2016年1月6日 星期三

gobble, fry, marshmallow, squishy mozzarella, dusted, littered,

Comedy on Ice

Today is the day to watch Will Ferrell act goofy. Stephen Holden calls him both “a ferocious marshmallow” and “an armchair GeorgePlimpton whose characters, driven by an outlandish grandiosity, are deeply reassuring.” In “Blades of Glory,” he and his co-star Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite to you) “stake an early claim to being the comedy couple of the year.” All while falling on their stocking-clad bottoms.


Turkeys have been exploding in size, swelling from an average 13.2lb (6kg) in 1929 to over 30lb today. All trends persisting, they will be big as humans in just 150 years. Best get those leftovers out and start gobbling them before they gobble you http://econ.st/1FuUARx

I read "Sex and the Single Girl" when I was 21 years old, freshly transplanted to New York and working in the glamorous capacity of a dishwasher/freelance-writer. I'd expected the book to be marshmallow fluff—a weightless thing to gobble and then regret. Parts of it were exactly that. But much of it was smart, sharp, and, to my surprise, immediately useful.

 

 

Sweet Potatoes Step Out From Under Marshmallows

By KIM SEVERSON
A Southern tradition has its incarnation as a fry to thank for its growing popularity.




Nine days after deadly Boko Haram attack killed as many as 2,000, bodies still litter the area.


Yale University 新增了 5 張相片。
Returning students will find campus dusted with snow. Classes begin tomorrow.


Inside Europe | 19.12.2009 | 22:05
Creating the perfect mozzarella

At this time of year, food is on many people's minds as they prepare for the festive season.

In Italy, it's a fairly certain bet that a good mozzarella will be on the table, preferably mozzarella di buffala made using buffalo milk. Our reporter eats a lot of buffalo mozzarella, but she's never seen a buffalo before. So she headed to Amaseno, a town 60 kilometers south of Rome renowned for its buffalo milk. And of course, she couldn't resist popping into a factory to taste some of the squishy white cheese.
Report: Stephanie Raison, Amaseno
Question of the Day
What would happen if you dropped a marshmallow from the Empire State Building and it hit someone?
He would get marshmallow in his hair.

The marshmallow is too small and has too little weight to do any damage. It would reach terminal velocity (the speed at which it doesn't fall any faster) fairly quickly, and that low speed, combined with the squishy nature of the marshmallow would keep it from doing any damage. Also, due to the shape of the building and the winds in the area, the marshmallow would likely not even make it to the ground, but get caught on one of the lower levels of the building and make a nice snack for a pigeon.


litter

VERB

[WITH OBJECT]  
1Make (a place or area) untidy with rubbish or a largenumber of objects left lying about:clothes and newspapers littered the floorthe sitting room was littered with books
1.1[WITH OBJECT AND ADVERBIAL] Leave (rubbish or a number of objects) lying untidily in a place:there was broken glass littered about
1.2(usually be littered with) Fill with examples of a particular thing, typically something bad or unpleasant:news pages have been littered with doom and gloom about company collapses
squish·y (skwĭsh'ēpronunciation
adj.squish·i·ersquish·i·est.
  1. Soft and wet; spongy.
  2. Sloppily sentimental.

marshmallow

(märsh'mĕl'ō, -măl'ō)

n.

... 棉花糖


(marshmallow)。

    1. A light, spongy, very sweet confection made of corn syrup, gelatin, sugar, and starch and dusted with powdered sugar.

    1. A confection of sweetened paste, formerly made from the root of the marshmallow plant.
  1. often marsh mallow Botany. A perennial plant (Althaea officinalis) native to Europe and naturalized in marshes of eastern North America, having showy pink flowers and a mucilaginous root occasionally used as a demulcent and in confectionery.
  2. Slang. A timid, cowardly, or ineffective person.
marshmallowy marsh'mal'low·y adj.

中文(繁體) (Chinese (Traditional))
n. - 藥屬葵, 藥屬葵蜜餞

日本語 (Japanese)
n. - ウスベニタチアオイ, マシュマロ
棉花糖(Marshmallow)源自古埃及。由大約二千年前開始,古埃及人從用作治療喉嚨不適及消化系統疾病的植物藥蜀葵(英語名稱同樣是Marshmallow)的根部搾出汁液,並把汁液與蜂蜜混和成一種喉糖[1]
直到十九世紀初,藥蜀葵被引入法國。法國的廚師發現藥蜀葵的黏液與水混合後會形成濃濃的凝膠狀,於是發明了把藥蜀葵的黏液與糖漿、蛋白、香草蘭籽攪拌而成的棉花糖。[2][3]
到了現在,為了節省成本及容易大量生產,藥蜀葵的黏液已被明膠所代替,成為棉花糖的主要材料之一。現時的棉花糖由玉米糖漿、被攪拌的蛋白、被水軟化的明膠、合成香精和穩定劑所製成的糖果。

