Archive | October, 2013

Frontline: Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria

From PBS and Frontline: “Nightmare bacteria.” That’s how the CDC describes a frightening new threat spreading quickly in hospitals, communities and across the globe. FRONTLINE reporter David Hoffman investigates the alarming rise of untreatable infections: from a young girl thrust onto life support in an Arizona hospital, to a young American infected in India, and […]

Leymah Gbowee:

Unlock the intelligence, passion, greatness of girls. Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee has two powerful stories to tell — of her own life’s transformation, and of the untapped potential of girls around the world. Can we transform the world by unlocking the greatness of girls? Leymah Gbowee is a peace activist in Liberia. She […]

Baked Winter Squash With Lime Butter

Ingredients 2 delicata or sweet dumpling squash 3 tablespoons butter, softened 1 tablespoon lime juice Pinch honey or sugar 1 teaspoon chili powder Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste   Instructions: Preheat oven to 350° F. Rinse squash before cutting, then cut in half lengthwise and remove seeds. Place cut-side down in a glass […]

Baked Root Combo

Ingredients 1 cup each of 1 1/2 inch chunks of scrubbed rutabagas, turnips, carrots and parsnips   Instructions Combine 1 cup each of 1 1/2 inch chunks of scrubbed rutabagas, turnips, carrots and parsnips (any roots, peeled if waxed, or if not organic). Place in lightly oiled non-stick casserole, partially covered with apple cider (or […]