• Kitchen Gardening

    Tortilla Soup–Comfort Food

    There is nothing like a bowl of nourishing hot soup on a cold winter day, especially a grey, damp rainy day that sort of seeps into the bones in your…

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    Cilantro & Citrus–Great Salad Combo!

    It is January and here in my zone 7 garden, my fall-sown coriander seed is still producing cilantro leaves. While they are not huge and hearty as they are in…

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    Harvest Your Herbs and Make Green Sauce!

    Here it is the last week of June and my cilantro, rocket, dill, and parsley are over a foot tall and some are wanting to bolt. Get out there and…

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    Cilantro (Coriandrum sativum)

    Coriander or cilantro is one of my favorite herbs to cultivate and cook with--see how easy it is to sow this annual seed so you can harvest it all summer.

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    How to Store and Preserve Fresh Cilantro

    I hated wasting cilantro that had turned mushy, so I experimented with three different ways to keep this herb garden fresh for weeks. Here’s what I found works best.

  • Kitchen Gardening

    How to Grow Coriander

    Cilantro (Chinese parsley) may resemble its namesake, but it's not the wall flower that parsley is in the garden.

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    Sweet Corn Soup with Cilantro Salsa

    An easy soup that can be made with a water base or by using a quick stock recipe. Green salsa is swirled into the soup before serving.

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    Cooking With Cilantro

    Cilantro's flavor elicits strong reactions in people. For those who love it, it enlivens many dishes, acting as a cool foil for spicy seasonings. Here's how to use it and…

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    Kitchen Gardening

    How to Grow Cilantro

    Favored in fiery cuisines (like salsa), this herb likes cool weather. Here's how to grow and harvest cilantro.