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Grow Ginger for a Taste of the Tropics

People in the Southwest love spicy food. This often means adding chilies to our recipes. But before chilies were discovered in the Americas, the world was getting its flavor kicks from ginger, a spicy tropical root familiar to us all from the produce section of most grocery stores. But guess what? You can grow it

Seasonal Resolutions For the New Year

When we put up a calendar for the New Year, we often contemplate turning over a new leaf in our everyday life. Resolutions are made to lose weight, phone home more often, be nicer to the neighbors. When you’re thinking about what you’d like to change this year, give some thought to your food and

Static-Busting Simmering Potpourri

Oranges and Spices

Between the winter winds that dries everything and the indoor heating static builds up everywhere. Turning on a light switch can be a startling experience. The wool sweaters we favor when it gets chilly only aggravate the situation. And if you forget to add softener to the weekly laundry – watch out! Well, you can’t