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2015-06-01 12:30:29

Whole Foods Market® Breaks Bread with Elmhurst Neighbors CHICAGO, June 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Devoted foodies in this western suburb now have the opportunity to shop for fresh, high

2015-06-01 12:25:55

MISSION, Kan., June 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) Gathering around the grill never gets old, but standard burgers and bland sides do.

2015-06-01 12:25:15

The iconic home canning guide refreshes with 75 new recipes, makes preserving easier for all FISHERS, Ind., June 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- With spring produce filling farmers

2015-06-01 08:34:53

Milk -- A Top Requested Item at Food Banks All Year -- Is Even More in Need in Summer Months, When Many Kids Lose Access to Free and Reduced-Price Meal Programs WASHINGTON, June 1,

2015-06-01 08:31:20

BARCELONA, Spain, June 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- - On International Children's Day, 1st June, the INC (International Nut and Dried Fruit Council)

2015-06-01 08:26:44

The two teams will now face each other at the DNC national final in Montreal on June 27 BOUCHERVILLE, QC, June 1, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Twenty-two of Canada's most talented young

2015-05-31 16:20:20

Iconic Hot Dog Company donates $1,000 of free groceries from ACME LISLE, Ill., May 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to Nathan's Famous, the world famous hot dog company, representatives

2015-05-30 10:37:50

Scientists from a Swiss agricultural research center have poked holes in the longstanding theory that bacteria is responsible for creating the distinctive holes found in some types of Swiss cheese, discovering instead that tiny bits of hay present in the milk are the real culprits.

2015-05-30 08:20:13

NEW YORK, May 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- JMR Graphics, a top designer of commercial vehicle wraps in the United States, creates 3M

2015-05-29 23:04:31

A leading pharmaceutical manufacturer approached Thermal Product Solutions with a request to develop an oven that would uniformly remove excess moisture from 3D-printed prescription medications.

Latest Food and drink Reference Libraries

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
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.