Articles for the Month of August 2011

Cool Down With an Herbal Spritzer

When things get this hot we could all use a little cooling off. As a child, I kept cool by running through the lawn sprinklers. Today I’m too dignified for that – at least not when the neighbors are looking – but I still long for a cool spray when I’m out tending the garden. Well,

In the Garden at Night

During the summer, the hours after sunset can be magical as the heavenly bodies appear one by one and reveal a timeless light show. Because we no longer determine our lives by the stars, many of us are unsure fo what we’re looking at. Fortunately, the information is just a click away. The Scobee Planetarium

Fajita Chicken Wings

Print Fajita Chicken Wings Prep Time: 10 hours Cook Time: 45 minutes 5 servings 4 wings Ingredients ½ cup lime juice ¼ cup vegetable oil 2 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon oregano ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper ¼ cup fresh cilantro, diced fine 20 chicken wings How to Make

Preserving Fresh Ginger

Have you ever wanted to make a stir-fry recipe that uses just “a few slices of ginger” but you passed it by because there was no ginger in the fridge? Then even if you do buy some ginger at the store, you know you’re  buying 5-10 times the amount you need, only to watch it gradually shrivel