October 2020 Recipe of the Month

Pork Roast with Blackberry Sauce This recipe comes from Nora S. and is a fall favorite. Fragrant, sweet, and savory, a lovely aroma to fill … Read More

September 2020 Recipe of the Month

Herbed Potato Salad This month’s recipe comes from Carla J. via her Mother, Betty. If it’s summer you could be sure this potato salad would … Read More

August 2020 Recipe of the Month

Strawberry Galette (a.k.a. Strawberry Rustic Pie) (from the kitchen of Shirley Mah Kooyman, August 2020) This recipe is a compilation of various recipes with some … Read More

July 2020 Recipe of the Month

Rhubarb Punch This recipe is from Jan S. A good recipe for a hot day.   Rhubarb Punch Ingredients 8 cups rhubarb 5 cups water … Read More

June 2020 Recipe of the Month

Raspberry – Rose – Hip Sauce Shared by JoDee S., this recipe is taken from The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen by Sean Sherman with Beth … Read More

Lilac Simple Syrup

Beg, Borrow, or Steal some lilacs to make this delicious lilac simple syrup.  Too easy to make and too good to pass up.  Take about ... Read More

May 2020 Recipe of the Month

Halibut Confit With Leeks, Coriander, and Lemon From Patricia C., who made it with a few modifications: This dish is adapted from the Bon Appetit … Read More

April 2020 Recipe of the Month

High Calcium Tea Blend JoDee S. share this recipe which features the Herb of the Year, Raspberry. Originally from Herb Mixtures and Spicy Blends by … Read More

March 2020 Recipe of the Month

Raspberry Bars From Jan S. a recipe featuring the I.H.A. Herb of the Year, Raspberry.   Raspberry Bars 2 12-ounce bags of frozen or fresh … Read More

February 2020 Recipe of the Month

Raspberry Almond Bread This delicious bread was shared by Nora S. at our January meeting. A very popular treat that features the Herb of the … Read More

January 2020 Recipe of the Month

Raspberry Liqueur From Nora S., a great way to preserve berries. Drink as is or use in recipes. Watch this space for recipes featuring the … Read More

December 2019 Recipe of the Month

Beef Bourguignonne When the cold wind blows and the snow is falling, a flavorful stew is just what is needed to warm your bones. ½ … Read More

November 2019 Recipe of the Month

This month’s recipe comes from Jill B. Just in time for Thanksgiving, a dressing recipe we have to try. From “A Farm Girl Dabbles”. CORNBREAD … Read More

October 2019 Recipe of the Month

Anise, Grape, and Cabbage Slaw This month’s recipe comes from Sue C. It features the anise, the flavor of the Herb of the Year, anise-hyssop. … Read More

September 2019 Recipe of the Month

Zucchini Salad This month’s recipe comes from Faith K. An inventive way to use zucchini in a refreshing and tasty salad. If you are using … Read More

August 2019 Recipe of the Month

Grilled Rosemary Chicken from Kathy K. A flavorful recipe, in time for grilling season, great for those watching their sodium intake or are bored with … Read More

July 2019 Recipe of the Month

This month’s recipe comes from Shirley E. A delicious sauce or dip for all your fresh summer vegetables.            Saffron Aioli … Read More

June Recipe of the Month

Pineapple Sage Cookies Our good friends at Brookside Gardens made these delightful cookies for us during our Nursery Tour in May. This recipe was taken … Read More

May 2019 Recipe of the Month

Chicken Shawarma in Pita Bread with Tzatziki Sauce This is a healthy and flavorful dish that can be either grilled outdoors or baked on a … Read More

April 2019 Recipe of the Month

Rhubarb Oatmeal Bars Rhubarb season is coming! One way to use your bounty. Recipe from Carlotta P.   Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Ingredients: Crust:                                                                                                                                                    … Read More

March 2019 Recipe of the Month

   Cheese Tart (aka Quiche) with Mushrooms, Onion, Spinach, a touch of Bacon and 2 Cheeses — Parmesan and Asiago  Shirley Mah Kooyman brought this wonderful dish … Read More

