What?! Avocados aren’t just a summer fruit? That’s right! There is no bad time of year to eat a creamy avocado. The delicious green fruit from Mexico is always in season, even in the dead of winter. And not only is it delicious to your tastebuds; it’s great for the rest of your body, too!
“Every different kind of maize makes a different atole,” Amado Ramírez Leyva says. The possibilities are endless. Attempts to quantify the different species of maize in Mexico, or even just in the state of Oaxaca, are futile. The nomenclature is further complicated by the plant’s tendency to cross-breed over great distances, the near-infinite genetic possibilities … [Read more…]
For something to be ironic, it has to be obvious to the listener that you don’t mean what you’re saying — that, in fact, what you believe to be true is the exact opposite of the words coming out of your mouth. Try as you might to prove in every other way that you aren’t, … [Read more…]
You’re strolling down the aisles of your grocery store in search of foods to enjoy while following a calorie controlled diet as a replacement for other fats. That’s when you see it: a pyramid of perfectly-stacked Avocados From Mexico. It’s tempting to pick one up and put it in your cart, or better yet, snag … [Read more…]
You might be surprised to hear that Weedless Wednesday is not an anti-legalization campaign or a cannabis addiction awareness initiative, but a day for people to butt out their cigarettes. (“The tobacco plant is in fact a weed,” organizers say on the Facebook event page.)
“This dragon was a gift,” the woman whispers, staring intently into the camera, rubbing the crinkly belly of a purple stuffed dragon toy, first into one side of the 3D microphone, then the other.
It can be tough for us picky eaters, especially around the holidays when so much cooking gets done by someone else, in a foreign kitchen, with who-knows-what ingredients. People with very particular tastes take a lot of ribbing from family and friends who might think we’re being difficult for fun, or attention.
Couples who work regular nine-to-five jobs have it hard enough trying to find time for each other. But for people working shifts, finding time for both rest and relationship can seem near impossible.
Celebrities like Angelina Jolie have been bringing attention to the importance of genetic testing in determining breast cancer risks for years now, particularly since she announced her positive result and double mastectomy in 2013.
“Don’t share” is one of the most oft-given pieces of beauty advice when it comes to makeup and makeup tools. But a new beauty website aimed at budget buyers is turning that idea on its head.