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The Dish: Cherries in Honey Syrup Recipe

Cherries in Honey
by in Blogs

September is the National Honey Month and we’re celebrating with some recipes featuring this liquid gold. Even though the calendar says it’s fall, there’s still time to can and preserve for those cold (or not so cold) Arizona winters. These syrupy sweet cherries are super simple and taste incredible on almost anything! Cherries in Honey Syrup… Read More →

Elements At The Sanctuary Provides A Feast For The Eyes And Stomach

Elements at the Sanctuary - AZ Business Magazine Nov/Dec 2010

My dining companions and I took in the gorgeous view at the Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa in Paradise Valley, as the sun set behind Mummy Mountain in a swirl of pink and purple, before settling into a deep blue. But make no mistake, it was the food that took center stage. elements’ location… Read More →

We Need Immigration Reform, Not Immigration Hype

Immigration
by in Columnist Spotlight | Politics

SB 1070. It has been a few months since it passed, making Arizona the focus of so much national attention. As I have listened to Arizona, the entire country, and even some international Latina singers debate the issue, I have found ironies on both sides. First, on the pro-SB 1070 side: Republicans (especially Arizona Republicans… Read More →

Solar-Power, Eco-Friendly Grand Canyon & More

Grand Canyon
by in Around Arizona | Blogs | Green

With so much happening locally, this week we’ve gathered stories about Arizona’s green endeavors, including a solar-powered plane and the Grand Canyon’s eco-friendly practices, and why a massive lawn is part of the Postal Service’s goal to reduce its energy needs. Please feel free to send along any interesting stories you’d like to see featured… Read More →

Ecotourism – The Green Way To Vacation

Eco Tourism - travel green
by in Blogs | Green | Travel

The United Nations designated 2002 as the International Year of Ecotourism. Well it’s 2010 and I bet that the majority of people haven’t taken an eco-vacation.  I know I haven’t. We try to be eco-friendly.  We buy reusable water bottles and lunch pails.  We turn off the lights more often and take shorter showers.  But… Read More →

Green News Roundup – Energy Efficiency, Green Organizations & More

Energy Efficiency
by in Blogs | Green

Welcome to our weekly green news roundup. This week we’ve gathered stories about energy efficiency auditing, promoting your company as a green organization and more. Please feel free to send along any interesting stories you’d like to see in the roundup to kasia@azbigmedia.com. Also visit AZ Green Scene for informative articles about sustainability efforts in… Read More →

Green News Roundup – Green Renovation, Energy Saving Air Conditioning & More

Energy Saving Air Conditioning
by in Blogs | Green

Welcome to our weekly green news roundup. This week we’ve gathered stories about video conferencing, green renovation, energy saving air conditioning and local sustainability-related events taking place throughout the Valley. Please feel free to send along any interesting stories you’d like to see featured in the roundup by e-mailing me at kasia@azbigmedia.com. Also visit AZ… Read More →

New Product By Valley Company Offers Innovative Way To Treat Wounds

Healing Powers
by in AZ Business Magazine | Healthcare

Bandages have changed very little over the years, but a new wound-care treatment called Prosit, developed here in the Valley, is shifting that paradigm. Prosit is a single-layer polyester fabric dressing that covers a wound like a bandage. But when moistened, it generates a micro-electric current that kills microbes — bacteria, viruses, fungus, mold, yeast… Read More →