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Happy 4'th of July

Tamara Huron

Happy Independence Day!

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Red White & Blue Baguettes

Tamara Huron

Red White & Blue Baguettes

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Best Father's Day Gift

Tamara Huron

Does Dad enjoy grilling for the family? Fresh herbs are great for grilling. Herb stems make great skewers for veggies and meat. Add a handful of herbs to the grill for a unique flavor! Dad will love his gift when you send him Organic Herbal Coking's Organic Herb of the Month. Send 1 month or 3 months to make your Dad smile.

Be Healthy and Enjoy,

Tamara Huron

Father's Day Gift

Tamara Huron

Send Dad a healthy natural gift this year! If your Dad likes to cook or garden he will LOVE the Organic Herb of the Month. Each month Dad will receive a fresh organic herb along with 6 photo recipe cards that feature the herb of the month. Recipes are easy to make and delicious.

This gift is healthy, environmentally friendly and will not clutter his tool box! Gifts are available month - 12 months. Order today to show your Dad you care. "Give the Gift of Cooking with Fresh Organic Herbs."

Be Healthy & Enjoy,

Tamara Huron

Red White & Blue with Dijon Vinaigrette

Tamara Huron

Red, white and blue potatoes add festive color and are delicious. Farmers markets & stores all carry these beauties. Whisk up a light Dijon Vinaigrette with Chives and Oregano to drizzle over.

A healthier version for a hot summer day. The kids will get a kick out of eating blue potatoes!

Be well & enjoy,

Tamara

Healthy Chicken Salad with Basil

Tamara Huron

Living in the south chicken salad is a way of life! With the warm weather here, a lighter healthier chicken salad was in need. Using store bought rotisserie chicken, this salad can be made in a snap. Fresh cucumbers, radishes and carrots topped off with raspberry vinegar and olive oil. Basil and orange juice bring this salad to a whole new refreshing level.

Enjoy this light and delicious salad with family & friends.

Be well & enjoy,

Tamara

Last Minute Christmas Gift

Catie MacKrell

Order your Organic Herb of the Month tonight or Christmas morning and we will send a personalized e-mail along with photos of the herb of the month.

Friends and family will love this natural organic Christmas gift.  One month, 3 month or 6 months available!  Beautiful recipe cards included for each featured herb.

No stress - we'll take care of you!

Merry Christmas,

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Tamara & Organic Herbal Cooking, Inc.

Natural Christmas Gift

Catie MacKrell

Looking for a natural organic Christmas gift for friends and family?  Organic Herbal Cooking offers the only Organic Herb of the Month club with 1 month, 3 month & 6 month subscriptions.

Easy to make recipe cards included that feature the herb of the month.

Take it from the guy in red, Herbs are soaring in popularity! Give the gift of cooking with fresh organic herbs.

Mrs. Claus' favorite gift

Catie MacKrell

Every year Mrs. Claus worries about Santa as he works long hours and eats lots of cookies along the way.  Mrs. Claus knows she must cook delicious healthy meals using fresh organic herbs. Following Organic Herbal Cooking's simple recipe cards, Mrs. Claus has dinner ready for Santa and the Elves in no time!

Santa's favortie gift for Mrs. Claus is a 3 month subscription to Organic Herbal Cooking's Herb of the Month. The Herb of the Month arrives in time for Christmas wrapped in organic burlap with seasonal raffia ribbon.

Send a healthy, organic gift today!  Give the Gift of Cooking with Fresh Organic Herbs!

Thanksgiving Herbs

Catie MacKrell

This Thanksgiving give your family and friends a gift that is organic, healthy and delicous.  Send them Organic Herbal Cooking's Organic Herb of the Month.  Not only will they love using the herb in their recipes, but will enjoy the beautiful recipes cards included for the featured herb.

There's still time to order a 1 month or 3 month subscription to arrive for Thanksgiving.  Your family and friends will be "Thanking" you this holiday.  Pictured are herbs ready to send!

Be well & enjoy,

Tamara

Bay Leaf Roasted Reds

Catie MacKrell

Looking for a special side dish for the holidays that looks great, tastes great and is healthier? Try Organic Herbal Cooking's Bay Leaf Roasted Reds.  Bay Leaves add a subtle herb touch to the potatoes along with olive oil, italian seasoning, salt & pepper.

As you roast the potatoes, baste them often with the herb oil from the pan. They will add a festive touch to your holiday table. Bay Leaves are often overlooked in the herb world often only being tossed into a soup or stew. Bay Leaves compliment meats, vegeatables and dessert recipes.

Visit Organic Herbal Cooking's site for the perfect natural Christmas gift!

Be well & enjoy,

Tamara

Fruit & Nut Fall Salad

Catie MacKrell

November is here and we all want to continue eating healthy through the holidays.  Comforting food is wonderful, but a healthy delicous salad with an herb vinaigrette is always welcome at the table.

I love fall salads with fruit and nuts.  A nice blend of mixed greens or a bed of romaine is the perfect base for an herb dressing.  Fresh sage worked well in this recipe with olive oil, champagne vinegar and a touch of mustard.

It may be getting cold out, but there's always room for an organic fresh herb on your kitchen counter to take your recipes to the next level.

Be well & enjoy,

Tamara

Chicken Spiedies

Catie MacKrell

 

  

We did a wonderful event at the Garden the other evening called Herbs & Hors d'oeuvres.  All the hors d'oeuvres were herb themed.  So many delicous items, and what a great group of guests!

I have had many folks ask about the Chicken Skewers.  They are Chicken Spiedies and are a regional favorite in only one area of NY.  Mint and vinegar are key ingredients for the marinade.  Marinating at least 24 hours is also key.

