This spring, I started growing a few herbs in containers. There is nothing like the scent of freshly cut Basil. So far, I have Thyme, Rosemary, and Basil. New sprouts of Lemon Balm, Parsley, and Lavender have finally appeared. For some reason, the mint seeds are not sprouting, but I’m not giving up.
For me, the best way to learn is by diving in and seeing what works and what doesn’t. I have a little knowledge since my grandparents were farmers and my dad was passionate about gardening. If it wasn’t for the amazing people out there on YouTube, I don’t know what I would do! Thank you, YouTube Creators! You are amazing.
On to Basil. Here are a couple of videos on growing and pruning this wonderful herb. After I prune my herbs, I tie them up with twine and dry them for a couple of weeks before placing them in glass jars. Herbs can be enjoyed fresh or dried and used in recipes as needed.
Best Crack Cake – 1K Recipes!
1 box Duncan Hines yellow cake mix
1/4 c brown sugar
1/4 c white sugar
1 box vanilla pudding instant mix
2 teaspoons cinnamon
3/4 c water
3/4 c oil
1/2 c white wine (really any kind)
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Bacon and Cheddar Cheese Grits Casserole
Combine 6 cups milk and salt in a large, heavy saucepan; cook over medium-high heat just until milk starts to boil. Gradually whisk in grits and butter. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 20 to 25 minutes or until thick, stirring often.
Preheat oven to 350°. Remove grits from heat; add remaining 2 cups milk, stirring to cool grits mixture. Stir in eggs, herbs, and 1 cup cheese. Pour grits mixture into a lightly greased 15″ x 10″ baking dish; top with remaining 1 cup cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45 minutes or until bubbly. Sprinkle crumbled bacon on top of casserole; serve immediately.
Grilled pork chops and steaks — and other typical dude foods — are pretty much a gimme for Father’s Day. So we polled a bunch of our dad friends and decided to find out what they really want to eat on Father’s Day. Did they want dude food? Did they want something else? Some of…