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The mission statement of the Herb Society of America is to "promote the knowledge, use and delight of herbs through educational programs, research and sharing the experience of its members with the community.

The Society is committed to protecting our global environment for the health and well- being of humankind and all growing things. We encourage gardeners to practice environmentally sound horticulture.

The Motto of the Society is taken from the herbalist, John Parkinson: "For Use and Delight"
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Next Meeting Date


September 20, 2017
10 AM to 12 Noon

Presbyterian Church
956 FM 2325
Wimberley,  Tx

Cooking with Herbs
Demo 

Presented by:
The Blanco Master Gardeners


SAVE THE DATE 
HerbFest 2017

Friday
November 3,2017
11am to 2pm

Luthern Church
RR 12 @ W. Spoke Hill Wimberly, Tx

Explore The Herb Society of America
www.herbsociety.org
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Tips for Use:

The young leaves have more flavor than older leaves.
To infuse in hot liquid, chop leaves and steep in hot liquid for 10-15 minutes. Strain and
       proceed with recipe to make tea, simple syrup, jelly, ice cream or sorbet base, etc. 
Infuse flavor into baked goods such as pound cake by lining the pan with parchment paper
       and adding a layer of leaves to the bottom of the pan before pouring in the batter. Bake as
       directed. 
Chop and add approximately 2 tablespoons to your favorite pound cake recipe.
Chop and add leaves and/or flowers to fruit or chicken salads.
Make a compound butter by incorporating chopped leaves and flowers into softened butter.
•     Pairs well with lemon herbs such as lemon verbena, lemon thyme and fruit mints. 
Add a sprig to iced tea, lemonade, water or other cold beverages.
Add a chopped tablespoon full to your favorite tropical fruit smoothie.


Check out more recipes for on our Cooking with Herbs page.