Spiedies are always grilled and then folks like to take a slice of Italian bread and remove the chicken to create a sandwich.  Restaurants all serve this special treat and I'm glad I was able to share it with so many folks.

Chicken Spiedies

Ingredients

3 chicken breasts

1/3 cup olive oil

1/4 cup lemon juice

1/4 cup white vinegar

2 cloves garlic, chopped

1/2 cup fresh mint, chopped

1 Tbps. dried parsley

1 Tbps. dried basil

1/2 tsp. dried oregano

1/2 tsp. garlic salt

1/2 tsp. pepper

Directions

Dice chicken breasts into 1" cubes. Whisk all other ingredients together to form marinade. Set some aside for basting or sauce if desired. Add marinade to chicken and refrigerate overnight, stirring occasionally (the acidic nature of the marinade wll 'chemically' cook the meat partially). Thread 5 or so cubes onto metal or soaked bamboo skewers and grill for a few minutes either side, just until meat is firm (remember, they're already partially cooked by the marinade). Place skewers on a fresh Italian bread, grip the meat firmly with the bread and pull out skewers.
Be well & enjoy,
Tamara

 

 

Natural Pest Control

Catie MacKrell

It's time to relax on the patio, sipping your favorite cool herbal drink.  Grow some Rosemary near your porch or patio for a natural mosquito repellant. 

Plant Rosemary in a pot or in the ground near areas you like to relax or entertain.  Filling a vase with Rosemary stems for a center piece is both beautiful and effective!

Mosquitoes hate Rosemary and will stay clear for an itch free summer. 

Be well & enjoy,

Tamara

 

            

Father's Day 2014

Catie MacKrell

Does your Dad like to cook or maybe garden.  Maybe you would like to see your Dad eat healthier.  This would be the perfect Father's Day gift for him. 

Send Dad an Organic Herb of the Month.  You can choose 1 month. 3 month or 6 month.  I will send him a beautiful fresh organic herb along with recipe cards that feature the herb.  He will be encouraged to use fresh herbs in his cooking and eat healthy and enjoy cooking the easy to make recipes.

This is the perfect natural gift for the Dad who has everyting and it's environmentally friendly.

Send me a message and I will be glad to talk about our Organic Herb of the Month!

Be well & enjoy,

Tamara

Memorial Day Salad

Catie MacKrell

As we prepare for our Memorial Day gatherings, try this healthy patriotic salad.  Quinoa is one of my favorite ancient grains.  It is gluten free and is considered one of nature's perfect foods.

Add some blueberries, strawberries, a touch of olive oil and orange juice to liven this salad. This salad is vegan and works well perfect for a picnic.

This Memorial Day take a moment to remember those who sacrificed for us.  Although Memorial Day is dedicated to those who have passed, it is also fitting to remember our veterans who have served for our country.  Thanks to all the Veterans out there!

Be well & enjoy,

Tamara

 

Organic Mother's Day Gift

Catie MacKrell

Mother's Day is 9 days away, no stress... send your Mom a healthy organic gift. Each month your Mom will receive a beautiful fresh organic herb wrapped in organic burlap accented with a natural raffia ribbon.

6 photo recipes are included that highlight the featured herb.  Healthy easy to make recipes your gift recipient will love to make. Appetizers, sides, entrees and desserts all featuring the herb of the month.

Herbs are full of vitamins and anti-oxidants, show your Mother's you care!

Send 1 month, 3 month or 6 month gifts.  Your Mom will appreciate the best natural organic gift for Mother' Day.

 Be well & enjoy,

Tamara

 

 

Asian Mint Noodle Salad

Catie MacKrell

Ah, the freshness of Spring.  Walking through the herb garden, looking for signs of life, I know Mint will always remind me that Spring has arrived.  The varieties of Mint are endless and always add a freshness to recipes followed by a cool finish.

Today's herb recipe stems from my love of noodle salads.  I wanted to create a recipe that everyone could eat, including those on gluten free diets. For the noodles, I cooked quinoa noodles al dente.  Quinoa spaghetti style noodles are delicious. The dressing was traditional with rice vinegar, sesame oil, garlic, ginger and tamari.

To kick start this salad, I added thinly sliced baby bok choy and beautiful spring radishes. Adding fresh chopped mint cooled the bite of the radishes and rounded out the flavors.  This salad may be served immediately or refrigerated and served later.  It is a great salad to take on picnics being dairy free.

Visit the mint in your garden or plant some today.

Be well & enjoy,

Tamara

Sorghum Edamame with Thyme Vinaigrette

Catie MacKrell

"What was once old is new again". So the saying goes and oh so true when it comes to ancient grains. Ancient grains are becoming popular again. Most are gluten-free and all are full of vitamins and anti-oxidants.

Quinoa, Millet and Sorghum are just a few of the ancient favorites. For the cooking show, I chose sorghum because I thought it was the least popular. Sorghum originated in Africa and is still a staple in Africa and India. It has more anti-oxidants than blueberries and pomegranates! Sorghum can be popped like popcorn for a healthy snack.

Rounding out this dish is edamames, slivered almonds, green onions and shredded carrots. Shave some fresh parmesan over the salad and drizzle with a Thyme vinaigrette. This is a  delicous salad that can be refrigerated or served at room temperature.

Take some time to try ancient grains in your recipes.

Be healthy & enjoy,

Tamara

Organic Valentine Gift

Catie MacKrell

NO Chocolate NO Sweets

Show Your Valentine your Love

 Send an Organic Healthy Valentine Gift

Organic Herb of the Month

Organic Fresh Herb with Healthy Recipes

 Valentine's Day delivery guaranteed

1 month, 3 month and 6 month available

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