Monthly Archives: November 2018

Holiday Pies Made Easy


Jill Henderson
 ~ Show Me Oz

Another holiday season is upon us and no doubt there will be moments of both stress and joy, especially in the kitchen. But don’t let a simple thing like making a couple of homemade pies intimidate you so much that you feel obliged to turn to the premade, nutritionless dessert options in the frozen food section!

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Native American Trail Marker Tree

2018-7 Trail Tree - Doughty (8)I wanted to share a pastel portrait I recently did of a very special tree for a very special client… Read more about this amazing tree on my art blog, Forever Pet Portraits.

Fantastic Fennel Part Two

Fennel SeedJill Henderson ~ Show Me Oz

Fennel is a wonderful and gentle medicinal, an extraordinarily versatile vegetable and spice and a tall graceful herb that should be planted and used much more often than it is.  Last week, I covered the various types of fennel available to the home gardener and a couple of handy tips for growing this finicky herb. This week’s post is all about how to use fennel as a culinary herb in the kitchen and and and as an effective herbal remedy for every member of your family! Continue reading