Persimmons can be perplexing. There are several types and a misstep in guessing ripeness can put a pucker in your pout. Instead of playing it safe and using persimmons as decor on your Thanksgiving table, try these two preparations: a spicy muffin and dried slices. 263 more words
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Fall’s favorite gourd isn’t just for jack-o-lanterns. Sure, it’s fun to carve pumpkins, but post-Halloween, you have to find something else to do with the big orange fruit. 848 more words
As a kid in Northern India, Harsh Chawla remembers his mom treating cuts and burns with a mixture of ghee and turmeric.
When he returned to his hometown of Chandigarh to be married, family members slathered his face, arms and legs with a golden paste of turmeric and milk to purify and soften his skin. 782 more words