Can animals predict weather?, pumpkin bars, Asian greens
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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Through golden noons and purple eves, and shadows
cool and tender,
From scenes of tranquil happiness and dreams of
October like a princess in her oriental splendor
Comes down the valley singing with her retinue of
–Kate Brownlee Sherwood (1841–1914)
It's Fall! Let's Talk About Falling Objects.
Ah, it’s fall! We’re entering the season of fall. Leaves are falling. Acorns are falling. So, let’s talk about falling objects! Does everything fall at the same rate? How come cats can survive a drop from high places? Listen to Bob share fun facts about our astounding universe.
Growing Asian Greens: Fast and Easy!
Cool-season Asian greens are best planted in the last weeks of summer to grow on into autumn and beyond. Try bok choy, mizuna, or Chinese cabbage! These tasty and popular “gourmet” leaves can be rather pricey in grocery stores but they are super easy to grow—and fast growers, especially in cool...
Soup Recipes: Soups, Stews, and Chowders
This is the perfect season for soup recipes! Warm and nourishing in cold or rainy weather, soups serve as a delicious lunch, side, or main meal with some good bread and salad. Here are some super-satisfying soups, chowders, and stews.