What Is Epazote and How Do I Use It?

Epazote

Epazote is a herb traditionally used in Mexican cuisine. (Photo by Suzie’s Farm, Flickr)

Epazote is a herb commonly found in Mexican cuisine (pronounced eh-puh-ZOE-tay). It is also known as hedge mustard, Jerusalem parsley, Mexican tea, pazote, pigweed, West Indian goosefoot, and wormseed. Typically you will find this ingredient for sale with other dried herbs in Mexican tiendas, Latin grocery stores, supermarkets that cater to an Hispanic clientele, and online, although occasionally you may find it fresh at a farmer’s market in a bunch, similar to how items like cilantro are sold.  Read more of this post

Whole Foods To Open New Stores With Value Prices

Whole Foods logo with shopper

Shopper in front of Whole Foods market logo. (Photo courtesy Whole Foods)

If you ever shop at Whole Foods, you know that the chain is known for offering top-of-the-line products, from farm fresh produce to organic meats, dairy and other staples. Until now, those items have also come with a hefty price tag. But all of that is about to change. Read more of this post

Our First Time On The Cape

Jathan at Falmouth Harbor

Jathan at Falmouth Harbor (Photo by Heather Fink/Jadeworks Entertainment)

Now that Spring has arrived, we are taking advantage of the longer and warmer days by venturing out and exploring the terrain. Yesterday, we headed east, crossed the Cape Cod Canal and drove to Falmouth, a charming, picturesque seaside village with great shopping, delicious food and an absolutely stunning view! Read more of this post

Does Anybody Ever Win Monopoly Sweepstakes?

Monopoly money

Have you ever wondered who wins big at Monopoly? (Photo by wootam!/Flickr)

Everyone from McDonald’s to Albertsons seems to team up with the popular board game, Monopoly, these days to feature contests with all kinds of prizes from free food to big money. But does anyone ever actually win the loot in these sweepstakes? Read more of this post

Cast Iron Care

cast iron skillet

Properly season, clean and maintain cast iron pans and they will last a lifetime.

Whether you love braising meats, frying eggs, grilling steaks or baking bread, cast iron pans are a cook’s best friend. Long lasting, inexpensive and easy to maintain, this cookware can be handed down from one generation to the next if properly seasoned and cared for. Read more of this post