Patience – the capacity, habit, or being patient.

    Patience –” 1. Bearing pains or trials calmly or without complaint. 2. manifesting forbearance under provocation or strain. 3. steadfast despite opposition, difficulty, or adversity. 4. able or willing to bear. ” Hasn’t it been a real surprise that we have developed many skills that we…

Sarin’s Thai: Stir fried Chicken with Cashew Nuts

Ingredients: 1/2 lb chicken breast, cut into bite sized pieces 1 tbsp. cassava flour or all-purpose flour 1/3 cup sunflower oil (any natural oil) 1 tbsp. garlic, crushed and chopped 1/2 cup yellow onions, sliced into wedges 1/3 cup dry Thai birds eye red chilies, deep fried or Fresh…

Autumn is Here

May 17, 2020 Autumn is here. I see it in my copper skin. In my glistening eyes. In the bamboo scarf that begs to hug me tighter. Autumn is here. But you are nowhere near here. You’re somewhere, Where spring beckons you to life that demands every ounce…

Mi Casa Su Casa: New Venture for Janis Gipson

You’ve seen her delectable dishes on the pages of Garden Spices Magazine.  Chef Janis is now cooking for families.  She is now dedicating a couple of days a week to serve whatever defines your palette, from carnivore to vegan.  Example: “This week’s menu is done. Vegan and full…

THIS ISSUE – WORK!

Loved Ones, And so our work continues to bring you content that touches your soul. Many of you know about the perils of publishing, how much work goes into presenting something worthy of submission. Recently, Garden Spices Magazine has been significantly impacted by a hijack, which has brought…

Behind The Scenes at the Black Women’s Expo

    The theme of this issue of Garden Spices Magazine is work.  When we think of work, it is mainly about our work, the work we don’t want to do.  But how often do we consider the amount of work that has to happen to produce our…

“WORK” Is it a four-letter word?

  …Or, Is it a gateway to a life filled with purpose and joy? For you, “work” may be the time spent away from home, which you, unfortunately, may dread. A grind, often repeated, by arriving at the designated time, to begin the tasks required, to provide funds…

Soul: Wingery and Records

  When your mom and dad have a Black business as florists for the Shoals area in Alabama; when your brother is in real estate, and when the family gives back to the community in service, it is no surprise that Thaddeus Rowell follows suit and forays into…

Dilip Kumar, Man, Actor, Legend

The Indian film industry recently lost Mohammed Yusuf Khan (11 December 1922 – 7 July 2021), known to his fans as Dilip Kumar. Kumar was an actor who worked in the Indian cinema before it was called Bollywood. He was born to a Pathan family in the Qissa…

Goin’ In: Return to Center

Recently my eldest daughter held a trunk party for the second grandchild we will send to a Big Ten College campus. A “trunk party, is a celebration that brings together the Village to assist a college-bound student with well wishes and dorm necessities. As the grandmother of thirteen,…