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Offline ATremor

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I heard today that the first marshmallows were created in the mid 1800's. There were called such because they used the sap from the marshmallow plants root. Now they apparently just use gelatin in its place. Anyone know if the original recipe is used anymore??


 

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I thnk they make them in the marshmallow plant these days.

 (Well, somebody was bound to say it  :D)
 

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I thnk they make them in the marshmallow plant these days.

 (Well, somebody was bound to say it  :D)

....... And it had to be you!!!

I think Marshmallow was originally used more as a medicine, or herbal remedy, than as a confection.
 

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Bring back original recipe Coca-Cola too  :) ...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coca-Cola#Coca_.E2.80.94_cocaine

« Last Edit: 26/09/2010 07:43:43 by RD »
 

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it's probably more cost effective to not use the plant (and associated growing costs) when there is a perfectly cromulent substitute.

 

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Rubber tree plants have the same associated economic bounds
 

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Rubber tree plants have the same associated economic bounds

True, but don't they usually bounce back?
 

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Rubber tree plants have the same associated economic bounds

True, but don't they usually bounce back?

Depending on the pull of financial energy is placed behind and the ant with high hopes, anything is possible.

I alway wondered where the phrase byte me came from. Kind of a chewy goo
http://waynesword.palomar.edu/ecoph13.htm
« Last Edit: 27/09/2010 09:56:44 by tommya300 »
 

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