Okra has its origins in Africa and grows beautifully all over the world. Here’s a curried okra recipe along with more about this well-traveled vegetable.
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Don’t neglect these standard Mediterranean ingredients for adding sunshine to your meals. They’re readily available during the chilly months of winter, and you can mix and match for lots of tasty meals to add to your menu.
A lot of gardeners shy away from mint because of its invasive reputation. This recipe is my favorite revenge. My kind, old, brassy neighbor was the first person to share the joy of passing along plants with me along with the recipe for Risi E Bisi.
Awesome any time, use your own easy to grow mint instead of shelling out money for the packets of herbs you’ll find at your grocery store.
Cranberries, the cousin of blueberries, have long been valued for their ability to help prevent and treat urinary tract infections. Recent studies show that this berry may also promote gastrointestinal and oral health, prevent the formation of kidney stones, lower LDL and raise HDL (good) cholesterol, aid in recovery from stroke, and even help prevent […]
Is there anyone NOT sucked into the whirlwind of earth day hype? Is there anyone that isn’t thinking of how they can get their green on? Is anyone else feeling overwhelmed by it all? Us Green Divas area all about easy does it! If we make earth day more of a lifestyle and simply start […]
Behind the Burner brings us another beacon of culinary mastery, Gavin Kaysen, a renowned chef whose vibrant vegetarian dishes are as notable as he is, and whose unique approach to simplicity brings unexpected boldness to his creations. Currently the Executive Chef at one of New York City’s premier dining destinations, Café Bouloud, Gavin blends international flair with practical application, and […]
My CSA box this week contained sweet potatoes…lots of sweet potatoes. The ugliest sweet potatoes you’ve ever seen. This is what a sweet potato looks like when it’s been damaged by voles. Pretty ugly, eh? But other than the obvious cosmetic damage, there’s no harm to the sweet potato — you can trim off the […]