BLOOMING—Small mustard seeds can turn into large bushes.When I was a kid, I had a piece of religious jewelry that was popular then—a mustard seed encased in a clear plastic bubble and dangling from a necklace chain. The seed represented certain parables told by Jesus.
The ancient Israelites used spices such as mustard, mint, dill, cumin and garlic to give flavor to an otherwise routine diet of fruits and vegetables.
Mustard seeds are tiny, less than an inch in size. The bushes grow quickly and c...
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