I really hate to see food go to waste, and as I was cutting up a watermelon this year, I thought what a waste it was to put the watermelon rinds in the trash. I don’t have chickens anymore, and I don’t have a compost, so I really do feel like I am wasting them […]
Must-Grow Kitchen Garden Herb Plants – The Ultimate Growing Guide Index
No garden is complete without an herb garden. Whether you use them for cooking, preserving, or home remedies, here is a list of must-have herbs from our Untrained Housewife community.
Grow and Use Dill in the Herb Garden
Few flavors say “summer” to me as distinctively as dill. At my house, dill is a salad seasoning. Specifically, we use it to flavor potato salads and pickles and virtually never add it to anything we plan to cook. (Well… I might add dill when I bake seasoned yeast bread.) Dill is almost certain to […]
Creamy Dill Salad Dressing or Tartar Sauce
This creamy dill dressing just needs a few lacto fermented dill pickles tossed in the blender with it to be the perfect tartar sauce for fish. Serve it alongside other fresh dishes or as a companion salad dressing when serving fish recipes. Ingredients: 1 cup homemade raw curds* (Use the cream cheese from this whey […]
Sweet Dill Carrots
For an easy side at holiday meals, gatherings, or just for a touch of health alongside all the cookies and candies, try this easy sweet carrot bake. Sweet Dill Carrots 1lb bag baby carrots 1/2 tbsp sugar 1/2- 1tbsp olive oil 1/2 tbsp dill foil to make packet The measurements are all estimated, […]
Can Dill Help Your Digestive System?
Every year, thousands of people grow dill in their gardens for pickling or just adding it to recipes (see our creamy dip and herbed cheese), but did you know that dill can help your digestive system in many ways? Without getting into all the scientific aspects of the herb, let’s focus on the fact that […]
Fresh Homemade Creamy Dill Dip
Our dill herbs are going crazy lately – amazing yellow flowers, loads of delicious foliage. I love using dill in the kitchen – for pickles, seasoning in salads, and especially creamy dip for vegetables and crackers. Today’s Eating Garden Fresh recipe is from Love Love Thing and features an allergy-free version replacing eggs and milk […]
Pickled Asparagus With Dill and Garlic
I love asparagus, but since the full harvest comes in over the course of just a few too-short weeks, you may find yourself with more asparagus harvested than you can eat immediately. That’s why this recipe is such a perfect addition to the Eating Garden Fresh series — you can preserve the asparagus through a […]