The more common spices used in authentic Italian cooking include oregano, parsley, bay leaves, hot pepper, basil, rosemary, thyme and sage. In most cases, Italian cooks prefer to grow their own cooking herbs or purchase ... More » Food Cooking

A recipe for Italian gelato calls for milk, half-and-half, sugar, egg yolks and heavy cream. Flavored Italian gelato requires extra ingredients such as cocoa powder, cinnamon or vanilla extract. More » Food Cooking Desserts

A recipe for Italian almond cookies calls for blanched whole almonds, sugar, egg whites, almond extract and glacéed cherries. Another good recipe uses almond paste and flour. More » Food Cooking Desserts

Good seasonings for chicken include herbs such as thyme, sage, rosemary, oregano and basil as well as citrus and tomato juices and seasoned oils. Other poultry spices include paprika, garlic, onion, ground pepper, cinnam... More » Food Food Facts

Greek seasoning is a mixture of garlic powder, basil, oregano, cinnamon and black pepper in combination with parsley, dill, marjoram, rosemary and thyme. Paprika, mint, nutmeg and onion powder may also be included. More » Food Food Facts Herbs & Spices

Safe indoor plants for cats include many common culinary herbs, such as oregano, basil, thyme, sage and parsley. Miniature roses, camellias and African violets are also safe, as are zinnias and gerbera daisies. Boston fe... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Houseplants

Herbs to season a pork loin roast can include thyme, basil, garlic, rosemary, parsley, sage, fennel, dill, cumin, coriander or caraway seeds. The herbs can be used to crust the pork before cooking or can be added at the ... More »