Friday, April 29, 2011

Here's How To... Grow Organic

Growing Peanuts Organically

On-farm research in Georgia and the Carolinas has demonstrated that farmers in the Southeast US farmers can grow organic peanuts and yield a respectable 3,000 pounds or more per acre. But it takes some careful planning and intensive production practices to make it work.

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Monday, April 18, 2011

Holiday: Passover

Passover begins at sundown today and continues for eight days, commemorating the exodus of the Hebrews from Egypt.

The name "Passover" comes from God's decision to spare the Jews when smiting down all the first borns in Egypt after Pharaoh refused to free the Jews from slavery.

One of the most important ritual actions of the Passover festival is the Seder which takes place on the first night of the seventh day.

The Seder is a traditional meal and prayer service commemorating the exodus of Jewish slaves out of Egypt.

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Sunday, April 10, 2011

Madagascar Vanilla Beans from the Island of Reunion

Madagascar Vanilla Beans from the Island of Reunion now available with Spices in Specialty Foods

These vanilla beans come from the Island of Reunion (also known as the Island of Bourbon), located east of Madagascar.

Madagascar Vanilla Beans (Vanilla Planifolia) are dark brown with rich aromatic qualities that make them the most popular and sought after vanilla variety. Sold in packages of five 6-7" beans.

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Kitchen Gadgets

Digital Measuring Cup and Scale now available with Kitchen Gadgets.

This gadget measures in weight and volume as recipes dictate. Digitally weighs dry ingredients as well as liquid ingredients in increments of mililiters, cups, fluid ounces, grams, and pounds. weight capacity is 4.4 Pounds (2kg). Volume capacity is 1 liter.

Preprogrammed to convert weight to volume for water, milk, oil, sugar,and flour.

The easy to read LCD readout is in the molded handle.

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Friday, April 8, 2011

Holiday: Earth Day

Earth Day -- April 22 -- marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. It has been called “the largest secular holiday in the world” by Earth Day Network (EDN) – the non-profit organization that has promoted the event since its inception.

On April 22, 1970, some 20 million Americans took to the streets, parks, and auditoriums to demonstrate for a healthy, sustainable environment. Denis Hayes, the national coordinator, and his youthful staff organized massive coast-to-coast rallies. Thousands of colleges and universities organized protests against the deterioration of the environment. Groups that had been fighting against oil spills, polluting factories and power plants, raw sewage, toxic dumps, pesticides, freeways, the loss of wilderness, and the extinction of wildlife suddenly realized they shared common values.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Royal Wedding Mug from Stoke on Trent, England

Royal Wedding Mug now available from Stoke on Trent, England

Bone China mug features portrait of Prince William and Catherine Middleton.

Kiln fired design with white glaze. Stands 4 inches tall. Glaze will never fade or peel.

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Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Here's How To... Stop Hair Loss

Hair Loss Home Remedies
  • Take a pot of water and soak a few fenugreek seeds in it. Massage the solution in the scalp and wrap a cloth for about 3 hours. Repeat this procedure for a month.
  • Take uncooked egg yolk and massage it on the scalp. Leave it on for an hour and then wash off.
  • Red henna is beneficial in treating hair loss. Smear henna over the scalp and keep it on for an hour. Wash the hair. Repeat this process in a span of 10 to 15 days.
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