Sherry Selph

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Thai Shrimp Noodle Soup

I love the exotic flavors in this easy-to-prepare soup. You can find fish sauce in many grocery stores or local Asian markets. A bottle will last a …

Carrot Ginger Soup Recipe

Years ago I went on a carrot kick. Someone had given me a champion juicer and I set off to consume my weight in carrot juice over the next …

Sweet Potato Soup With Ginger & Vanilla

Serves 6 to 8 <br>Total time: 30 minutes || Active time: 15 minutes<p>Here’s the vision: vanilla bean and ginger holding hands in a field of sweet potato, …

french onion soup

I’m firmly of the belief that no matter what ails you in the realm of the kitchen, onion soup can cure it. Never cooked before? Don’t think you’ll be …

The Food Lab: How to Make Creamy Vegetable Soups Without a Recipe

When I was a totally green cook with my first serious restaurant job, working under Chef Jason Bond at what's now a landmark Boston restaurant, No. 9 Park, there were many moments when I learned a new technique or perfected an old one and said to myself, "holy crap, I just made this?" But the very …

J.D. Salinger and His Love for Homeopathic Medicine

Jerome David Salinger (1919-2010), known as J.D. Salinger, gained his reputation as a result of his massively-popular novel <i>The Catcher in the Rye</i> (1951) and most recently was the subject of a documentary, simply entitled <i>Salinger</i>.<p>Salinger wrote a couple of other books after this and several …

The Art of Honest Fried Chicken (A Lifestyle Choice)

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …

How to Use Writing as a Meditation Practice

Writing can be a powerful meditation practice, helping us to integrate our active mind with the mind of meditation. By using it as a process of inquiry, it can help us track our progress in loosening attachments and habitual states of mind even as it sharpens our ability to attend to the present …

Meditation

Baked Alaska: A Creation Story Shrouded In Mystery

On March 30, 1867, for a mere $7.2 million — about two cents per acre — the U.S. bought land from Russia that would eventually make Alaska its 49th state, gaining a delicious fringe benefit in the process: Baked Alaska.<p>No, this igloo-shaped dessert — cake and ice cream shrouded in toasted meringue …

6 Tasty Recipes Starring Ginger

These delicious healthy ginger recipes bring both flavor and health benefits to the table.<p>Ginger's knobby root is singular in appearance, and its …

Ask the Diet Doctor: Are Herbs and Spices Truly Healing?

Adding a dash here and there (and there and there) can do more for your health than you probably think<p><b>Q:</b> Do the little bit of herbs and spices that I …

How Restaurant Chefs Are Using Turmeric Across the U.S.

From New York to California, restaurant chefs are turning to this vibrant rhizome and using it in ways that put curry powder to shame<p>It looks like a knob of ginger. A segmented bulb with papery brown skin, quietly unassuming until it is snapped open and a shock of orange detonates, a hue brighter …

Better Than Big Pharma: 5 Herbs You Can't Do Without

Can’t sleep? Try lemon balm. Suffer from anxiety? Lemon balm. Want to boost your immune system? Lemon balm. Cold sore? Lemon balm. And this …

How to Make a Concrete Fire Pit Bowl | Hunker

Concrete Fire Pit Bowl<p>Step 1<p>Lay out a tarp that is at least 10 by 10 feet square onto the ground. Mark a circle that is at least 36 inches wide with …

Growing Vegetable and Herb Plants in Containers — Veggie Gardening Tips

You really don’t need a backyard to raise your own fruit and vegetable garden; a variety of styles and designs will do, and work fine for just about …

Gardening

No Garden? Here Are 66 Things You Can Can Grow At Home In Containers

By Rachel Cernansky – planetgreen.discovery.com<p>Growing your own food is exciting, not only because you get to see things grow from nothing into …

Children's book illustrations depict a glorious, dangerous world

Readers are made in childhood (or debilitating illness, or prison, but for the sake of argument let's stick with childhood). And a huge part of early reading is, of course, the illustrations. Some embed themselves so deep into the imagination they can never be forgotten – Arthur Rackham's twisted …

What Chefs Drink at Home

<b>Editor's Note:</b> Bartenders may handle booze all day (and night) but we know quite a few chefs who can drink 'em under the table. This new series features chefs from around the country. We'll ask them about their favorite spirits, the bars they frequent, and more. Got drinking-related questions for …

Van Morrison: The Poet

<i>In a 1971 review of the album ‘His Band and the Street Choir,’ Jon Landau called Van Morrison “one of the few originals left in rock.” From the days</i> …