Just because we still have two and a half feet of snow on the ground doesn't mean spring isn't just around the corner! With Spring comes pollen and with pollen comes (for many of us) hay fever and allergies, if you're tired of popping antihistamines and living in a dopey haze, borrow a little friendly advice from…
Up to 15% of the population is affected to some degree by SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) or what most of us call the winter blues. Low light levels effect our natural circadian rhythms, and natural light directly affects brain chemistry. We took this issue to our resident Food Gypsy Health & Wellness Advisor, Dr. Josef Kubinec, because positive mental health is just as important as good physical health. Time for a little Food Vibe with Dr. Kubie.
From time to time, our resident Food Gypsy Health & Wellness Advisor, Dr. Kubie, drops us a line on what's good for yee old bod. On the Food Vibe today: garlic scapes. Mmmmm garlic.
When you work with fire, chances are, sooner or later you’re gonna' get burned. Ching Wan Hung (also written “Jing Wan Hung”) Chinese burn ointment. I have a big tub of it in my locker at Le Cordon Bleu which I apply liberally to the scorched, splattered, sizzled and fried flesh that arrives there.