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Sweet

(swēt),
Robert Douglas, 20th-century English dermatologist. See: Sweet disease.

sweet

[AS. swete, sweet]
1. Pleasing to the taste or smell. See: taste
2. Containing or derived from sugar.
3. Free from excess of acid, sulfur, or corrosive salts.

sweet

opposite of sour.

sweet birch oil
see methyl salicylate.
sweet buckeye tree
aesculusoctandra.
sweet clover
sweet feed
a mixture of rolled grain and molasses used to tempt convalescent horses and cattle.
sweet grass
panicumschinzii.
sweet itch
an intensely itchy dermatitis of horses caused by hypersensitivity to the bites of Culicoides spp. The lesions are worst in the summer months and most evident along the middle of the back. The skin is thickened and the hair is missing. Called also Queensland itch. See equine allergic dermatitis.
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Sweet itch (Queensland itch) on the neck of a horse. By permission from Pascoe R, Knottenbelt DC, Manual of Equine Dermatology, Saunders, 1999
sweet oil
olive oil.
sweet pea
lathyrusodoratus.
sweet potato
ipomoeabatatas.
sweet vernal grass
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MICROWAVE - Without wasting precious time to preheat and bake, you can still achieve the sweet caramelization that an oven-baked sweet potato is known for.
Add the sweet potato mixture and fold gently to combine.
Reduce the heat to low and simmer, stirring occasionally for 5-8 minutes or until the sweet potato is soft and the fish cooked.
Peel the sweet potato then cut into chunky cubes, boil for 20 mins until soft, then gently crush with a potato masher or a fork.
In a large colander, combine the sweet potato and onion.
The curing process to produce a flavorful sweet potato begins with five to seven days in the hot, humid darkness of a warehouse to increase the sugar content and shelf life.
Overview Objectives: Previous work in upland areas of Papua and West Papua provinces, Indonesia, developed options to improve nutritional value and cash income from sweet potatoes and pigs, primarily through improved sweet potato varieties and management.
Sweet potato is an emergency crop in Asia, and it is usually associated with hard times; wars, typhoons, other natural disasters, and economic disruptions.
Arrange the mixture in a glass serving bowl and then pour the nuts over the sweet potato mixture.
Press on kitchen towel and pat dry 1 tsp olive oil 1 finely chopped medium sized shallot 1 small garlic clove finely chopped 1 tbsp chopped bell peppers Generous tbsp or two of Sobrasada (I prefer the Iberian) Squeeze of lemon juice Salt to taste Sprinkle fresh coriander INGREDIENTS: FOR SWEET POTATO SALAD 1 small sweet potato, diced and blanched 200g mixed leaves 1 red onion finely sliced 1 tsp toasted coriander seeds V-2 chopped red chilli Drizzle of olive oil Salt and pepper METHOD For the prawns Heat a shallow saute pan over a moderate heat and add the oil followed by the shallot and bell pepper and garlic with a drop of warm water.
I made my way to the kitchen to prepare this week's recipe for sweet potato and spinach soup.