Month: March 2015

Herbs de Provence Substitite


1/2 tsp each: dried rosemary marjoram thyme oregano (Recipe from my Auntie Bea, 85 years old – March 2015)

Substituting Dry for Fresh Herbs

Because dried herbs are generally more potent and concentrated than fresh herbs, you’ll need less. Use 1/3 the amount of dry herbs as you would fresh. For example, if a recipe calls for 1 tablespoon of fresh oregano, you need only 1 teaspoon of dried, since 3 teaspoons equal 1 tablespoon.

Auntie Bea’s Old Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies

Utterly delicious thin, crunchy, crispy, lacy cookies that are absolutely addicting. 1 cup  butter 1⁄2 cup  brown sugar, firmly packed 1 cup  flour 1⁄4 cup  wheat germ 1 teaspoon  baking powder 1 1⁄2 cups  chocolate chips or 1 1⁄2 cups  raisins 1 cup  granulated sugar 1 large  egg 1 cup  Old mill oats 3⁄4 cup  coconut 1 […]