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Parmesan cheese

Parmesan cheese is the name of an Italian extra-hard cheese made of cows milk. The original Parmesan cheese is more precisely called Parmigiano-Reggiano. It is produced only in Italy, in the provinces of Parma, Reggio Emilia, Modena, Mantua and B ...

                                               

Processed cheese

Processed cheese is a dairy product. It is made from cheese. Other unfermented dairy products, emulsifiers, salts, food colorings and whey may be added to this.

                                               

Rice wine

Rice wine is a word some people use to talk about alcoholic drinks. However, it is not a true wine, despite the name. True wine is made by fermenting grapes, and perhaps other fruit. In rice wine, the starch in the rice is first changed into suga ...

                                               

Roasting

Roasting is a way of cooking. Something gets roasted if it is put over a fire, and some is burnt. The same effect can also be attained with a grill at a barbecue.

                                               

Roquefort cheese

For other uses, see Roquefort disambiguation Roquefort cheese is a kind of blue cheese. It comes from the south of France. It is made from sheeps milk. French laws about AOC say that only cheese from the region of Roquefort-sur-Soulzon may be cal ...

                                               

Samuel Adams (beer)

Samuel Adams is an American brand of beer. It is brewed by the Boston Beer Company and its associated contract brewers. The company was founded in 1984 by Jim Koch, Harry M. Rubin, and Lorenzo Lamadrid in Boston, Massachusetts. The brand name of ...

                                               

Sauteing

Sauteing is a method of cooking food. It uses a small amount of fat in a shallow pan. The heat must be quite high. Ingredients are often cut into pieces or sliced thinly. It makes things cook faster. Food that is sauteed is browned, but it keeps ...

                                               

Semi-vegetarianism

Semi-vegetarianism means eating seafood or poultry, or both, but no red meat. People who eat red meat on rare occasion are flexitarians. Real or semi-vegetarians, though, usually resent flexitarian, looking down on this term and calling it cheati ...

                                               

Skol

Skol is a brand of beer made by the Danish company Carlsberg Group. Skol was first brewed in 1959 for European customers. The beers name comes from the Danish word skål which means "to your health", a common toast. Skol is available in a few diff ...

                                               

Sparkling wine

Sparkling wine is the name for a number of wines which have a lot of carbon dioxide in them. This will make the wine fizzy. The carbon dioxide may be the result of the fermentation process, or it may have been added later. One of the best-known e ...

                                               

Steeping

Steeping may mean: Soaking in liquid until saturated with a soluble ingredient, as in, for example, the steeping of tea and coffee. In the case of herbal tea, it is referred to as decoction, and may also be called maceration. Soaking to remove an ...

                                               

Surstromming

Surstromming is a Swedish dish that is made by fermenting herring. It has been made at least since the 16th century. The herring is caught in spring, and just enough salt will be added so it does not spoil. The herring will ferment for at least s ...

                                               

Swanson

Swanson is a brand of TV dinners, broths and canned poultry made for the Hong Kong and North American markets. It was founded in Omaha, Nebraska, where it invented the frozen dinner. The TV dinner business is owned by Pinnacle Foods. The broth bu ...

                                               

Swiss Chalet

Swiss Chalet is a Canadian chain of casual dining restaurants. Swiss Chalet was started in 1954 in Toronto, Ontario. The restaurant chain is owned by Cara Operations. Swiss chalets signature food is rotisserie chicken. Their signature dish is the ...

                                               

Swiss cheese

Swiss cheese is a name for a number of cheeses that resemble Swiss Emmental cheese. This is especially true for the United States and Canada. In most cases, these cheeses are made in the US or Canada, and only resemble Emmental cheese. Like Emmen ...

                                               

Syrup

Syrup is a thick, sweet, flavored liquid with a great deal of sugar in it. There are different flavored syrups, such as chocolate syrup, vanilla syrup, and maple syrup. Syrups are used to sweeten and flavor hot and cold drinks, and they are poure ...

                                               

Treacle

Treacle) is a type of syrup. It is made when people are processing the plant sugarcane. It is used in cooking to make things sweeter. It is usually dark brown.

                                               

Twinkie the Kid

Twinkie the Kid is the mascot for Twinkies, a cream-filled snack cake. He is a trademark of Interstate Bakeries Corporation and has appeared on Twinkie packaging, in commercials, and as collectible related merchandise.

                                               

Unsaturated fat

Unsaturated fat is a kind of fat. It is different from saturated fat in that it is liquid at room temperature while saturated fat is more solid. Its molecules contains double bonds whose carbon atoms that are not fully saturated with hydrogen. Th ...

                                               

Vino Nobile di Montepulciano

Vino Nobile di Montepulciano is a red wine with Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita status produced in the vineyards in the town of Montepulciano, Tuscany, Italy. The wine is made for the main part from the Sangiovese grape varietal, ...

                                               

Yuengling

D. G. Yuengling & Son is the oldest operating brewing company in the United States. It was started in 1829. It is one of the largest breweries by volume in the country. Based on sales in 2011, Yuengling was tied with the Boston Beer Company, make ...

                                               

Assisted living

An assisted living residence is a popular housing alternative to a nursing home for senior citizens. These homes give help or supervision with daily living activities. They also allow services by outside health care providers. They check resident ...

                                               

Comb

A comb is a tool used to care for hair or other fibers. It has small pieces sticking out of a main frame; these are called "teeth." A comb is usually flat. Humans have been using combs as a tool for a long time, at least for 5.000 years. Combs ar ...

