December 20, 2010

Herbal remedy

No, I'm not talking about the kind of "medicinal" herbs you need to make it through the passive aggressive comments and decade old grudges that constitute a family gathering.  I mean the kind that make an ordinary prime rib roast into a horseradish-herb-crusted rib roast.  Mmmmm....

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Don't have a backyard or space in your apartment for an herb garden?  Try a hanging shoe organizer.  It makes a great Christmas gift for the chef in your life.

Materials needed:
  • Clear or canvas hanging shoe organizer
  • Potting soil
  • Packets of herb seeds
  • Empty can
  • Paper
  • Cardboard
And this:

becomes this:
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Voila!  Fresh herbs at your fingertips.  Total cost about $40.

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