Lemon grass makes a nice houseplant and a continuous supplier of lemony stalks–simply root a stalk in water and then plant it in a pot.
This is a fun recipe for the summer and one that actually requires a wood or charcoal fire because it’s almost impossible with a gas fire.
During the Roman empire, the spice trade was dominated by the Arabs. Their ships sailed from the Red Sea to India, where they bought spices carried by Malay traders from the Spice Islands.
You can whip up this fun snack in less time than it takes to polish off a beer or two.1
I really don’t care for product reviews where the reviewer doesn’t seem to have actually tried the product in question. And you know it’s a doozy when the lead-in is a disclaimer stating that if you buy something using the links in the story, that the reviewing site earns a commission.
For you, we present this bit of fowlness: a rub usable for any poultry–chicken, duck, pheasant, or turkey.
The Mayan empire flourished for more than 2,000 years. During that time, they developed a body of knowledge encompassing many fields such as astronomy, mathematics, medicine, and architecture. Gastronomy was no exception; they created a sophisticated cuisine based on a wide variety of ingredients found in rich ecosystems in the jungles of the Yucatán Peninsula and what it is today Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, and Honduras.