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Curcumin versus turmeric–what is the difference?

Turmeric, one of the most frequently used spices in Indian cuisine, is widely touted as the new superfood, miracle drug, cure-all, et cetera. But much of what is written about it misrepresents it badly. The greatest misunderstanding seems to be whether to use the word ‘turmeric ‘ or ‘curcumin.’ One sees article after article that […]

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New directions

I started this blog mostly to have a record of progress on the farm, but I’ve posted so seldom that it hasn’t served that purpose. So I’m going to shift direction and post mainly about something else, specifically turmeric. Huh? Why TURMERIC? Because I like it. Because I’ve used it for years and I know […]