[編輯] 吃法

棉花糖除了作零食直接食用外,亦有其他特別的吃法。

[編輯] 燒烤

經火或烤爐燒烤後的棉花糖,外表膨脹又沾上焦糖、內裡溶化,有些人會夾入麵包內食用。最好用較結實、較大顆、沒有夾心的原味棉花糖來燒烤。

[編輯] 烘焙/烹飪

由於棉花糖遇熱即溶化,所以不少人烘焙甜品時(特別是曲奇餅蛋糕巧克力布朗尼)都會加入棉花糖,令味道更特別;另外有一種做法是煮溶棉花糖(或以微波爐熱熔之),再加入餡料,待棉花糖涼掉凝固後便成了棉花糖布丁

[編輯] 飲料

通常較小顆的棉花糖會被放在熱飲料上(特別是熱巧克力或加了奶類的咖啡),待片刻後與飲料一同飲用。

[編輯] 雪糕

有一種美國式的巧克力雪糕,稱為Rocky road,被加入較小顆的棉花糖和果仁。

[編輯] 注釋


[編輯] 外部連結





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Pronunciation: /dʌst/Definition of dust in English:

NOUN

1[MASS NOUN] Fine, dry powder consisting of tiny particlesof earth or waste matter lying on the ground or onsurfaces or carried in the air:the car sent up clouds of dust
1.1[WITH MODIFIER] Any material in the form of tinyparticles:coal dust
1.2[IN SINGULAR] A fine powder:he ground it into a fine dust
1.3[IN SINGULAR] A cloud of dust.
1.4literary dead person’s remains:scatter my dust and ashes
1.5literary The mortal human body:the soul, that dwells within your dust
2[IN SINGULAR] An act of dusting:quick dust, to get rid of the cobwebs

VERB

[WITH OBJECT]Back to top  
1Remove the dust or dirt from the surface of (something) by wiping or brushing it:I broke the vase I had been dustingpick yourself up and dust yourself down[NO OBJECT]: she washed and dusted and tidied
1.1(dust something down/off) Bring something out for use again after a long period of neglect:a number of aircraft will be dusted off and returned to flight
2Cover lightly with a powdered substance:roll out on a surface dusted with icing sugar
2.1Sprinkle (a powdered substance) on to something:orange powder was dusted over the upper body
3US informal Beat up or kill someone:the officers dusted him up a little bit

gobble[gob・ble1]

  • レベル:社会人必須
  • 発音記号[gɑ'bl | gɔ'bl]

[動]((略式))(他)
1 …を急いで[がつがつ]食べる;…を食い尽くす((up));…をうのみにする((down)).
2 ((略式))…に飛びつく, …をかっぱらう((up)).
━━(自)がつがつと急いで食べる.

marshmallow
棉花糖等(又稱:棉花軟糖)是一種白色的、形狀如棉花的西式糖果。
差異大----請讀 English  說明

  • 発音記号[mɑ'ːrʃmèlou | mɑ`ːʃmǽlou]

[名]マシュマロ:ウスベニタチアオイの根を原料にした菓子. ▼アメリカではキャンピングのとき, たき火で焼いて食べる.
marsh・mal・low・y
[形]





fry
v., fried (frīd), fry·ing, fries (frīz). v.tr.
  1. To cook over direct heat in hot oil or fat.
  2. Slang. To destroy (electronic circuitry) with excessive heat or current: "a power surge to the computer that fried a number of sensitive electronic components" (Erik Sandberg-Diment).
v.intr.
  1. To be cooked in a pan over direct heat in hot oil or fat.
  2. Slang. To undergo execution in an electric chair.
n., pl., fries (frīz).
  1. A French fry. Often used in the plural.
  2. A dish of a fried food.
  3. A social gathering at which food is fried and eaten: a fish fry.
[Middle English frien, from Old French frire, from Latin frīgere.]

fry2 (frī) pronunciation
pl.n.
    1. Small fish, especially young, recently hatched fish.
    2. The young of certain other animals.
  1. Individuals, especially young or insignificant persons: "These pampered public school boys . . . had managed to evade the long prison sentences that lesser fry were serving" (Noel Annan).
[Middle English fri, probably from Anglo-Norman frie, from frier, to rub, from Latin fricāre.]
marshmallow
pronunciation

IN BRIEF: A soft, white, spongy candy coated with powdered sugar.

pronunciation We roasted marshmallows at the campfire.




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