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husk

 [husk]
an outer covering or shell, as of some fruits and seeds.
psyllium husk the cleaned, dried seed coat from the seeds of Plantago species; used as a bulk-forming laxative.

husk

(husk) an outer covering or shell, as of some fruits and seeds.
psyllium husk  the cleaned, dried seed coat from the seeds of Plantago species; used as a bulk-forming laxative; also used for various purposes in ayurveda and folk medicine.

husk

see lungworm disease.
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Note: Corn husk dolls are quite appealing in their natural hue; however they can be striking works of art when corn husks are dyed in advance so that the clothing or bonnets possess a compatible earth-tone or subtle hue.
Their basket hats are beaded, however often this style of hat is made from a cord that is hand spun from different fibers including corn husk and dyed in a variety of colors.
To assemble tamales, place a corn husk in palm of left hand (pointed tip up, away from you) and using a wooden spoon or spatula, spread a thin layer of masa mixture (about 2 tablespoons) on corn husk extending about 3/4 way up husk.
watch folks make baskets, grain shovels from a solid piece of poplar, spin yarn, weave shawls, make corn husk dolls, hook rugs, make saddles and mountain dulcimers and other mountain crafts.
Most intriguing are the corn husk bags - flat and purselike, woven from corn husks, cloth and leather and featuring a different design on each side.
Flatten a corn husk on your work surface and spread about a tablespoon of dough over half of the heavy end of the husk, shaping the dough into a rectangle.
The Aztec Tamale Bowl features a green chile cheese tamale, wrapped in a corn husk and topped with red tomato salsa.
Place 1/4 cup of the tamale mix in a corn husk and fold the sides over to cover and seal.
You will need 50 to 60 of these wide corn husk leaves.
Farmers Insurance can't disclose the surprise, but can tell you that the float is made of yellow strawberries, eggplant, green and red ti leaves, galaxy, mace, corn husk, farina, spices, lima beans, sweet rice, lunaria, onion seed, beans, chrysanthemums, carnations, gerbera daisies and a variety of seeds.
Though labor intensive, from preparing the masa dough, the meat filling and steaming the combo in a corn husk, Herrera and four family members can take over the kitchen and knock out 90 tamales in a couple of hours.