Tag: Thai basil

homesteading: freezing herbs for the taste of summer all year round

Every autumn, I make a lot of pesto with my sweet basil and put it up to freeze.  This year, I’ll be freezing fresh basils, oregano, and thyme as well for soups and such in the winter. Before freezing herbs, there’s some prep work…

growing grace farm’s award winning zesty marinara recipe

This year, I submitted blackberry and blueberry jams, my blue ribbon pickled okra, and spaghetti sauce in the NC Mountain State Fair.  Though I had spent time getting the recipes just right on the jams and okra (a girl’s gotta keep up her reputation),…