Summer Update 2022

August is here and what does the garden look like? We’ve had a heat wave and a dry spell which has made it a challenge to keep the garden and planters watered. Last night we got some rain which was a bit of relief. The dry, brown leaves found among the blooms right now does … Continue reading

Happy St Patrick’s Day and Green Beer

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Things may look a little different but that doesn’t mean it has to curb the fun. Here’s a little something for you from one of my holiday posts at Parade. Enjoy! How To Make Green Beer For St. Patrick’s Day (parade.com) FOOD & DRINK A Crash Course In Making Green Beer … Continue reading

What’s for Dinner?

There is no vacation visiting our favorite gardens for the summer of 2020. Being at home means we are cooking more and some people feel themselves running out of ideas for what to make for dinner. Take advantage of outdoor cooking and dining by getting outside and using the reliable grill. You can make cheeseburgers, … Continue reading

A Whole New World

These have been strange times for sure. The plan is to get herbinkitchen going again here. There is no “new normal” because there is nothing normal about these days. Kids home with remote learning and no proms, graduations in person, dance recitals, concerts, sports or theatre. What is summer looking like for them these days? … Continue reading

You Must Believe in Spring

It’s in the air! Spring is slowly starting to reveal some crocuses, daffodils and early tulips to tell us the season is ready to arrive. It wasn’t a particularly bad winter, but it just feels like it is time to yield to longer days of sunshine and preparing for a riot of color to start … Continue reading

Remembering 2018

We are getting ready to wrap up 2018! Here are some recipe ideas from some of my posts over at Parade. This post is the last one the year and it is from an episode of Food Network’s Barefoot Contessa when the stars of Mary Poppins Returns stopped by to help make a meal in … Continue reading