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This Past Week at La Domestique: Herbs

This past week at La Domestique was devoted to the herbs of late summer: thyme, oregano, basil, mint, rosemary, and sage.  Cooking with herbs adds freshness and life to food. Their fragrant aroma and texture stimulates the senses. Herbs are freshest when they come...

Bruschetta & Herbs 3 Ways

It’s Friday! Let’s celebrate with antipasto, also known as an appetizer. According to the Deluxe Food Lover’s Companion, the word, antipasto, means “before the meal” in Italian. Bruschetta is an Italian appetizer made with grilled bread...

Storyboard: Fresh Herbs

  The Pleasure of Growing Herbs This week at La Domestique has been devoted to the fresh herbs of summer. Cooking with fresh herbs is an easy and affordable way to add life and flavor to food. Herbs stimulate our senses with their pungent aromas and varied...

10 Ways Tuesday: Herbs

  I’ve got creative ideas for cooking with fresh summer herbs: 1.  Chimichurri According to the Zuni Cafe Cookbook, chimichurri, is “an herbed chili-vinegar mixture used everywhere in Argentina.” It’s most commonly used on grilled meats...