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Subject: Culinary herbFAQ part 1/7

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All FAQs in Directory: food/culinary-herbs
All FAQs posted in: rec.gardens.edible, alt.folklore.herbs, rec.food.preserving
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Archive-name: food/culinary-herbs/part1 Posting-Frequency: monthly (on or about 20th) Last-modified: 30Jan06 Version: 1.17e URL: http://www.henriettesherbal.com/faqs/culi-cont.html
---------------------------------------------- Contents ---------------------------------------------- * 1 Introduction o 1.1 Contributors o 1.2 Wishlist * 2 Herbs: gardening / harvesting / using them o 2.1 Basil o 2.2 Curry plant / Curry leaf o 2.3 Sage o 2.4 Chives o 2.5 Saffron o 2.6 Zucchini flowers o 2.7 Chamomile o 2.8 Coriander / Cilantro / Culantro / Vietnamese Coriander o 2.9 The mints o 2.10 Feverfew and Pyrethrum o 2.11 Tarragon o 2.12 Nasturtiums o 2.13 Dill o 2.14 Rosemary o 2.15 Lavender o 2.16 Lemon balm o 2.17 Garlic o 2.18 Thyme o 2.19 Lemon grass / Citronella grass o 2.20 Horseradish o 2.21 Fennel o 2.22 Anise Hyssop o 2.23 Parsley o 2.24 Monarda or Bee Balm * 2.24.5 Monarda and the bergamot flavor in Earl Grey tea o 2.25 Ginger o 2.26 Anise o 2.27 Borage o 2.28 Horehound o 2.29 Marjoram and oregano / Cuban oregano / Mexican oregano o 2.30 Caraway o 2.31 Catnip o 2.32 Lovage o 2.33 Savory: Winter and Summer o 2.34 Rue o 2.35 Rocket o 2.36 Angelica o 2.37 Sweet Cicely o 2.38 Mexican Mint Marigold (MMM) / Mexican Tarragon o 2.39 Shiso or Perilla o 2.40 Capers * 3 Gardening o 3.1 Herbs for ground cover o 3.2 Herbs you can't get rid of (= easy gardening) o 3.3 Tall herbs o 3.4 Herbs for shade o 3.5 Growing herbs indoors o 3.6 Growing herbs from cuttings o 3.7 Warning signs of soil nutrient deficiencies o 3.8 Etc. + 3.8.1 Fungicides in general and for damping off * 4 Processing herbs o 4.1 Herb vinegars o 4.2 Herb oil o 4.3 Drying your herbs o 4.4 Freezing your herbs o 4.5 Herb butter o 4.6 Jelly, syrup and other sweets + 4.6.1 Flower / herb jelly + 4.6.2 Flower / herb syrup + 4.6.3 Miscellaneous sweets + 4.6.4 Edible flowers o 4.7 Potpourris and other non-culinary uses for herbs / flowers + 4.7.1 Stovetop potpourri + 4.7.2 Dry potpourri + 4.7.3 Drying flowers whole for potpourri + 4.7.4 Bath salts + 4.7.5 Rose beads + 4.7.6 Miscellaneous o 4.8 Beverages + 4.8.1 Wine + 4.8.2 Ginger ale / ginger beer + 4.8.3 Herbal teas o 4.9 Recipes using lots of herbs + 4.9.1 Gazpacho + 4.9.2 Pesto - added some more uses 06Nov04 + 4.9.3 Miscellaneous + 4.9.4 Spice mixes + 4.9.5 Mustards * 5 Links o 5.1 FTP sites o 5.2 WWW pages The culinary herb FAQ is online here: http://www.henriettesherbal.com/faqs/culi-cont.html -- Henriette Kress, AHG Helsinki, Finland Henriette's herbal homepage: http://www.henriettesherbal.com