                                               

Pharmaconomist

Pharmaconomist means expert in pharmaceuticals. A pharmaconomist is a Danish person who works in a pharmacy. Just like pharmacists, pharmaconomists have to be trained to work there, and have lots of knowledge about the drugs and treatments that t ...

                                               

Soap

Soap is a chemical compound resulting from the reaction of an alkali with a fatty acid. Soaps are the metallic salts of long chain fatty acids. When mixed with water during bathing or washing, they help people and clothes get clean by lowering th ...

                                               

Spa

The term spa is associated with water treatment of disease by bathing. Spa towns, spa resorts, and hot springs resorts often offer various health treatments. People have believed in the helpful powers of mineral waters back to prehistoric times. ...

                                               

Sunscreen

Sunscreen is a lotion, spray or other topical product that helps protect the skin from the suns ultraviolet radiation. It reduces sunburn and other skin damage, with the goal lowering your risk of skin cancer. However, in the United States, the t ...

                                               

Waxing

Waxing is a method of removing hair from the body. Waxing removes the whole hair including the root. Both men and women engage in waxing, as do female children as young as eight. Any area of the body can be waxed but the more common areas are the ...

                                               

Disability

A disability is a condition that a person has which limits them in some way. People with a disability or disabilities may need to use special equipment that can help them. This can include using a wheelchair, a cane or walking stick, hearing aids ...

                                               

Ableism

Ableism or ablecentrism is prejudice towards disabled people. The first known use of the word was in 1981, which makes it relatively new. However, the concept of ableism existed before this. Disablism can be used to mean the same thing. Ableism c ...

                                               

Accessibility

Accessibility is equal access for people with disabilities to any environment, movement, information or communication. It means that a person with a disability should be able to use a product or service to access society at the same level as a pe ...

                                               

Blindness

Blindness is to not see anything. Some people are called blind, even though they can see a little bit. This is because they cannot see clearly, but only see unfocused shapes or colors. In modern countries, few young people are blind. In all the w ...

                                               

Braille

The Braille system is a way of writing things. It is named after Louis Braille, the French man who invented it. The system is used by blind people to read and write. The Braille system uses a set of raised bumps or dots that can be felt with a fi ...

                                               

Brain injury

Brain injury means that the brain has been hurt in some way. Many different things can hurt the brain. For example, brain injuries can happen before a baby is even born. These are called congenital brain injuries. A physical injury trauma can als ...

                                               

Cerebral palsy

Cerebral palsy is the name given to a number of motor problems. CP is usually caused by damage done to the brain during early childhood. It is called "cerebral palsy" because the part of the brain that is damaged is the cerebrum. CP cannot be cur ...

                                               

Circadian rhythm sleep disorder

Circadian rhythm sleep disorders happen when the circadian rhythm is not working correctly. They make people sleep and wake at times that are not normal, but these people usually have 8 hours of good sleep. These disorders affect other systems in ...

                                               

Conductive hearing loss

Conductive hearing loss is one of the main types of hearing loss. It happens when sound is blocked from going through the outer and middle ear into the inner ear and will only make noises sound less loud. Most of the time, conductive hearing loss ...

                                               

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is an international agreement to protect the rights and freedom of people with disabilities. The Convention was based on international human rights laws that were made after the Universal ...

                                               

Deafness

Deafness is when someone cannot hear at all, or cannot hear well. Deafness is also known as hearing loss. There were many famous people who were deaf, such as Ludwig van Beethoven and Helen Keller.

                                               

Developmental coordination disorder

Developmental coordination disorder is a chronic disability that affects coordination. It is also known as developmental motor coordination disorder, developmental dyspraxia or dyspraxia. Around 2-6% of people have dyspraxia. Four times as many m ...

                                               

Dysgraphia

People who never learned how to read and write are called illiterate. Dysgraphia or agraphia is the learning disability to write texts, even though the person has the necessary motoric skills. People with dysgraphia can move their hand enough, an ...

                                               

Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a learning disability, a condition that makes it difficult to learn and understand things in the same way others do. It is a very common problem and has an effect on the way our brain understands words. The most common signs of dyslex ...

                                               

Group home

A group home is a private house that serves as a home for people who are not in the same family but have a common characteristic. In the United States, this would mean a home for people who need social assistance or who are not able to live alone ...

                                               

Krip Hop

Krip-Hop is a movement that draws attention to hip-hop artists with disabilities. Leroy Moores Krip Hop Nation has released two mix tape CDs. The Krip in Krip Hop is short for cripple. The word is used by some disabled people to describe themselv ...

                                               

Makaton

Makaton is a set of simple sign language and black-and-white symbols which are used alongside simple talk. Makaton is a sign language that is free to teach other people but it is also sold, taught, guarded and checked up on by the business which ...

                                               

Mild cognitive impairment

Mild cognitive impairment is a medical condition affecting the brain. People suffering from it have problems remembering things. It is normal, that with age, people become more forgetful. People with mild cognitive impairment forget more than is ...

                                               

Mobility aid

Mobility aids are devices that are designed to help people walk or move better. They can make people hurt less and feel less pain. An example is a wheelchair.

                                               

Physical disability

A physical disability is a condition that limits the way the body works. For example, a physical disability may limit the way a part of the body grows, moves, or does what it is supposed to do.

                                               

Repetitive strain injury

Repetitive strain injury, also known as occupational overuse syndrome, is a medical condition. It causes pain in the muscles, nerves, or tendons after a person uses the same part of the body over and over again, or without taking breaks. It is us ...

                                               

Separate classroom

Separate classroom or special class is a class for students with a disability who are grouped together for a special education program based on how similar their needs are. They may have the same disability or have different disabilities but thei ...