The pungent herb has regenerated itself several times now in the lee of a butterfly bush in our front yard.
Either we have developed an extremely hardy strain or butterfly bushes have extraordinary protective powers.
What’s growing now, after several weeks of night-time temps in the 20s, is short and squat — but green and luscious.
Kevin picked a bunch of leaves yesterday, chopped them up and added them to our own salsa we had canned earlier this fall.
A burst of sunshine with oven-baked nachos.