C is for Coriander: Cilantro by John Chase by John Chase - Read Online

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The plant is coriander; the leaves are cilantro. Although they grow from the same root, the parts are NOT interchangeable in recipes.
Cilantro is the flavor that makes salsa stand out.Coriander seeds are the next-most frequently used part of the plant. Rub a few around in the palm of your hand and sniff. You are immediately reminded of dessert...

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ISBN: 9781301377473
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Chapter 1: Introduction

I chose this Picture for the cover, because of the memories associated with the arbor, the entrance to the garden, our grocery store and pharmacy, so to speak.

I grew up on a working dairy farm. We had around 100 Jersey cows to milk, feed, and care for. Also in the mix were chickens, goats, pigs, horses, dogs, cats, bees, geese, and even a few ducks. To feed the animals, we raised corn, wheat, silage and timothy/clover for hay.

Our garden was big enough to feed our family of four throughout the year. Mom taught us that gardens are best when shared, she was always giving different herbs or excesses to the neighbors, and they were always sending different items to us.

We would have fresh vegetables during the spring and summer, and canned or dried during the winters. We used honey on our biscuits and ALWAYS had a pot of vegetable soup on the stove. Mom raised two big boys that were never hungry.

Lunches where a big affair, it was the main meal of the day, the break between milking and chores. This was the time to rest up before starting