“It’s not easy being green”  says Kermit the Frog. Am fascinated by the medicinal properties of plants. Stinging nettle is one of those plants with a long healing history. A little history on nettles… Dating back to as early as the 3rd century B.C., Greeks prescribed nettle juice to treat snake and scorpion bites.  The … Continue Reading

When I lived in Chicago, I had access to a great rooftop deck where we grilled on a regular basis; well, at least the few months out of the year that were actually warm enough to grill. Now that I’ve relocated to DC, the weather is consistently better, but unfortunately I no longer have access … Continue Reading

I started this blog, like many others, to document my love for food and as a means to organize my recipes (as I am not the most organized person in the world). But, I have to admit, I have a bit of a secret mission, an ulterior motive. That is, to show people a new … Continue Reading