Known by many names, such as Straw and Ghost, this nocturnal hunter consumes about 4 rodents a night. They mate for life, and have a distinct screech. Its powerful eyesight & sensitive hearing make the owl a successful bird of prey.
Charcuterie is a French term for the branch of cooking devoted to prepared meat products. In recent years, home chefs have enjoyed presenting hors d'oeuvres at parties in the perfect presentation and balance of charcuterie.
Long ago, strawberries were served at festivals and special occasions for peace and prosperity. The indulgence of chocolate combined with a fresh strawberry creates a favorite mouth-watering dessert popular today.
Dating as far back as 221 BC, in the Qin dynasty, people have been using compasses to help find their way. Originally the Chinese used a lodestone compass to tell fortunes, and later developed the luopan for Fung Shui.