GIFT: Chocolate Elephants That Help Orphaned Elephants

According to the United Nations, up to 100 African elephants are killed each day by poachers seeking their ivory tusks. Only 470,000 elephants remain on the continent; there were 3-5 million African elephants a century ago. As poaching and habitat loss continue, increasing number of elephants are orphaned. The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Spring Asparagus

Top: Freshly cut asparagus from Baldor Food. Bottom: Three colors of asparagus from Australian Asparagus Growers.   Asparagus is our favorite harbinger of spring, along with big artichokes, fava beans, green garlic, morels, nettles, ramps and spring peas (a.k.a. English or garden peas). Once upon a time—in your mother’s, grandmother’s or great-gran’s generation, depending on…
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