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2011-08-05 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) SATURDAY, AUGUST 6: MUSTARD DAY Profile America -- Saturday, August 6th. It seems that just about everything has a day set aside to celebrate it and today is no different -- it's National Mustard Day. It's an especially big day in Middleton, Wisconsin, home of the National Mustard Museum....

2011-07-28 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) FRIDAY, JULY 29: GARLIC FESTIVAL Profile America -- Friday, July 29th. Legend has it that garlic will ward off vampires. More realistically, there's some evidence that garlic can help avoid mosquito bites and even lower cholesterol levels. And America's chefs couldn't do without it. Thousands...

2011-04-05 00:00:29

Twin Pomegranates Wine expands distribution across California and into Nevada Fresno, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 04, 2011 Twin Pomegranates Wine, a Fresno wine company, has increased their distribution to Save Mart and Lucky's grocery stores. The store locations range from Chico to Bakersfield, California and into Reno, Nevada. In addition to Save Mart, Twin Pomegranates Wine secured a Southern California distributor in the San Diego area. Twin Pomegranates Wine began selling their wines 17...

2011-04-05 00:00:28

Book taps into God's perfect plan for you to fulfill your destiny Longwood, FL (Vocus/PRWEB) April 04, 2011 What if someone offered you a "life action plan" that provided meaning and fulfillment in a world caught up in personal accomplishment, greed, and increasing decadence? In his book MSM, Mustard Seed Motivation: "Seven Key Imperatives" Defining a Life Filled with Dynamic Faith in Action ($16.99, paperback, 978-1-61215-753-5; $26.99, hardcover, 978-1-61215-753-5), author Robert Hugh...

2011-03-22 00:00:28

Twin Pomegranates Wine was awarded the Bronze medal at the Florida State Fair International Wine Competition Fresno, Ca (Vocus/PRWEB) March 21, 2011 Twin Pomegranates Wine took bronze at the 23rd Annual Florida State Fair International Wine Competition for their Pomegranate White Wine Blend. The 2011 Florida State Fair International Wine Competition received over 1,283 entries from 34 states and 9 countries. The Pomegranate White Wine Blend placed in the Flavored Fruit/and or Grape-Rose...

2011-02-23 00:00:40

Twin Pomegranates Wine Launched a new website http://www.twinpomegranates.com. The new site is sleek, social media friendly and easy to navigate. Fresno, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) February 21, 2011 Twin Pomegranates Wine,a Fresno wine company, launched a new website. The newly redesigned website was the handiwork of Rob Chapa's Twin Pomegranates Wine Creative Director. New features of the site include: -Retail Store Locator -Renovated Site Navigation -Social Media Features -Updated Events Page...

2011-02-12 00:00:45

Twin Pomegranates Wine is a bubbly and incredibly sexy wine for your Valentine Fresno, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) February 11, 2011 Twin Pomegranates Wine, a Fresno wine company, makes a 100% Pomegranate Sparkling Wine. The wine is the latest release from Twin Pomegranates, and it is perfect for Valentine's Day. The Sparkling Pomegranate Wine is light pink in color, made from estate grown California pomegranates, and has a refreshingly crisp and slightly sweeter taste than their 100% pomegranate...

2010-11-29 18:49:19

Cynthia Larive, a chemist at UC Riverside, is beginning to find out You pick up a bottle of pomegranate juice at the store because you've learned that, although it costs more than most juices, it is replete with antioxidants that bring health benefits. But wait: Is the juice you've purchased really pomegranate juice? Or is the product label you have carefully read promising more than it delivers? A chemist at the University of California, Riverside is determined to find out. Cynthia Larive, a...

2010-11-07 00:16:37

With winter in full swing, cold and flu season is officially upon us. YourHCG.com's health coaches receive thousands of calls and chats each month not only about the HCG diet, but about ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle. We caught up with the Your HCG health coaches and they gave us their top preventative remedies. These remedies are the perfect companion to the hCG diet. Salt Lake City, UT (Vocus) November 5, 2010 With winter in full swing, cold and flu season is officially upon us....

2010-11-04 13:01:45

A "huge" variation exists in the amounts of coumarin in bark samples of cassia cinnamon from trees growing in Indonesia, scientists are reporting in a new study. That natural ingredient in the spice may carry a theoretical risk of causing liver damage in a small number of sensitive people who consume large amounts of cinnamon. The report appears in ACS' bi-weekly Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Friederike Woehrlin and colleagues note that cinnamon is the second most popular spice,...


Latest Spices Reference Libraries

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...

Selasian wood, Cinnamomum parthenoxylon
2014-02-10 07:32:18

Cinnamomum parthenoxylon is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as Selasian Wood, Saffrol Laurel or Martaban Camphor Wood. The plant is a member of the Lauraceae family. It is indigenous to south and eastern Asia, specifically, Bhutan, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. Cinnamomum parthenoxylon trees grow anywhere between 33 and 66 feet tall. Its trunk and branches are covered by a grey or...

Camphorwood, Cinnamomum oliveri
2014-02-10 07:20:22

Cinnamomum oliveri is a tree species commonly growing in rainforest habitats. The species can be found along the areas of Australia’s eastern coast, specifically from coastal New South Wales to the northern tip, Cape York Peninsula and down south in the rainforest behind Seven Mile Beach. It prefers warm, temperate areas and grows best in sedimentary soils. C. oliveri belongs to the Lauraceae family and the plant is often commonly referred to as the Camphorwood, Oliver’s Sassafras,...

Chinese cinnamon
2014-02-10 07:07:51

Cinnamomum cassia is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Chinese cassia or Chinese cinnamon. C. cassia is a member of the family Lauraceae. It is indigenous to southern China; however the plant is widely cultivated for its aromatic bark that is turned into the common spice “cinnamon”. The plant is nurtured and grown most abundant in Asia, specifically in India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. Cinnamomum cassia plants...

Sri Lanka cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum
2014-02-09 09:22:38

Cinnamomum verum is an evergreen tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as True cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon, or Sri Lanka cinnamon. C. verum belongs to the Lauraceae family. This small tree is popular because its inner bark is used to make the common spice cinnamon.  A large majority of plants grow in Sri Lanka; however it is cultivated for commercial purposes in other regions. C. verum trees can grow anywhere between 32 and 50 feet tall. Its leaves are longer than they...

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Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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