For years, I’ve heard cooking experts extol the virtues of using fresh herbs to transform ordinary meals into extraordinary meals.
That kind of talk got my attention.
But instead of picking fresh herbs at the grocery store, I decided to grow my own.
Guess what? They were right.
I have become a planter box cook, with basil, rosemary and thyme growing right outside our back door.
They not only boost flavor, they also allow you to cut back on salt, fat and sugar to allow for a cleaner taste.