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Thyme The Antiseptic Herb

Thyme is an herb that has been known about and used since ancient times. Egyptians used it as an ingredient for embalming, ancient Greeks would burn the herb for its aromatic properties. The spread ..
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The Marvelous Onion Facts and Folklore

Onions have been valued for thousands of years for culinary, medicinal and other uses. Some facts and folklore about the onion. The common onion is part of the Allium or lily plant family, which ..
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Garlic The Left Footprint of Satan

Some facts and folklore about garlic: Garlic is a member of the same family as the onion, leek and shallot. The name ‘garlic’ comes from an Old English word that means ‘spear ..
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The Tomato From the New World

Some history and facts about tomatoes: * Tomatoes are in the same botanical family as tobacco, peppers, potatoes, eggplant and the poisonous plant deadly nightshade. * Tomatoes are thought to have ..
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Crab Rangoon

Crab Rangoon is a staple of Chinese and most other kinds of oriental restaurants, but they are not a traditional Chinese dish. There are very few authentic Chinese dishes that call for any kind of ..
(July 19, 2008)
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Home Made Pasta

If you've got some time and are willing to put forth some effort, you can make your own home made pasta. The basic ingredients are: 3/4 cup unbleached white flour 1 egg pinch of salt That's it. ..
(June 18, 2008)
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Basic Tomato Sauce For Pasta

A basic recipe that is good just as is, or add an endless variety of ingredients to suit your taste! 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 small onion finely chopped 1 stalk celery finely chopped 1 small carrot .
(June 18, 2008)
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Beer Batter Chicken With Rainbow Peppers

A recipe that highlights the versatility of the wok as a deep fry and stir fry pan. As a safety feature when using the wok to deep fry, always have the lid nearby! There is a possibility of a wok or ..
(April 10, 2008)
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Chinese Fried Rice

A basic Chinese recipe, and a great way to use meat and rice leftovers. To cook basic long-grain white rice, bring 2 cups of water to a boil in a saucepan that has a lid. When water is boiling, put ..
(April 11, 2008)
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Chinese Tea Smoked Chicken

This Chinese method of smoking is much different than western methods as it uses brown sugar and tea. 1 whole chicken soy sauce tea leaves brown sugar Wash chicken thoroughly, inside and out and pat .
(April 02, 2008)
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Peanut Butter Chicken Stir-Fry

It may seem a little odd to some to cook with peanut butter, but if you like peanut butter you'll like this recipe! Peanut Butter Chicken Stir Fry Boneless skinless chicken breast 1 medium onion 2 ..
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Stir Fried Chicken With Cabbage

Cabbage, along with other cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower and kohlrabi are very heart-healthy foods. Stir Fried Chicken With Cabbage Skinless boneless chicken breast I small to ..
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Birthstones - The Modern List

There have been many different lists of stones that correspond with the months or signs of the zodiac. The most recent one is a list that was adopted by the American National Association of Jewelers ..
(February 25, 2008)
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Gemstones - From Rough to Finished

Gemstones used in jewelry are stones that have been worked by a gem cutter, also known as a lapidarist. Most gemstones look markedly different in their naturally occurring rough state than when they ..
(February 29, 2008)
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The Hand Sewing Needle - History and Facts

Even a small thing like a hand sewing needle has had a role in the history of humans. Some facts and history about the hand sewing needle: The first sewing needles were made from bone and were used ..
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Synthetic Fibers - Mans' Attempt To Improve On Nature

Until the 19th century, the only fibers that were available for weaving textiles were nature's own; linen, wool, silk and cotton. A list of some synthetic fibers, and information about each: Rayon - ..
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The Clothes Hanger - From Wire To Plastic

The invention of the wire clothes hanger has been attributed to Albert Parkhouse, an employee of Timberlake Wire And Novelty Company in 1903. This company fashioned wire lamp shade frames and other ..
(February 14, 2008)
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Diamonds - History and Facts

Some history and facts about the world's most popular gemstone: Diamonds are carbon, the same substance as charcoal, with the difference being in the way the carbon atoms are structured. Diamond is .
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Platinum And Other White Jewelry Metals

A list of some of the precious metals used in jewelry making. White Gold - This is an alloy of gold and silver or palladium. Nickel used to be used instead of silver or palladium, but nickel can ..
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Gold Plating - From Thin To Vermeil

Gold has been and continues to be a highly desirable metal. Whether for its beauty in jewelry, or value in coins and bullion, solid gold is very expensive and the price is climbing. The expense of ..
(January 25, 2008)
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Lost Wax Casting of Bronze

The traditional process used to cast bronze, developed and used 4,000 years ago, is called lost wax casting. This method results in highly detailed, quality castings and has changed very little over ..
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Bronze - Ancient And Modern Alloy

Bronze is an alloy that goes back at least to the 4th millennium B. C. Bronze artifacts have been found in what is now known as Iran and Iraq. It was one of the most innovative and important alloys ..
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Garnet - The Light Of Noah

The use of garnet, the birthstone for January, has been documented as far back as the Ancient Egyptians. They not only made talismans and jewelry from the stone, but buried it with their dead for ..
(January 23, 2008)
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Dogs - Members Of The American Family

Some trivia about dogs and their owners, and about people owned by their dogs. President Theodore Roosevelt had a dog named Pete. Pete took a dislike to the Ambassador of France who was at the ..
(January 23, 2008)
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Maitreya - The Laughing Buddha

Buddhism is most often associated with Japan, China, and other countries of that area of the world. But Buddhism had its beginning in India, roughly in the 5th century B. C. Buddhism was the result ..
(January 21, 2008)
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