High rates of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease: the legacy, some experts say, of sugar, a crop that brought the ancestors of most Clarksdale residents to this hemisphere in chains.
“We knew we had to do something,” Kirkpatrick principal Suz Anne Walton told me.
Travellers along the Silk Roads were attracted not only by trade but also by the intellectual and cultural exchange that was taking place in cities along the Silk Roads, many of which developed into hubs of culture and learning.
Science, arts and literature, as well as crafts and technologies were thus shared and disseminated into societies along the lengths of these routes, and in this way, languages, religions and cultures developed and influenced each other.
When stored properly spices retain their potency longer than you might think.
Whole peppercorns, nutmegs, cloves, cinnamon sticks and whole seeds, such as coriander, cumin, and cardamom all last longer than their ground counterparts.
That was seven years ago, when administrators first recognized the magnitude of the problem.
Clarksdale, a storied delta town that gave us the golden age of the Delta blues, its cotton fields and flatlands rolling to the river, its Victorian mansions still beautiful, is at the center of a colossal American health crisis.
“These kids eat what they’re given, and too often it’s the sweetest, cheapest foods: cakes, creams, candy. Nick, just tall enough to ride the coaster at the bigger amusement parks, had been 135 pounds going into fifth grade.
There are two critical keys to maintaining the optimum flavor and in getting the greatest value out of your herbs and spices.
Store your spices and seasoning blends in air tight containers and keep them in a cool dark place.
As the ions passed many alien-incarnations appeared to try and talk sense into the dinosaurs, but it wasn't until an alien shagged a dinosaur, whose off-spring in turn impregnated a monkey, that the DNA of man & women appeared from the muck and populated the land - which by then was renamed India by Christopher Columbus.
While many evolutionary scientists believe that human life first started in Africa, NOT! Being askance of three continents India was the navel of the world, and before the Ancient Greeks started to ask themselves questions about if there was a God, the Indians were partying with them every night.