Meyer Lemon & Rosemary Sorbet

This Christmas holiday I made Meyer Lemon and Rosemary Sorbet. Why make a sorbet in the middle of winter? Because this is when the Meyer lemons on the fruit tree in my backyard ripen. And a tart citrus sorbet is good any of time of the year. This icy sorbet is just the right ending to a rich meal, it cleans the palate. Since it is fat free it doesn’t fill you up. The sprig of rosemary and a bit of lime juice add another dimension to this sorbet. I think I have found just the right blend of sweetness and fruit flavors. Continue reading

Does Rosemary Grow in Louisiana?

Burr, It’s quite chilly here in Louisiana. Hard freeze in the low twenties and upper teens. The bird bath is an ice cube. Nothing compared to much of the rest of the country, but it’s COLD for us.

Much of my garden has wilted, except for the rosemary. It appears that the cold weather here didn’t even touch it. This rosemary plant is very aromatic, adding new grow. It’s an excellent time to cook with it, and I found an interesting recipe idea.

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