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2015-05-20 20:23:50

Iconic Hot Dog Company provides local charity with a special day of play and $1,000 of groceries at Food Lion LISLE, Ill., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nathan's Famous brought a taste

2015-05-20 16:32:13

THE CAMPAIGN KICKS OFF WITH A 1000-PERSON DINNER HOSTED BY MARIO BATALI WITH SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY THE ROOTS (MAY 31) NEW YORK, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This June, thousands

2015-05-20 16:30:04

Local produce brings healthy options straight to guests' plates PHILADELPHIA, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the $15 billion global provider of award-winning services in

2015-05-20 08:30:01

O'Hara Reveals Her 'Secret' Recovery Drink Helping Her Prep for the World Stage WASHINGTON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As 24 teams from around the globe prepare to face off this

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DUBLIN, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w78lsl/global_cationic)

2015-05-19 23:10:14

For 6 weeks, Omega3 Innovations measured middle school students’ taste preference, focus, and academic performance in response to eating

2015-05-19 23:00:55

Fayetteville becomes fifth sweetFrog store located in Georgia (PRWEB) May 19, 2015 sweetFrog Enterprises, LLC is pleased to announce the opening of its

2015-05-19 20:24:46

LISLE, Ill., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nathan's Famous, the iconic hot dog company based in Coney Island, N.Y., launched its Original Selfie Sweepstakes today at

2015-05-19 20:23:15

MARIO BATALI CALLS UPON CULINARY FANS ACROSS THE WORLD TO EAT (RED) DRINK (RED) & SAVE LIVES NEW YORK, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This June, thousands of restaurants, food trucks and bars

2015-05-19 16:30:12

New Spray Dryer Strengthens the Company's Portfolio of Solutions for Poorly Soluble Compounds SAN DIEGO, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmatek, a contract development and manufacturing


Latest Food and drink Reference Libraries

Lacaune
2014-10-14 11:06:32

The Lacaune is a breed of domestic sheep that originated from the Lacaune region near southern France, from which it was named. Although it is now used for milk production, it once only produced 18.4 gallons during the human milking period each year. The French government established a strict selective breeding program that included rigorous breeding and meticulous record keeping, as well as increased knowledge about the care of the breed and cooperation of farmers across the area. This...

Iberian Pig
2014-08-13 11:40:37

The Iberian pig, also known as the black Iberian pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated on the Iberian Peninsula in areas including Spain and Portugal. It is thought that this breed can be traced back to the Neolithic era, when animal domestication first began, but the most accepted theory pertaining to the origin of this breed states that domesticated pigs were brought over by the Phoenicians and allowed to breed with wild boars, producing what is thought to be the ancestors of the...

Orang Pendek
2014-02-15 11:08:00

The Orang Pendek is an ape-like cryptid claimed to inhabit the mountain forests of Sumatra. It has been seen and documented by local tribes, villagers, scientists and travelers for over 100 years. Although sightings have been throughout Sumatra, recent reports occur within the borders of the Kerinci Seblat National Park in Central Sumatra. The park is just south of the equator in the Bukit Barisan mountain range featuring remote rainforests. There are no photographs of the Orang Pendek,...

Custurd Apple,  Annona squamosa
2014-02-15 09:31:56

Annona squamosa is a large shrub/small tree speices. The plant belongs to the Annonaceae family. A. squamosa is one of the most widely cultivated plants in the family. Annona squamosa plants may grow anywhere from 9 to 26 feet tall, its tree or shrub classification is dependent on the plants size in height. It has many branches that may be broad, open crown or spreading. The species produces an edible fruit that may be referred to as “sugar apple”. The plant is relatively easy to...

Black Pepper, Piper nigrum
2014-02-15 08:34:58

Piper nigrum is a flowering vine species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as Black Pepper. The species belongs to the Piperaceae family. It is indigenous to south India; however the plant is widely cultivated worldwide. The fruit, often referred to as its drupe, is sought after and dried. The spice or seasoning is used as the common, table black pepper. To date, Vietnam produces the largest amount of pepper, exporting 34% of the entire world’s pepper supply. P. nigrum may be...

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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.