Tag Archives: Garlic

Heart Tonics, Naturally, Healthy, and Herbal

Herbs can help keep your heart and cardiovascular system functioning optimally. Your heart is the capital city at the center of your body, with an intricate network of blood vessels branching out in the form of superhighways (arteries), routes (arterioles), and winding, narrow backroads (capillaries), with your veins serving as the return route. Together, these elements are your primary transport

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The Pernicious Diaries ~ 3 Toxic Plant Lookalikes

Avoid these poisonous plants that look like garden favorites. Q. I’m afraid of mixing up edible plants with toxic ones. Any tips? A. During the winter and early spring, before plants mature in size and begin to bloom, it is easy to misidentify the green friends and foes. Even well-seasoned gardeners and naturalists can be fooled by the foliage of

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Sweet Potato, Sage, and Parmesan Gratin.

This variation on traditional gratin showcases the tangerine hue and mellow, honeyed flavor of sweet potatoes. The tangy, salty combination of Gruyere and Parmesan offsets the sweetness, with sage adding an earthy depth. 1 cup milk {or 1/2 cup milk and 1/2 cup cream} 1 large clove garlic, peeled and halved 3 lbs. sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced very thinly

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