China Aids Africa in Sustainable Agriculture and Water Management Technology

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China has taken a lead role in aiding sustainable agriculture and water management on the African continent. The initiative comes about through a partnership with the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). The program targets sixteen African countries and involves transferring water management technologies – crucial in drought-prone areas … [Read more...]

Grilled Beef Filets Marinated in Lemon and Black Pepper

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The tartness of lemon and the spicy bite of pepper enliven rich and buttery soft beef filets for a dish that can light up a special occasion as easily as a week night alone. Cook the meat carefully and let the browning of the grill bring out all the flavors. Ingredients: 1 1/2 lbs beef tenderloin, cut into 4 medallions 3 tablespoons extra … [Read more...]

Korean Honey Based Lemon Tea

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Korean honey lemon tea is a time-honored drink called Yujacha. In Korea, it is traditionally made with the Yuja (유자) fruit (a relative of the lemon in the citrus family) and is associated with good health and the prevention of illness. Nowadays, science has confirmed the mechanisms that aid the body and boost the immune system:  Honey and … [Read more...]

Ventura County produce helps Chipotle keep its menu fresh

Santa Paula, Calif. - When Chipotle Mexican Grill looks for local vendors as part of its commitment to offering the freshest vegetables on its menu of burritos and tacos the biggest obstacle is finding farms that can offer produce year-round. Not so in Ventura County, according to Chris Arnold, Chipotle's director of communications and … [Read more...]

Kohlrabi, Cabbage and Caraway Salad

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  1 Head of cabbage (you can also buy mixed cabbage) Salt to taste 2 Kohlrabi / peeled 2 Tbsp. flat-leaf parsley ½ Red onion thinly sliced 1 Tsp Caraway seeds For the dressing ½ Lemon juiced 1 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar ½ Tsp. Dijon mustard 6 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil Pepper to taste Shred the cabbage … [Read more...]

Grilled Lemon Dill Salmon

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These beautifully complementary flavors come together to infuse salmon that becomes savory and enhances the texture of the fish. Serve it with rice and a green salad for a light, yet satisfying meal. Ingredients 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon rind 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/4 teaspoons … [Read more...]

Lemon Barbecue Chicken

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Tender, juicy chicken imbued with a noticeably refreshing flair – that’s what the addition of lemons brings to a barbecue classic and perennial family favorite. Leftovers make a tangy addition to a salad; hot or cold, this Lemon Barbecue Chicken recipe will satisfy family and guests alike. Ingredients: 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon … [Read more...]

Simple Rosemary Lemon Marinade

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  Ingredients  1/2 cup fresh rosemary 2 large lemons (zested and juiced), about 2 tablespoons zest and ½ cup juice 3 garlic cloves, smashed 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoon pepper   Add rosemary, lemon juice and zest, garlic, olive oil, salt and pepper to your food … [Read more...]

Rosemary Lemon Bite Size Lamb Chops

Ingredients  3/4 cup balsamic vinegar 6 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 3 tablespoons minced fresh rosemary or 3 teaspoons dried 6 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 12 1-inch-thick loin lamb chops, fat trimmed  1 1/2 cups mesquite wood chips, soaked in cold water 1 hour … [Read more...]

Spicy Strawberry Jalepeno Lemonade

  Ingredients  1 quart strawberries, hulled and split in quarters lengthwise 1/2 jalapeño pepper, seeds and ribs removed, cut into 4 pieces 3/4 cup sugar pinch salt 1 cup fresh juice from 10 to 12 lemons 3 cups cold water 1 quart ice   Directions:   Combine strawberries, jalepeño slices, sugar, and … [Read more...]