Erin Nicklas

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Urban Gardening: Shade-Tolerant Herbs to Grow in Your Apartment

Buttermilk biscuits with chive butter, egg salad with ribbons of tarragon, iced tea with fresh mint. There are many reasons to love fresh herbs. …

Gardening

Ten Magical Herbs for Pagans and Wiccans

If you're a practitioner of a modern magical tradition, chances are good that you're in the habit of using herbs. Here's a list of ten herbs that …

How to Grow an Herb Garden Using Eggshell Planters

Spring is the perfect time of year to plant a garden, and it’s a great opportunity to get your kids involved in gardening at a young age. Over at our …

Drying Herbs

Photo: tallgrassdesign.blogspot.com<p>If you want to keep a little bit of your summer garden with you all year long, you can do so by drying herbs and …

How is Essential Oil Made?

As More Alzheimer's Drugs Fail, Researchers Find Hope In Vitamins And Spice

As more problems arise with pharmaceutical treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, two new studies suggest that compounds in cinnamon and vitamins B12, B6, and folate may offer some protection against the disease that presently affects some 5 million people in the U.S. Just today a new study in <i>Science</i> …

10 Healing Spices and Herbs

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

She's live. She's naked. She wants you. And she's 3000 miles away.<p>There's a whole world beyond the Egg McMuffin.<p>It's time for This Week in Chrises!<p>If you don't tow a Jeep down the road, do you even lift, bro?<p>We talk to a 24 Hours of Daytona endurance racer about sweat and recovery.<p>Jimmy Kimmel's …

Are Your Spices Fake?

Last year, I had the good fortune to visit Seattle and the World Spice Merchants shop. I liked it so much, I walked out with $100 worth of spices. …

Spices

A World Map of Flavors – 36 Regions, 36 Herb and Spice Combinations

Inspired by The 4-Hour Chef, the friendly folks over at the startup Maptia (launching soon) have created this fun typographic map of flavors from …

The Best Herbs and Plants for Healthy Living

3 Plants That Make Your Life Better<p>These sprigs and leaves can do far more than just spice up your food—they can also enhance brain performance, mood, and energy<p>These sprigs and leaves can do far more than just spice up your food—they can also enhance brain performance, mood, and energy.<p><b>SNIFF IT</b></b> …

How to Clean, Store, and Chop Fresh Herbs

...is one you've gotta be gentle with. Here's how to clean, store, and chop those lovely leaves<p><i>We're all about the fresh herbs, but if you want to get the most out of them, you need to know how to treat them.</i><p>RELATED<p>How to Eat Whole Herbs, Including Flowers, Roots, and Stems<p>8 Ways to Make Fresh …

Herbs

9 Ways To Use Vanilla Beans

Gallery9 Ways To Use Vanilla Beans<p>Clocking in at five dollars a pop or more, vanilla beans are undoubtedly expensive. But they add a complexity of flavor, a mix of sweet, floral, earthy, and spicy, that blows vanilla extract away.<p>So if you are going to drop the cash for the good stuff, how should …

Five Ways to Cook With Chia Seeds

<i>Combining chia seeds, a nutrient-rich food naive to Mexico and Central America, with water creates a gel-like mixture. Photo courtesy of Flickr user</i> …

Ask Eat Like a Man: The 5 Essential Spices

<i>Josh Ozersky is a James Beard Award-winning food writer, B-list food personality, and noted polymath and deviant. The founder of Meatopia, he will answer all your questions on meat, food, food writing, relationships, restaurants, or cooking. He is also available for private tutorials.</i><p><b>If you had to</b> …

Spices

Spicing up food can make up for missing fat

Adding just a small amount of everyday herbs and spices to vegetables and reduced-calorie meals may make those foods more appetizing to consumers, …

Foodily Blog

Spiced Plum Barbecue Sauce

Spiced Plum Barbecue Sauce from Chef Bradley Ogden• ½ teaspoon coriander seed<br>• ½ teaspoon mustard seed<br>• ½ teaspoon cumin seed<br>• 1 tablespoon unsalted butter<br>• 1 …

Barbecue Sauce

Spiced Baked Apple Chips Recipe on Food52

• Preheat the oven to 225 degrees F.<br>• Peel the apples (I like using a variety, but firmer ones work best: Fuji, Pink Lady, and Gala are all great options) and slice them as thinly as possible using a mandoline. (You can do this with a knife but it will be extremely difficult to get them thin enough for …

Spices

Why spices are hot (and are less condiment than art form)

When my son Leo brought home the game Spice Navigator from his classroom a few years ago, I was excited. On a board printed with an antiquated map of Europe, Asia and Africa, we would race our merchant ships in and out of key ports, identifying and earning required spices by smell alone. Leo was …

Strawberry-Basil Margarita, anyone? 10 Delicious Ways to Use a Bunch of Basil - http://bit.ly/1ejMnQv

How to propagate rosemary: 2 key tricks

<b>How to propagate Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)</b><p>Rosemary Propagation Overview:<p>It is very easy to propagate rosemary, if you know how. However, my …

The Fragrant House

<b>Enveloped in aromatic foliage, a residence in Lisbon smells as good as it looks.</b><p>it’s not often you come across a house designed to enhance the …

Architecture

Companion Planting: Good Friends in the Edible Garden - State-by-State Gardening

This spring, as you plan your summer vegetable garden, consider companion planting as one of your strategies, especially if you’re interested in …

Gardening