Even the most novice gardener can grow an herb garden. Given minimal space (a window sill will do) and a bit of sunshine, herbs will flourish. And this is a boon for the home cook. Culinary herbs can step up any number of dishes, from grilled meats to roasted vegetables. They’re a secret weapon—a powerhouse of flavor. And while you might consider herbs an accompaniment to more savory fare, they also hold their own in the sweet kitchen. But fresh herbs aren’t a requirement for flavor. Quality dried herbs are readily available, and wonderfully aromatic. As nature’s prized ingredients appear in the kitchen, herbs are there to accentuate. Read more….