April 26, 2015
My mom has a rather ferocious love affair with garlic. In fact there wasn't a single dinner from my childhood that didn't include garlic in it. If you like garlic then I dare you to try her chimichurri recipe. I promise it will keep the vampires away.
Peel your garlic and mince.
Chop up your cilantro and green onions. Add your garlic, seasonings, olive oil, and lemon or lime juice and mix well.
Let sit for a couple of hours so all the flavors mix and intensify.
Serve over food or eat as is. Ok maybe not the "as is" part but definitely use it on top of your favorite dish for that extra spicy garlicky punch. Enjoy!
March 23, 2020
December 21, 2019
With a vast drop in temperature, darker skies and rainy days, winter is the most yin of all the seasons. It is associated with the kidney and bladder organs, the color black, the element water, the emotion fear, and salty and bitter flavors.
December 06, 2019
Goji berries are one of the most well known Chinese herbs in the US. Used for over 2000 years in China, they were first mentioned in the Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing, the oldest known book on Chinese herbs in 200 BC. They are prized for their ability to tonify blood and yin without causing stagnation. Consumed daily in China as a food and herbal medicine, goji berries are revered for their anti-aging properties. They are used in many beauty tonics.