Ever wondered what a typical meal is like on the other side of the world? Or next door? Cultural geographers Peter Menzel and Faith D’Aluisio visited 25 families in 21 countries to create this fascinating look at what people around the world eat in a week.
Isn’t it wonderful to finally be able to open the windows and let the fresh, Spring air blow out all the stale air accumulated over the winter? Along with a good spring cleaning of floors, windows, bedding, etc., now is also a good time to refresh your kitchen pantry.
The weather has been near perfect the last few days, with warm temps and clear skies during the day and cooler temps at night. Even though it’s not scorching hot outside, it still seems like a good idea to limit oven and stove use to keep from heating up the kitchen. So here are some no-cook recipes to make on nights when you don’t want to turn up the heat.
This article comes from cornucopia.org:
90% Sprout Contamination Conventional, Not Organic (Linked to Factory Farm Livestock Production)
AP 6-6-11: “In a surprising U-turn, German officials said initial tests published Monday provided no evidence that sprouts from an organic farm in northern Germany were the cause of the country’s deadly E. coli outbreak.”
Quotations attributable to Mark A. Kastel, Codirector and Senior Farm Policy Analyst at The Cornucopia Institute, a farm policy research group based in Cornucopia, Wisconsin:
Sneezing, watery/itchy eyes, congestion, runny nose…could be a bad cold except at this time of year, it’s probably seasonal allergies. After a long, cold winter we finally get to enjoy balmy weather and sunshine, but then have to endure the accompanying hay fever symptoms. It’s not fair. Sigh. But here a few suggestions for ways to naturally alleviate the discomfort: