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.
This beautiful glass ornament was carefully mouth-blown into a finely crafted mold. Then a hot solution of liquid silver was poured inside. Finally, the ornament was delicately hand-painted with many brightly colored lacquers and glitters for you to enjoy
Anyone who fishes has at least one bobber in their tackle box. Harry Basil Irwin is the patent holder for the classic red and white model, but bobbers come in all sorts of styles and designs anything to hold a hook afloat, in any depth of water.
Long ago, when toys were scarce and neighbors could be miles away, children looked forward to snowfalls with great anticipation. This wonderful gift from heaven afforded them the opportunity to create a new companion their very own snowman!
This heavenly fruit dip was invented by the Aztecs in Mexico, and can be as simple as mashing ripe avocados & tomatoes with sea salt. Over 45 million pounds of avocado will be eaten on Super Bowl Sunday.