Landscape Impatience

By Francisco G. Gómez Do you ever walk out of your house and take a good look at your front yard; then stare deeply and attempt to visualize what you would like to see? It’s at this very instance that … Continue reading

Culantro/ Cilantro: No, It’s Not the Same!

by Angela Lugo Culantro (Eryngium foetidum L.,Apiaceae) is both a cooking and medicinal herb well known in the Caribbean, West Indies and the Far East. It is a biennial herb indigenous to continental tropical America and the West Indies. The … Continue reading

Pawpaw (Asimina Triloba) – Edible Fruit with Medicinal Properties

by Francisco G. Gómez   The first mention of pawpaw came about in the 16th century from a Portuguese officer who was part of Hernando Cortez’s expedition to the New World. He spoke of it solely from the perspective of … Continue reading

Veggie Child Living a Vegan Lifestyle

by Francisco G. Gómez How many teenage children you know are conscious about what food they put in their bodies? Parents’ work schedules and getting children ready for the day’s commitments can be daunting and very stressful, to say the … Continue reading

Is There No Tomorrow?

by Francisco G. Gómez I just finished viewing a half hour animated short that left me rather pensive and in a quandary. I know that there’s been lots of concern over the environment for a while now; however, it appears … Continue reading

D.I.Y. Fridays – How to peel Garlic the Easy Way

by Francisco G. Gómez Here’s a cool way of peeling garlic without getting it all over your fingers and having to deal with the pungent scent that lingers on them, even after you’ve washed it off. You will need these … Continue reading

What Is the Matrix and How Does It Affect our Health?

by Francisco G. Gómez To answer that question would take volumes. It would require a vast amount of information on so many areas of human existence, so I will focus on aspects in the area of physical, but more so, … Continue reading

Our Trip to S&F Honey Farm Revisited

by Francisco G. Gómez We headed down Hamilton Street in New Brunswick towards Amwell Road to Flemington. The ride is about 40 minutes of beautiful country side once you get out of Brunswick. S&F Honey Farm is located on the … Continue reading

Upcoming visit to S&F Honey Farm

Hey there Api-enthusiasts, Some of you have already gotten the heads up on Raíces’ upcoming visit in August to the S&F Honey Farm in Flemington N.J.. For those of you who haven’t heard and want to get on board for … Continue reading