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A “Perfect”

A “Perfect”   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Spirits and Cocktails

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2021
Martini or Manhattan is, in the mixologist’s lexicon, one whose vermouth quotient is made up of equal parts sweet and dry vermouths. The practice of mixing the vermouths dates back at ... More
A&P

A&P   Reference library

Tracey Deutsch

Savoring Gotham: A Food Lover’s Companion to New York City

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2016
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A&P dominated the grocery business in the United States for much of the twentieth century. It had a particularly large

A&W Root Beer Stands

A&W Root Beer Stands   Reference library

Andrew F. Smith

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2 ed.)

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2013

On 20 June 1919, Roy Allen opened a root beer stand in Lodi, California, brewing the beverage from a

A1 sauce

A1 sauce   Quick reference

The Diner’s Dictionary (2 ed.)

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2013

A brand of brown sauce. The recipe was created in 1824 by H. W. Brand, who was chef to

aardvark

aardvark   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Food (3 ed.)

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2014

Orycteropus afer, an animal of southern Africa which is truly ‘one of a kind’; it has no relations, although it can be counted as a member of the category of ...

abalone

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A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition (4 ed.)

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2014

A shellfish (mollusc), Haliotus spp., also known as ormer, paua, or sea ear. An 85g serving provides 89kcal (372kJ), 14.5g

abalone

abalone   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Food (3 ed.)

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2014

the common name used since the mid-19th century in N. America, and now generally adopted, for large single-shell molluscs of the genus ...

Abalone

Abalone   Reference library

Sandra L. Oliver

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2 ed.)

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2013

Now considered a luxury shellfish, abalone is found on the Pacific Rim and along the coast of California. The commercial

A bar spoon

A bar spoon   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Spirits and Cocktails

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2021

is a long spoon with a small bowl and (usually) a twisted handle used to stir cocktails and direct the flow of poured ingredients for drinks like pousse-cafes. See ...

Abbaye de Tamié

Abbaye de Tamié   Reference library

Soyoung Scanlan

The Oxford Companion to Cheese

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2017
is a washed-rind cheese produced from raw cow’s milk by the monks at Abbaye Notre-Dame de Tamié in the Savoie department, France. The cheese has a thin disk shape and comes in two sizes, ... More

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