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Chicken Cutlets with Dried Plums, Sage & Balsamic

By Cat, Feb 2018 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Chicken cutlets are quick and easy recipes that make a great presentation. Instead of pounding the chicken breasts into cutlets, I prefer to slice the breasts crosswise, about ½ inch thick, … Continue reading

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Sage or Thyme Tea

by Cat, Oct 2017 (photo by Cat) Sage, or sage and thyme mix, in a warm tea is also healing for a sore throat, as both herbs have antimicrobial properties. I add ⅛ – ¼ tsp unrefined sea salt  if treating … Continue reading

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Preserving Herbs in Salt

by Catherine Haug, Oct 2017, originally published September 17, 2011 on The EssentiaList (4) for which I am the editor. Photos by C. Haug  As our gardens are winding to a close for the season, we are elbow deep in preservation. … Continue reading

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Anti-Inflammatory Herbs & Spices, and How to Use Them

By Cat, Sept 2017 Cat’s note to self: Look up spices and words in red, and provide more info about them. Inflammation is the body’s natural response to injury or infection. It is most often characterized by localized redness, swelling, … Continue reading

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Sage & thyme Gargle or Tea for sore throat

By Cat, November 2016 (Photo, right, by Cat) I’ve been bugged by lingering cold symptoms for the last few weeks. Well, to be honest, it dates back to early August when I had strep throat. After treating that with penicillin, … Continue reading

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Nuts n Seeds Poultry Stuffing

by Cat, Nov 2015 (Photo, right from Wikimedia Commons, originally by Sage Ross) See also: 1. Sides Menu; 2. Holiday Recipes Menu; 3. Soaking, Sprouting Nuts & Seeds Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and many gluten-sensitive people are looking for a … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Risotto, with Sage

by Cat, Nov 2007 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Basic Risotto; 2. Sides & Condiments Menu; 3. White Rice; 4. Brown Rice; Risotto is a creamy and slightly chewy, nearly orgasmic rice dish. Traditionally it is made with the Spanish Arborio rice, a short-grain rice. Today it is … Continue reading

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Rabbit (About)

By Cat, Feb 2011 (Photo, right, courtesy of N. and B. Shelt) See also: 1. Small Game Menu; 2. Foods (About) When I was a child, my cousins Emery and Fayrie had a small farm north of Kalispell, where they had … Continue reading

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Beef Pot Roast Braised with Herbes de Provence

By Cat, June 2015 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) This recipe is adapted from How Stuff Works (1). I decided to give this a try for a Sunday dinner when temperatures are supposed to be unseasonably warm (in the 80s), … Continue reading

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Spinach & Ricotta Pappardelle, with Basil Variation

By Cat, Dec 2008; updated Feb & July 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Casseroles Menu; 2. Vegetarian Menu; 3. Mediterranean Menu; 4. Rich Tomato Sauce with Sage or Basil; 5. Baked Manicotti; 6. Pasta (About) Includes: 1. Spinach and Ricotta Pappardelle; 2. Spinach, Basil & … Continue reading

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