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From Garden to Table: Recipes from Your Backyard


Fresh herbs may just be the easiest kind of plant to grow; even if you don’t have any space outdoors, you can grow them in containers, on a windowsill, or even in a hydroponic garden. They’re also almost ridiculously versatile: You can use them fresh, dried, or pureed, over vegetables and pasta, on roasted meats, or in desserts and drinks.

Try them in: Strawberry and Basil Bruschetta, Martha Stewart’s Raspberry Herb Cocktail, Ina Garten’s Herb Marinated Pork Tenderloins, Rosemary Orange Ice Cream.