Leeks

“We remember the fish which we ate freely in Egypt, the cucumbers, the melons, the leeks, the onions, and the garlic" - Numbers 11:5 Getty Image Among the things which the children of Israel missed eating when they were in Egypt were leeks. What are leeks and what are the benefits of eating them? Leeks are …

Pest Control

“Mom, why do you have garlic hanging outside of our house?” “It keeps away mosquitoes, ticks, fleas, black flies and most small flying insects.” “Really?  How does it do that?” “Garlic contains a natural sulfur compound which acts as a repellent.  It’s a great non-toxic way to keep nibbling pests out of my garden.” “I read that people hang garlic …

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