Caraway: Great Article

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By CarolineScott
February 21, 2014

Caraway is an easy herb to grow in temperate zone gardens, and it has many culinary and medicinal applications.

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Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
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Feb 20, 2014 11:29 PM CST
Thumbs up Thumbs up Caroline, nice job on the article. I've never grown caraway and did not know much about it, so thanks for the fantastic info. The silly thing is that I do buy the spice. I do like the look of the flower so I may have seed some.
Name: Carole
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Feb 21, 2014 3:30 AM CST
Nice article, Caroline. I like the taste of caraway and appreciate the fact that all parts of the plant can be used. I will look into growing it.
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Name: Caroline Scott
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Feb 21, 2014 4:45 AM CST
Thanks for the kind comments.
Name: Vickie
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Feb 21, 2014 5:39 AM CST
Great information Caroline. I did not know much about caraway, but will have more respect for it now Smiling
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Name: Christine
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Feb 21, 2014 9:40 AM CST
Caroline, thank you for this informative article about caraway. I didn't realize the whole plant was edible and now I'm inspired to grow some too. Thumbs up
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Feb 21, 2014 10:00 AM CST
Very interesting! I've only used it in breads and never thought about where the seeds came from. It looks to be a very attractive plant, too. May have to give it a try. Thanks for the information!
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Name: Deb
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Feb 21, 2014 10:38 AM CST
Planning to add this to the culinary section of my herb garden - thanks for the info!
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Name: Gita Veskimets
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Feb 21, 2014 3:58 PM CST
Well--I AM from Northern Europe (Latvia) and am familiar with caraway.
The one herb none of us "up there" can live without is DILL.

I mostly use Caraway with Pork. When I do a roast--I sprinkle some all over. Love the flavor it gives.
I have also used a pinch of it with Lima beans fried in bacon fat.
It has a strong flavor--so use it sparingly .

I don't make bread--but it is awesome with REAL rye bread. Gita

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