• Peppers, Capsicum

    Pepper (Capsicum ssp., Family: Solanaceae) is the 2016 Herb of the Year and is of particular interest to Americans because it is one of our continent's native spices. Long before the Spaniards arrived from the Old World, cultivated capsicums were growing in widely distributed areas of the New. The native Indians called them Agi,…

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  • Baked Peppers with Herbs

    Yield: 4  servings 3 large red or yellow bell peppers 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1/2 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh thyme 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil salt and pepper to taste 1/2 cup tomato sauce 3 tablespoons cheese (Gruyere, Gouda, or Cheddar) Heat…

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Herb Garden

The St. Louis Herb Society (TSLHS) Herb Garden, located at the rear of Tower Grove House (Henry Shaw's home) at the Missouri Botanical Garden was completely renovated in 2004. With the cooperation of the MBG, the Herb Society members designed a garden featuring hundreds of “plants with a use”.

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