Autumn

 

 

 

Cooking is one of those arts which most requires be done by persons of a religious nature.-Alfred North Whitehead

 

Dandelions

Dandelions were first brought to this country by European colonists who used them to heal maladies of the liver, gall bladder, kidney and stomach. Once called “pissabed”, the dandelion has diuretic properties that also make it an excellent blood-purifier. Nicholas Culpeper in his 1653 work The Complete Herbal, praises the dandelion for its “opening and cleansing […]

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Eat For A Change

A major improvement the health of the U.S. citizens could come from a relatively minor change in their dietary habits. According to an economic model developed at Purdue University designed to predict how U.S. farmers would respond to shifts in eating habits, if Americans simply ate fruits and vegetables at current USDA-recommended levels, U.S. farmers […]

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