Asparagus (scientific name Asparagus officinalis) is a perennial flowering plant that has been used as a food and medicine since as far back as 3,000 B.C. Many early cultures imbued it with aphrodisiac properties.1 Today, asparagus is recognized as an excellent source of vitamins, minerals, and fiber, with few calories or sodium. Based on a 2,000-calorie diet, the amount of each vitamin offered in a serving of asparagus as a percentage of reference daily intakes (RDI) break down as follows:
The benifits of Tumeric
Tumeric is a wonderful spice and aids in the control of many problems. Studies show that turmeric may help fight Infections and some Cancers, reduce Inflammation, and treat Digestive problems.
Turmeric has been used in both Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine as an Anti-inflammatory, to treat Digestive and Liver problems, Skin diseases, and Wounds.

Curcumin is also a powerful Antioxidant. Antioxidants scavenge molecules in the body known as free radicals, which damage cell membranes, tamper with
Chocolate Chip Banana Cookies
Original recipe came from:

These cookies came out perfect, and were eaten within minutes of being out of the oven.

The only changes I made were, I used triticale flour, I used a mix of nuts (almonds, pecans, brazil nuts, and hazel nuts, and I only used about 6oz of mini chocolate chips.

Also, the cook time was more like 10 - 12 mins, but that may be due to the altitude.

Apple Butter
I had a 5lb bag of apples and had just used up the last of my last batch of apple butter a week or two ago, so I found this recipe. Here is the address of the original recipe:

My only note on this recipe is a mistake I made. I was using more than the recommended amount of apples, and the 1/2 teaspoon of allspice, and 1/2 teaspoon of cloves didn't sound like very much, so I doubled the amounts on those 2 spices, which I think was too muc