How to Remove the Fruit and Seeds from a Jackfruit

Jackfruits are enormous fruits with a very sweet and aromatic flavor. And they are unlike any fruit around. If you’ve seen one at an Asian market but were intimated by its size, rest assured they are relatively easy to prep. They extrude a very sticky latex that...
Sunflower: Helianthus Annuus

Sunflower: Helianthus Annuus

Sunflowers, native to North America, come in giant or small varieties. The scientific name, Helianthus, comes from the Greek word meaning “sun,” and have the repuation for following it during the day. It is a crop vegetable, grown...
Cilantro to Coriander

Cilantro to Coriander

  Cilantro – Coriander Seed   Cilantro, or Coriandrum sativum, is a fresh herb widely used in Latin American and Asian cuisines. It has a unique flavor with citrusy, peppery and pungent notes, with prominent stems sprouting very delicate leaves....
Sowing Seeds in a Seed Tray

Sowing Seeds in a Seed Tray

Planting a vegetable garden from seed has its rewards, but seedlings are sensitive and easy prey to insects and weather. It is often easier and more productive if seeds are started in a seed starter tray, then transplanted outdoors when conditions are right for the...