26 responses

  1. Abby (Nibble, Nourish, Run)
    November 16, 2009

    The teensy amount of frosting on that cupcake is a crime haha!

  2. Allie (Live Laugh Eat)
    November 16, 2009

    So jealous of that carrot cake cupcake!!!

  3. Katie
    November 16, 2009

    First cupcakes are not cupcakes w/o frosting.

    Second I LOVE fresh herbs and have NO idea why I don’t have a plant yet probably because I forget about it. Thanks for bringing it back to my attention. 🙂

    I still need to try that cornbread it looks soo delicious!

  4. legalstyle
    November 16, 2009

    a cupcake is not a cupcake without it’s lower body being matched by an equal or greater amount of icing. amen.

  5. Karla
    November 16, 2009

    I can never keep plants alive! I’ve bought about 5 basil plants in the past year, kept them in different locations and watered each one a little different and they all die! Ahh!

    I hope yours fares better than mine have

    • Meghann
      November 16, 2009

      I have no plans of keeping this one alive very long. My plant is to eat all the delicious leaves off of the plant and toss it.

  6. Jenna
    November 16, 2009

    your dinner looks really good and so does that cupacke 🙂
    jenna

  7. Brittany
    November 16, 2009

    Are you going to the Maryland game?!?! This is sadly my last FSU game as a student. 🙁

  8. Erin
    November 16, 2009

    The cupcake and the pumpkin bread look so good! Yay yummy carbs!

    My roommate and I kept our basil alive for a good 8 months or so before the summer came and we couldn’t water it fast enough. If it turns yellowish and sickly looking, you’re watering too much – but if the soil is too dry, it needs more water. That’s about all I learned while keeping the basil. Oregano (and mint, I recommend getting that one!) on the other hand are pretty hearty!

  9. Erin
    November 16, 2009

    Love fresh herbs — they add a little something extra. My favorite is fresh cilantro sprinkled onto a salad or on a sandwich. A delicious zing. 😀

  10. Kara
    November 16, 2009

    Pumpkin cornbread! That’s so unique!

  11. veganindairyland
    November 16, 2009

    I’ve never had good luck with herb plants – but for $1 I would have definitely snatched them up too! I’ve seen bunches of herbs at my farmer’s market for $1-$2 before, but never as potted plants (then they’re always marked at $5). Nice!

  12. Evan Thomas
    November 16, 2009

    Fresh herbs are by far the best. My basil plant died 🙁 But my stevia plant is flourishing!

  13. Matt
    November 16, 2009

    I seriously love fresh herbs, but they always go bad before I can use them all. Plus they are expensive!

  14. Julie @savvyeats
    November 16, 2009

    I love fresh herbs, but I usually don’t eat them fast enough! The highlight of my new apartment is that I will have the ability to garden… I’m hoping to grow some fresh herbs.

  15. Lizzy
    November 16, 2009

    i hope the cupcake was great! i agree, i think a good amount of frosting is key to a great cupcake! 🙂

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  16. Sarah
    November 16, 2009

    Can’t decide which looks better- the carrot cake cupcake or the veggies with marinara! I guess they fulfill different needs, right? 🙂

  17. Lauren
    November 17, 2009

    I love fresh herbs over dry herbs. It makes all the flavors pop! That muffin looks delish

  18. greensandjeans
    November 17, 2009

    I love fresh herbs! Of course, it doesn’t hurt that they smell delicious all on their own!

  19. broccolihut
    November 17, 2009

    I love fresh herbs too! You’re making me miss my herb garden I have back home in Alabama…

  20. Liz
    November 17, 2009

    Fresh herbs are the best. I love the freshness they add to anything you put them in.

  21. Nicole
    November 17, 2009

    I love fresh herbs! So much better than dried! I have bad luck with keeping them alive in the house too!

  22. Fallon
    November 17, 2009

    Cupcakes need a good serving of frosting!!

  23. Susan
    November 17, 2009

    That’s awesome you found those plants for so cheap!! I tried to grow herbs once and failed miserably. My thumb isn’t even a slight shade of green…

    Sorry to say this, but I don’t like icing!! A little bit is okay, but otherwise it’s just too much sugar for me. What people really need to start doing is icing cupcakes with plain peanut butter 😉 Now THAT would be good!

  24. Tina
    November 17, 2009

    That’s an awesome meal, and yes fresh herbs totally MAKE any dish!

  25. Mary
    November 17, 2009

    Sorry to be that person, but your title for the post has an alternative/funny meaning.

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