Conscious Cook: Hope springs eternal

One of the first delicious signs of spring in the garden is the appearance of chives. The bright green slender shoots pop up inch by inch, beckoning cooks to snip them into sensational spring dishes. Chives have been utilized as both a culinary and medicinal ingredients since ancient times.

Food: Sprinkles of sesame

Sometimes you need something that’s a little sweet … and sometimes you need it for dinner. I previously shared my Lo Mein recipe (and my undying love of Chinese food) with you. This time I decided to try another favorite from my takeout menu, and let me tell you, not only was it super easy to make, but it tasted amazing.