My teen and I love growing culinary herbs. Not only do these fragrant plants add flavor to our favorite meals, they are fun and super easy to care for. Herbs are also quite resilient and can often be grown in areas where it's too hot or too sandy for other plants and veggies to grow.
This summer, we've expanded our herb bed and now have 23 different types of culinary herbs including some new "ethnic" herbs for seasoning our Asian and Tex-Mex dishes. While experimenting with new and different herbs is fun, we also make sure to leave plenty of space in the bed for basic herbs that every kitchen should have. Here they are:
Parsley is unique in that it blends well with all kinds of herbs. We use it primarily for seasoning soups, casseroles, egg dishes and vegetables. Six plants will yield enough fresh and dried …