Every now and then I love bumping into something that makes my brain twitch. Fractals are my most recent obsession. Read more ...
This plant in K.C. Compton's back yard might not be a record-breaking sunflower, but it's a tall, tall specimen.
I’m finishing up the loose ends on my desk before I head off for Southern California (where I hear it’s raining) and the amazing world of the 2009 Natural Products ExpoWest.
Planting herbs in pots is a great way to jump into gardening, and you'll be able to use your harvest every day.
Since I returned from my stay in Italy, I have been experimenting in the kitchen to create the perfect pasta, read more about my trip and check out my recipe-to-date.
For a barking dog, electric shock collars may do more damage than good. Read what I'm using to rid my dog's bark, without the bite.
Over the holidays someone gave me a jar of Chukar Cherry Salsa, a delectable treat with peaches, jalapenos and cherries, among other wholesome ingredients. Try my recipe for Parmesan Cheese French Toast.
An update of my mother's pasta salad recipe, adding asparagus, tarragon and sorrel for cold pasta salad with hot nutrition and flavor.
In the wake of some health concerns, the Samurai Sage seeks simple, low maintenance gardening ideas that result in pretty, good-smelling plants.
Editor in Chief K.C. Compton interviews some experts who are spreading the word on herbs.
Saturday morning brings adventures with an overflowing dishwasher, pesky puppy and pretty sunflowers.
K.C. Compton hones in on the mystery of what variety sunflower is reaching for the sky in her back yard. And also sends kind wishes to the swallowtail butterfly who destroyed her parsley plant.
The Herb Companion editors have found some gifts that give back to charities that are making a difference.
I read cookbooks like some people read mystery novels or the latest steamy romance. The object of my affections this month is Everyday Flexitarian: Recipes for Vegetarians and Meat-lovers Alike, by Nettie Cronish and Pat Crocker.
Explore fresh herb flavors and mouth-watering recipes with this recommended cookbook.