A Joyful Cup

With our non-stop, busy lives, it's hard to find a quiet moment to relax and recharge. But even the practice of pouring a cup of tea can bring peace of mind - especially with the right herbs. Whether you take your tea at high noon or prefer a bedtime brew, these garden herbs provide the … Continue reading A Joyful Cup

Lemon Grass Crème Brlée

Makes 4 servings Long a specialty of upscale restaurants, crème brlée is easy to prepare at home -- although you'll need a kitchen blowtorch (available at cookware and hardware stores) to caramelize the tops of the custards after they are baked. You can also run them under a preheated broiler, but it's not as reliable … Continue reading Lemon Grass Crème Brlée

Lemongrass {Cymbopogon citratus}

Also, Known As: Citroengrass Fever Grass Lemongrass Sereh Te Limon Zacate Limon Cymbopogon citratus, generally known as lemongrass, is a resourceful herb, a natural source of aroma, mosquito repellent as well as a plant that is widely used to decorate gardens. Lemongrass belongs to the grass or Poaceae family (formerly known as Gramineae) and has several functions - … Continue reading Lemongrass {Cymbopogon citratus}