February 2019 Recipe of the Month

This recipe, by Kim Ode, originally appeared in the Star Tribune in September 2018. Delicious and simple to throw together, I am completely obsessed and … Read More

January 2019 Recipe of the Month

Adult Mac n’ Cheese This is not health food!* What it is, is an updated version of a childhood favorite. Hot and cheesy, a satisfying … Read More

December 2018 Recipe of the Month

Cock-a-Leekie Nothing like chicken soup on a cold day! Warms your kitchen and your soul. A dish I imagine my grandmother making. From Jan S. … Read More

November 2018 Recipe of the Month

Pumpkin Pasta A great seasonal recipe using fall’s favorite vegetable, pumpkin. Vegetarian friendly. From Jan S. 1 pound tortellini or any other pasta   2 tablespoons … Read More

October 2018 Recipe of the Month

Jill”s Egg Bake What a great dish to wake up to! 8 slices of bread (I used wheat), cubed. Top with 1 lb. browned bulk … Read More

September 2018 Recipe of the Month

Cheddar Sage Shortbread A savory and delicious way to enjoy your herbs and cheese. Wonderful with wine or beer. From Faith, our V.P.   1 … Read More

August 2018 Recipe of the Month

Kale Chips What to do with an overabundance of kale? Make kale chips! Simple to make and a healthful alternative to greasy, salty snack chips. … Read More

July 2018 Recipe of the Month

  July’s recipe comes from Shirley E. Fast prep time makes it a great week night meal. One Skillet Mexican Chicken and Rice Serves 6, … Read More

June 2018 Recipe of the Month

June’s recipe is from Jackie R. So delicious, her granddaughter can’t live without it. Hummus with Fresh Basil 3 cups cooked garbanzo beans (1cup dry) … Read More

May 2018 Recipe of the Month

Grilled Asparagus with Tarragon Lemon Dressing This month’s recipe comes from Carlotta P. Just in time for the asparagus season! Snap ends of asparagus Coat … Read More

March 2018 Recipe of the Month

Vegetarian 3 bean chili This is my go to chili recipe.  It’s vegan and if you have a meat lover, just add some hamburger to … Read More

February 2018 Recipe of the Month

              Hoppy Lemon-Honey Simple Syrup February’s recipe features the Herb of the Year, Hops. From Elly H., a new and unique way to enjoy … Read More

January 2018 Recipe of the Month

This herbalicious bread, made by Chip and served at our annual Holiday Party in December, was a real hit. It is simple to make and … Read More

December 2017 Recipe of the Month

Cranberry Relish A great accompaniment to your holiday meals, Cranberry Relish is tasty with turkey or pork. This relish is gluten free and vegan, is … Read More

November 2017 Recipe of the Month

November 2017 Recipe of the Month Shirley E. submitted this recipe, a perfect appetizer for upcoming holiday gatherings.   Hot Beef Dip  Beat together: 1 … Read More

October 2017 Recipe of the Month

October 2017 Recipe of the Month Fabulous Pumpkin! A recipe from Carla, reprinted by popular demand. Why buy canned when you can have fresh cooked … Read More

September 2017 Recipe of the Month

Kathy’s Garlic Scape Pesto A great way to use garlic scapes! Can’t wait to try this recipe.  Ingredients and method: Place following ingredients in bowl … Read More

Making Herb Vinegars

Herb Infused Vinegar One of the things the Minnesota Herb Society is known for is making herb infused vinegars. They are a major feature at … Read More

August 2017 Recipe of the Month

August 2017 Recipe of the Month This month’s recipe comes from our vice-president, Faith.  A great easy recipe just right for summer harvest. Refrigerator Pickles … Read More

July 2017 Recipe of the Month

Can’t wait to try this new take on an old favorite from Jill. Chocolate Chip Cookies with Rosemary This is a great egg-free recipe I … Read More

