Month: April 2012

How Coconut Oil is made

How Coconut Oil is made

Here’s how one of my favorite ingredients is made: Raw (virgin) coconut oil – from fresh picked coconuts!

Too Many Roses (a good problem to have)

Too Many Roses (a good problem to have)

Who cares about Roses?¬†With a reputation for being fussy and needy in the garden, I sure didn’t. The tough, hardy ones that take care of themselves (you know, the weeds) are more my style. But you almost can’t pick up an herbal medicine book and…

Culinary Herbs: the apothecary in your pantry

Culinary Herbs: the apothecary in your pantry

You might be tempted to beeline into the Wellness Department when looking for a remedy, but some of the best herbal medicine can actually be found hiding out in the Produce Department (or maybe in your own garden!). Culinary herbs not only offer us nutrition…