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Where Does 'Land of Milk and Honey' Come From?

25 Nov 2015 03:28

The phrase 'land of milk and honey' is a cliche expression used today to refer to a place full of comfort and luxury. It is especially used to mean the expectation of such a place when reality does not actually deliver.

We might say, "he came to America expecting a land of milk and honey."…

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Should You Let Hot Foods Cool Down Before Putting Them in the Refrigerator?

24 Nov 2015 16:35

You have a pot of leftover stew on the stove. Should you let it cool down a bit before transferring it to a plastic container and putting it in the refrigerator? Or should you place it in the fridge as soon as possible, to get it cold more quickly….

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What Foods Did The Ancient Egyptians Eat?

22 Nov 2015 02:37

The ancient Egyptians certainly did not have access to the vast array of foods we enjoy today. However, among ancient civilizations, Egypt had one of the most diverse and plentiful food supplies. Egypt was, in fact, often called "the breadbasket of the world." Much of this dietary richness was made possible by the Nile River. There was enough surplus for nobles to enjoy elaborate banquets, such as those associated with funerals….

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What Do Wine Aerators Do?

17 Nov 2015 23:28

Wine aerators are all the rage in wine accessories. Although when you store wine, you want to protect it from exposure to oxygen, once you're ready to drink it, a little oxygen can help improve flavor, and even texture….

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What Will I Learn In Culinary School Besides How to Cook?

14 Nov 2015 22:16

Culinary school students expect to learn the basics of cooking, including such things as knife skills, different cooking methods, sauces, broths, seasoning, etc. You may ask, then, what will I learn in culinary school that I couldn't learn on the job?…

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