopped fine 1 yellow pepper, chopped fine 1 orange pepper, chopped fine 1 cup black olives, chopped fine 1 cup walnuts, chopped fine 1 small jar capers 3 small anchovy fillets 1 […]

  • Herbed Polenta

    Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 6 cups water Salt 2 cups yellow or white cornmeal ½ cup parmesan, grated ½ cup milk ½ stick (4 tablespoons) butter 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves, chopped Freshly cracked black pepper PREPARATION Bring water and salt in a heavy […]

  • Herbed Goat Cheese

    Herbed Goat Cheese

    Serves 10 INGREDIENTS ½ cup extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon red chili flakes 1 teaspoon salt Black pepper 2 tablespoons of each of the following fresh herbs: parsley, chives, dill, mint, tarragon, thyme, chopped fine 1 long goat cheese log, chilled PREPARATION In a small bowl, mix all ingredients except goat cheese. Place chilled […]

  • Herbacious Olives

    Herbacious Olives

    Serves 10 INGREDIENTS ½ cup olive oil Zest and juice of 2 lemons ¼ cup fresh rosemary, chopped ¼ cup fresh thyme, chopped ½ tablespoon mustard seeds ½ tablespoon fennel seeds 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes 4 cups of mixed olives PREPARATION Place all ingredients, except olives, in small saucepan over medium-low heat, until warmed […]