Ingredient Spotlight: Fresh Herbs 2012

I love growing fresh herbs in the garden.  There’s something lovely about wandering out to the backyard and pulling fresh basil leaves to add to the dinner pasta.

Or enjoying the scent by running my hand through the lavender while I water the plants.

Basil is my favorite fresh herb to grow.  It grows well and adds so much flavor to dishes.  But I also like growing chives, rosemary, thyme, mint…  I grow lavender just for the scent.  I’ve never tried cooking with it.  Have any of you? I’d love to see some recipes that use lavender, whether for food or homemade soaps or lotions.

Here are some of my recipes that use fresh herbs: 

Now it’s your turn! Link up any recipe that uses fresh herbs or posts that discuss growing herbs.  Feel free to link as many as you like, just be sure to link back to Eat at Home.  You can use the button below, if you like.



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  1. Thanks for hosting! Great theme this week! I love cooking with fresh herbs!

  2. Thank you for hostessing such a lovely party! I love fresh herbs! I have linked up my Easy Basil Pesto! Nettie

  3. Thanks for hosting, Tiffany! We love growing herbs too, there’s nothing like fresh herbs picked from the garden.

  4. Thank you so much for hosting! Have a great week! I hope its ok that I linked up 4 :)

  5. You always host such nice parties, Tiffany. This one makes me wish I could’ve planted my herb garden this year!

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