So what is Lent exactly? Lent simply commemorates Jesus’ 40-day fasting and temptation in the wilderness, before beginning his public ministry, several years before He was crucified. It technically ends Thursday, March 24th, but culminates on Easter Sunday, which is March 27th this year. During this 40-day preparation for Resurrection Sunday, Believers use it as […]

Many of you who live or grew up in Black communities in the United States have probably heard of “Watch Night Services,” the gathering of…

In cooking, the process of clarification entails straining out extraneous muck from liquids so that they might be pure, clear and ideal for consumption. With this series on food terminology and issues we’re attempting to do the same. Organic: it’s a word that gets bandied and bashed around a lot. Plenty of folks believe it’s […]