Lemon Basil and Bee-Balm Chimichurri Recipe

Have you ever had a chimichurri? It’s an Argentinean sauce that is traditionally made with parsley and oregano, and is generally lighter than a pesto in texture. It gives a fresh and tangy flavor to heavy traditional barbecued meats. I didn’t have any fresh parsley, but I had a ton of lemon basil. As chimichurri […]

Ode to Lemongrass

    Even here in this picture of part of my garden earlier in the year, the lemongrass is in the background, second stage to the Artemesia ludoviciana I was trying to capture.     A few years ago, a friend who has since moved away gave me a Lemongrass transplant. She is from Africa, Zanzibar to […]