Herbs in the Home Garden
Lots of nformation on herbs including the history of herbs, herbs for beginning
gardeners, herb description, culture, harvesting, and use and lots more.
Herbs for the Home Gardener
Growing requirements, propagation and uses of annual herbs, basic guideline to
Uses for Herbs
Seeds can be sprinkled on coffee cakes, cookies and sweet rolls.
Fresh or dried leaves which can be used in salads, vegetables, ragouts,
sausages (rice and blood) and with tomato dishes.
Dried leaf can be used in roasts, bean soup, ragout, or wherever a poignant
flavor is desired.
Good in sauerkraut, sweet cabbage, breads, rolls or mixed with cream cheese.
Can be sprinkled over meats such as pork, liver, kidneys before cooking. Can be
added to cucumber and beet salads.
Fresh or dried leaves with a peppery flavor can be used in some soups, salads
and with chicken or fish.
Whole can be used for pork or ham roasts, hot wine, tea and in sweet syrups.
Ground cloves can be used in some soups and stews and also in some pastries.
Has a delicate onion flavor and is used fresh finely chopped as a garnish for
salads, boiled new potatoes or mixed with cottage cheese and omelets.
Stick is used in hot wine and other beverages. It is also used in pickling.
Ground cinnamon is used in pastries, "trijet" and cakes.
Seeds are used in spicing cookies, hot breads, green salads and poultry
stuffing. Ground coriander is used to flavor sausages and fresh pork.
Fresh leaves are used in pickling, sauerkraut, bean soup, some sauces and
Seeds are used to flavor soups, pickled beets, sauerkraut, breads and cakes.
Leaves are used in sauces and green salads.
Cut up or chopped can be used in salads, stuffing for meat or poultry, soups,
meat jello. Kernel can be rubbed into roasts, poultry and fish.
Cracked ginger can be used in beverages and pickles. Ground ginger is used in
sauces and in baking.
Fresh leaves are used with lamb, in salads, and for flavoring soups, sauces,
beverages and marmalades.
Mustard flour is used in meat dishes and sauces and gravies. Mustard seeds are
used to sprinkle over salads and in pickling meats.
Ground nutmeg is used in baking and sauces. Can be sprinkled over fruit,
puddings, custards and omelets.
Chopped onions can be used with stews, goulash, soup and stuffings. Sliced
onions can be used in salads such as bean, cucumber, beet, potato and pea.
Ground paprika is used in goulash, paprikash, salad dressing and over poultry
Whole pepper is used for pickling and in soups. Ground pepper is used in most
cooking for flavor.
Used in "potica," cookies, cakes, with noodles and as a topping on
breads and rolls.
This spicy harb is used fresh in sauces and stews and on roasts. Especially
good in all lamb dishes and wild game.
Dried saffron is used to flavor sauces, soups, rice and poultry. Used sparingly
in breads, rolls and cakes. Can also be used as a coloring agent.
Fresh or dried can be used in sausage and stuffing, with veal and pork roasts
and in chicken soup.
Used in some soups, salads, sausages, stuffings, lamb stews and with scrambled
Can be used in soups, rice sausage, egg salad, salad dressing and vegetables.
It has a mint flavor and may be used either fresh or dried.
Very pungent. The dried leaves can be used in soup, meat stews, stuffings and
Can be used in "pehtranova potica," in salad dressings, sauces, egg
and chicken dishes and with chops and steaks. Also tasty with creamed mushrooms
and can be added to vinegar for salad dressings.