Contact Me

Use the form on the right to contact me directly.  I make every attempt to reply within 24 hours.

 

131 Tellico Ridge Road
New Market, AL 35761-7613
United States

(719) 201-8310

299.JPG

Blog

Filtering by Tag: herb of the month

Asaragus Seasonal Salad

Tamara Huron

Asparagus Seasonal Salad - the perfect salad for spring or Easter. Simple, healthy salad that is beautiful and so delicious.

Read More

Herbs for Christmas Gifts

Tamara Huron

Santa loves to cook with fresh herbs!

Read More

Halloween Herbs

Tamara Huron

Trick or Treat - Halloween Herbs

Read More

Cantaloupe Basil & Mozzarella Salad

Tamara Huron

Refreshing summer salad with cantaloupe and basil. Easy to make and delicious!

Read More

Mrs. Claus' favorite gift

Cate 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!

Chicken Spiedies

Cate 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