Home Brew by Anna Herman Herbs, fresh and dried, are an essential ingredient in many a culinary endeavor. Where would we be without pasta with basil pesto, or chive cream cheese on a toasted bagel? Herbs are equally important in hot water—but try not to call it tea. Black and green tea are both madeMore
For locavores, the morning moments spent at Philadelphia farmers markets can be defined as delicious bliss. When the temperatures hit their harshest levels this summer, chill out by turning the local bounty found at the market into refreshing summer sips that don’t rely on tea or citrus shipped from miles and continents away.More
Herbal cocktails have evolved beyond the mojito. Why should the garden be any different? All across town, smart bartenders are mixing sophisticated summer elixirs with leaves, flowers, berries and buds of locally grown flora. Since you, savvy gardener/drinker, already have the mint-and-basil basics mastered, we thought we’d help you diversify your imbibe-able herb portfolio. MuddleMore
by Char Vandermeer
It’s easy to become overly attached to the herbs you’ve been growing all summer long. It seems a shame to leave Winston (the English thyme) and Ami (the tarragon) out there alone to confront winter’s whims.