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2012-01-17 08:00:00

Satisfy the licorice craving with the sweet-bitter scent of Licorice Soap from Henley Natural. Licorice root powder and activated charcoal powder make this new, unique natural soap something truly special. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) January 17, 2012 Henley Natural has created a licorice soap that is sure to satisfy the craving for the scent of licorice. It doesn´t take being a kid to enjoy the sweet-bitter scent of licorice. Licorice soap from Henley Natural is unique. Licorice soap...

2011-12-04 08:00:00

As reported by Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin, a new study has found that a component of garlic oil may help release protective compounds to the heart after a heart attack, during cardiac surgery, or as a treatment for heart failure. This study was recently reported by Doctors Health Press, a publisher of various natural health newsletters books and reports, including the popular online Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin. Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 04, 2011 As reported by Doctors Health...

2011-10-21 07:00:00

New Caribbean restaurant opening in Reading, PA. The restaurant offers Jamaican jerk chicken, jerk pork, oxtail, fish, rum cake and more with a lower level for lounge and drinks. Reading Pa (PRWEB) October 21, 2011 Higher Level Restaurant has been in the making for a long time. The love for home cooked food started as a young boy; learning to cook amonged grandparents. Around the age of 8 taking long walks to plant and pick all different kind of spice and vegetables that would used in...

2011-10-14 07:00:00

Food professionals, home cooks and mixologists are invited to enter recipes in celebration of the inaugural Pomegranate Festival in Madera, CA. Winners of each category to receive $500. Madera, CA (PRWEB) October 14, 2011 Stiebs, the presenting sponsor of the Madera Pomegranate Celebration and Festival, is holding a National Pomegranate Recipe Contest looking for dishes and drinks inspired by the heart-healthy fruit. The contest is separated in to three categories, Best Recipe by a Food...

Image 1 - What's Keeping Michaux's Sumac On The Critically Endangered List?
2011-10-12 04:17:57

It is one of the rarest shrubs in the southeastern United States, and for scientists trying to save it, the critically endangered Michaux's sumac (Rhus michauxii) is not cooperating. So far botanists have exposed the hard-, thick-coated seeds of this native North American plant to boiling water, dry heat up to 284 degrees Fahrenheit and flames from a propane blowtorch to try to coax them into germination. Nothing has worked. "Complete understanding of the germination requirements of...

2011-09-26 14:15:00

Twin Pomegranates Wine now has a cookbook. Author Gina Meyers has partnered with the company and came up with a book filled with pomegranate wine recipes. Madera, CA (PRWEB) September 26, 2011 Twin Pomegranates Wine recently partnered with Gina Meyers, a well known author of unique themed cookbooks, to make a cookbook filled with all things pomegranate wine. The Twin Pomegranates Wine Cookbook features appealing appetizers, mouthwatering main dishes, cheery cocktails, and delightful...

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...


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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