Bittersweet Chocolate Basil Tart with Honey Grapefruit Sauce

The sauce is a zesty complement to the tart's rich chocolate filling.   LEVEL: MODERATE SERVES: 20 INGREDIENTS TART SHELL: 6 tbsp. butter ¼ c. granulated sugar 1¼ c. cake flour (not self-rising) 1 egg FILLING: 1 c. heavy cream ⅓ c. whole milk ½ c. finely shredded basil leaves 8 oz. bittersweet chocolate 1 … Continue reading Bittersweet Chocolate Basil Tart with Honey Grapefruit Sauce

Homemade Herb Pickling Mix.

Great to have on hand and saves time! The herbes de Provence add a unique flavor that's not typically found in supermarket pickling mix blends. To use the pickling mix: Put one to two tablespoons in the pickling jar, then add the veggies and the vinegar/salt mixture, following the directions in the recipe. It's that … Continue reading Homemade Herb Pickling Mix.

Let’s Create Some Herbal Medicine – Syrups.

Syrups are useful for coating your throat and are helpful if you {or your children} have trouble swallowing capsules or pills. Any herbal tea can be concentrated and added to a sweet base to create a syrup. Because this process concentrates the herb's active constituents, a syrup can be very effective at treating and healing … Continue reading Let’s Create Some Herbal Medicine – Syrups.