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When Troubles Linger, Go Ginger

When Troubles Linger, Go Ginger

If you’re the kind of person who can remain detached and amused while tempers around you flare, you’ve got to love family gatherings. That’s when politics are debated during the soup course and before dessert is served, your sister mentions at least ...
Granny Smith & Gruyère French Onion Soup

Granny Smith & Gruyère French Onion Soup

Topped with tart Granny Smith apples and earthy Gruyère cheese, there’s no better soup to sip on a chilly autumn day than this elegant French onion creation. You’ll start with a base of buttery sautéed onions, slow cooked to the perfect tender-softne ...
5 Reasons to Get Passionate About Papaya

5 Reasons to Get Passionate About Papaya

Papaya is an orange, oblong fruit with a sweet flavor and a buttery texture. Christopher Columbus referred to papaya as the “fruit of the angels.” Considering all of the fruit’s nutritional benefits, we’d have to agree that p ...
Comfrey–For When You’re Not Very Comfy

Comfrey–For When You’re Not Very Comfy

Is it just me, or does summer make you clumsy and accident prone? Within the past 14 days, I’ve suffered from: blisters on my toes from adorable-but-torturous new sandals; a heat rash from bathing suit chafing; a minor burn on my thumb from making ca ...
Mastic Gum For an Upset Gut

Mastic Gum For an Upset Gut

If you occasionally get indigestion after eating a big (or unhealthy) meal, you might want to give mastic gum a try. Thought to promote healthy digestion, this natural resin is produced by the leaves of the Pistacia lentiscus tree, grown for centurie ...