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barbecue

(Encyclopedia) barbecue [West Indian or South American], in the United States, traditionally an open-air gathering, political or social, in which meats are roasted whole over a pit of embers and food…

Brewer's: Barbecue

(3 syl.) A West Indian dish, consisting of a hog roasted whole, stuffed with spice, and basted with Madeira wine. Any animal roasted whole is so called. Oldfield with more than harpy…

picnic

(Encyclopedia) picnic, social gathering at which each participant generally brings food to be shared. The Picnic Society was formed in London early in the 19th cent. by a group of fashionable people…

Centralia

(Encyclopedia) Centralia Centralia sĕntrāˈlēə [key]. 1 City (2020 pop. 12,182), Clinton and Marion…

Motley, Archibald John, Jr.

(Encyclopedia) Motley, Archibald John, Jr., 1891–1981, African American artist, b. New Orleans, grad. Art Institute of Chicago (1918). He was an important figure in the early Harlem Renaissance,…

Infoplease BBQ Primer

Some BBQ tips Marinades and Sauces For a superbly juicy piece of meat, nothing beats a quality marinade. There are dozens of different ways to marinate pork, beef, and chicken. Try out a few…

Carl N. Karcher Biography

hamburger entrepeneurDied: January 11, 2008 (Anaheim, California) Best Known as: founder of Carl's Jr. Drive-in Barbecue in California Founder of one of the…

Brewer's: Barbed Steed

(a corruption of barded). A horse in armour. (French, bardé, caparisoned.) And now, instead of mounting barbëd steeds To fright the souls of fearful adversaries, He capers nimbly in a lady…

Peter Pan: The Pirate Ship

Do You Believe in Fairies? "Hook or Me this Time" The Pirate Ship One green light squinting over Kidd's Creek, which is near the mouth of the pirate river, marked where the brig, the…

Brewer's: Barbe

(Ste.) The powder-room in a French ship; so called from St. Barbara, the patron saint of artillery. (See Barbary.) A barbe de fou apprend-on à raire (French). An apprentice is taught to…