It runs on compressed air instead of batteries, so it can be used poolside.
• Cabbages are derived from the wild mustard plant of the Mediterranean region, and have been popular since ancient times. Cato the Elder praised the cabbage for its many medicinal uses. • Cabbages are highly nutritious, containing large amounts of Vita
• Apricots originated in China more than 4,000 years ago. The fruit made its way through the Persian Empire and through the Mediterranean where they became a staple. • Eventually, Spanish explorers introduced apricots to the New World, where they were p
• Various dictionaries trace the first mention of the hamburger to 1889 as a "hamburg steak." Or was it 1884 in the Boston Journal? Maybe, according to an entry in ''American Gastronomy'' written by Louis Szathmary in 1974, the hamburger's opening perfor
• The cashew is a very unusual nut. The largest part of the fruit is the juicy, pear-shaped part called, naturally, the "apple," which is eaten raw or fermented to become alcohol (or juices, syrups and preserves). The nut itself grows at the lower end of
• The origins of the word mayonnaise may be derived from mahonnaise, for the Spanish port of Mahon, where the French defeated the British in a 1756 naval battle. Others say it’s from the French verb manier, to mix or blend, or from the Old French moyeu (e
• Rye is a hardy substance. It can grow in poor soils with less sun and at higher altitudes than wheat, and it can thrive through dampness and drought. The bread made from rye also lasts longer. And for some, it is a spiritual thing. • George Washington