June 2017 Recipe of the Month

Thai Quinoa Chicken Salad June’s Recipe of the Month comes from Dorothy L. THAI QUINOA CHICKEN SALAD 4 Cups Cooked Chicken Breast, chopped 2 Cups … Read More

May 2017 Recipe of the Month

Apple Camembert Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette May’s recipe comes from Patricia C. It has bacon, cheese, apples, and nuts. What is not to love about … Read More

Cherry Almond Energy Balls

Here’s the recipe that Jill brought to the Essential Oil HIG.  This delicious recipe is credited to Lee Hersh. Cherry Almond Energy Balls 2 cups … Read More

April 2017 Recipe of the Month

Hearty Wild Rice Salad This was a much requested recipe from our Holiday Party. Nora S. has graciously shared it with us. Hearty Wild Rice … Read More

Jambalaya

March 2017 Recipe of the Month As hot as you want it to be! Rich with flavorful herbs and spices, this recipe is a family … Read More

February 2017 Recipe of the Month

February 2017 Recipe of the Month is from Shirley E. Easy and tasty, a perfect recipe for a busy weeknight supper. Quick Hoppin’ John Soup … Read More

Birchwood Cafe Chili

January 2017 Recipe of the Month One of Carla J.’s family favorites, this recipe uses peppers, the 2016 Herb of the Year and cilantro, the … Read More

Mascarpone Cardamom Solstice Swirls

December 2016 Recipe of the Month Our recipe of the month comes from Jill, former President of the Herb Society. A beautiful cookie, with only … Read More

Genya’s Chicken

November 2016 Recipe of the Month Genya W. contributed this month’s recipe. Just right for warming up your kitchen on a cool fall evening.   … Read More

Butternut Squash Soup

Annette told us about this soup at Garden Clean Out and has graciously shared her recipe. It uses peppers, the “Herb of the Year”. Butternut … Read More

Quick Sausage, Cannelini, and Tomato Ragout with Rosemary-Parmesan Polenta

October 2016 Recipe of the Month This recipe comes from Patricia C. Quick Sausage, Cannellini and Tomato Ragout with Rosemary-Parmesan Polenta This is a Cooking … Read More

Peach Almond Rustic Pie

September 2016 Recipe of the Month This months’ recipe comes from Shirley M.-K. It features seasonal fruit. We all really enjoyed this rich, delicious pie … Read More

Fresh Corn Salad

August 2016 Our First Recipe of the Month was contributed by Nora. It is a refreshing salad using seasonal ingredients. Fresh Corn Salad from The … Read More

Raspberry Rhubarb Jalapeno Jam

This was the wonderful spicy jam that Elly brought to the May luncheon.  Elly found the recipe on ChocolateMoosey.com Raspberry Rhubarb Jalapeno Jam 3 C … Read More

Asian Inspired Cole Slaw

Here’s the recipe that our new member Annette brought to the May luncheon.   Annette used the recipe from The Food You Crave by Ellie Krieger, but she … Read More

MUFFALETTA OLIVE SALAD

AMAZING MUFFALETTA OLIVE SALAD (The name of the recipe is “salad” but I served it as an appetizer on crackers or baguette slices.)  CLICK for … Read More

Fenway Farms’ Kale Salad

This is the recipe that Mary brought to the May luncheon.  Another great recipe.  She got this out of Vegetarian Times and make some modifications, which … Read More

Parmesan & Poppy Seed Crackers

This is the recipe that Shirley brought to the May luncheon.  Unfortunately, I didn’t take pics of the individual food that we have recipes for, … Read More

Honey Oat Crackers

Here is the recipe for the Savory Crackers that Minnesota Herb Society members enjoyed at the Planting Day Luncheon 2 tbsp. honey 1/2 c. vegetable … Read More

Cool Cucumber Soup

Here’s the recipe for the delicious soup that Veronica prepared for our summer meeting.  Cool & Delicious & it uses a lot of cucumbers. Cold … Read More