Herbs are one of my all-time gardening favorites because most of them continue to grow and produce all season long. I’ve taken to growing more than I can use because I love their appearance; I even grow some herbs only for their blooms. Lavender, creeping thyme, basil and sage often find their ways into my cut flower arrangements. Read more about Stop and Smell the Rosemary
While cleaning out my spice cabinet, I came across more than a few bottles of lesser-used, but once-treasured seasonings. Turmeric, cloves, cumin, coriander, cardamom, sumac and fennel were each purchased for a reason before being buried far back on my shelves. I set about to organize my stash of spices and use them up—singly, in combination and as many as possible.
What came about was some of the most satisfying and healing food I’ve made and enjoyed in quite a long time, including something altogether mixed up that I didn’t know what to call other than Mediterranean Nachos. Read more about Mediterranean Nachos Recipe