Turmeric is a member of the ginger family and is cultivated in India, China, Indonesia, and other tropical countries. Turmeric is mildly aromatic and has scents of orange or ginger. It has a pungent, bitter flavor.
The name turmeric derives from the Latin word terra merita (meritorious earth), referring to the color of ground turmeric, which resembles a mineral pigment. Because of its brilliant yellow color, it is also known as “Indian saffron.”
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Kiwi Berries? Did you know there was such a fruit?
Hubby and I were on a recent vacation in Washington State, and one of the things we like to do is find local farmer’s markets and farms. This is how we found out about kiwi berries. We were on one of our daily road trips and stumbled upon an organic market stand called Cascadian Farm in Rockport, WA.
Today’s post is from a friend of mine, Lucia Paul, who loves to clean! She has her own blog called “Cleaning in the Cold”. I thought it would be great if she would share something, and she agreed to do so, yay! She has written a great post. Enjoy the read.
Over a year ago we (hubby is along for the ride) have switched to little or no packaged food. It has been a process of learning to prep and plan meals, our meals are pretty basic which does make it easier. I do spend more time in the kitchen now, but that is because I am trying new ways to prepare real food; my learning curve is improving! I am always looking for kitchen tips that can either make my time in the kitchen more productive or ways to use every bit of the food we purchase.