Saturday, February 7, 2015



do you cook with herbs? cooking with fresh herbs is new to me, I found it interesting how that fresh rosemary could give a rather nice flavor to baked new potatoes  but yet bitter when eaten alone or with the potatoes this got me thinking & investigating herbs, now we all pretty much know what herbs are, how they can be used to enhance flavors in what we cook , oils etc.


herb/hɜːb; US ɜːrb/ noun

1.a seed-bearing plant whose aerial parts do not persist above ground at the end of the growing season; herbaceous plant

2.any of various usually aromatic plants, such as parsley, rue, and rosemary, that are used in cookery and medicine

(as modifier): a herb garden



(1.) Heb. 'eseb, any green plant; herbage (Gen. 1:11, 12, 29, 30; 2:5; 3:18, etc.); comprehending vegetables and all green herbage (Amos 7:1, 2). (2.) _Yarak_, green; any green thing; foliage of trees (2 Kings 19:26; Ps. 37:2); a plant; herb (Deut. 11:10). (3.) _Or_, meaning "light" In Isa. 26:19 it means "green herbs;" in 2 Kings 4:39 probably the fruit of some plant. (4.) _Merorim_, plural, "bitter herbs," eaten by the Israelites at the Passover (Ex. 12:8; Num. 9:11). They were bitter plants of various sorts, and referred symbolically to the oppression in Egypt.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

the book of Daniel  deals with


isn’t that what our walk with the  Lord today is all about?  we

may not think about herbs too much when w e cook with them , enhance the oils we use in cooking ,start with looking up the word herbs and see where it leads you, you will find that over in Exodus   proverbs herbs played a big role in the Passover, the children of Israel were commanded to bake unleavened bread with bitter herbs, this was to be a symbol of the bitterness they felt when they were slaves in Egypt

and ye shall observe the feast of unleavened bread for their selfsame day have AI brought your armies out of the land of Egypt therefore shall ye observe this day in your generations by an ordinance forever( EX.12:17)

you might find these  links interesting

it’s amazing where one word will take you, go ahead look it up…herbs…








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