Posts by Melanie

Turkey Storage Time – How Long Will It Last?

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STORAGE TIMES Fridge Freezer Fresh Whole Turkey Fridge:    1 to 2 days Freezer:  12 months Fresh Turkey Parts Fridge:    1 to 2 days Freezer:  9 months Ground Turkey, Giblets Fridge:    1 to 2 days Freezer:  3 to 4 months STORAGE TIMES Fridge Freezer Cooked Turkey Fridge:    3 to 4 days Freezer: …

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Jan van Os Oil Still Life with Fruit 1769

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This Jan van Os still oil life painting includes fruit, insects, flowers, and a rat. It it signed and dated 1769. The amount of detail from the insects to the water droplets and transparency of the fruit is stunning. This is one of my favorite painting at The Frick Pittsburgh museum. It is part of the permanent…

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Top Digital Titles for the Year 2018

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Here are how things are trending for 2018. Below is the list of top selling titles for 2018 along with the titles sold for each month. Top 10 Publications for the Year 2018 Ernst Haeckel Inspired by Nature Pierre Joseph Redouté Fruit and Flower Illustrations Pierre Antoine Poiteau: 1850 Botanical Prints Merian – Metamorphosis Art…

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Harney and Sons Paris Black Tea and Fruit Blend

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To start, this is one of the company’s most popular teas. It gets excellent reviews and it smells lovely. The company describes the aroma as similar to Earl Grey tea. I can agree but also have to add that it is much milder. Myself, as someone who likes Earl Grey tea,  would not choose this…

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A Portrait of Henri Rouart by Edgar Degas

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Edgar Degas painted more than one portrait of Henri Rouart during his lifetime. You can read more about their friendship below. This portrait is of Rouart in front of his factory and was painted in 1875. Make sure to notice the railroad tracks that are prominently displayed in the painting. These tracks represent modernization, innovation,…

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The Value of Microfilm and Microforms

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As I arrived at the Historic Pittsburgh Fair, held at the Carnegie Library on November 3, 2018, I entered into a room on the third floor that holds genealogy and historical records. This, of course, was also the location for my appointment with the archivists and the digital specialist. The room was a bit plain…

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A List of Hawaiian Fish Names

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The Fish of Hawai’i: Hawaiian, Common, and Scientific Names. Read on or download the list of Hawaiian fish to find out their local, common, and scientific names. This information comes from NOAA.gov which is not affiliated with CTG Publishing. Download the PDF. Although this information is assembled using NOAA publications that are in the public domain, the overall…

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Banana Nutrients

Banana Nutrients

Banana Nutrients This fruit is high in potassium providing 76 percent of the daily allowance. The vitamin B-6 provided by this fruit equals 28 percent of the daily allowance. The Banana Tree Flower Below is an image of a banana tree flower and some botanical prints of banana trees and fruit. Arboretums with tropical sections…

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