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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.
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Soak the dried corn husks in warm water until they are soft and pliable.
Corn husks are sold in most grocery stores (as is masa flour) in 8 oz.
As if he has been eavesdropping, the most famous burro in Mexico extracts his white muzzle from the sack of corn husks and his long ears elevate like antennae.
Seeds, stones, bark, twigs, feathers, leaves, bones, moss, berries, flowers, fungi, pine cones, shells, reeds, spider webs, corn husks, native clay, grasses, sand, vines, and nuts are just some of the many natural materials available.
A veterinarian reminded everybody that while donkeys can digest grass, corn husks, and even sagebrush, pizza crust isn't right for them.
The catalogue supposes that "the way in which Rosalie sits, holding a pillow, suggests that she may be tired, perhaps already ill," but refrains from connecting her dissolution to Sunny Crawford yon Bulow's own state, which with her remote but legendary taste still governs the acquisitions made in her name of the mostly 18th-century drawings of luxurious vacated estates and gentle, wearied ladies of leisure, studies of seashells, corn husks, and ruins.
6 medium sized snooks or black sea bass (1-1 1/2 pounds each) Juice of 1 lemon 6 big corn husks or 12 small ones 6 teaspoons olive oil 1 teaspoon broth 1 bunch coriander
Dolls have been made out of wood, was, papier mache, china, bisque, corn husks, straw, and braided flax.
An entirely new line of artificial flowers made from corn husks was created.
They smoked the meat, assembled the filling, rolled them into the corn husks and steamed them for two hours.
They also produce decorative items made out of corn husks.