Here are today’s five things to know about Mousse:
The word mousse is French and translates as “froth” or “foam.”
Cold dessert mousses are often poured into decorative glasses and garnished with fruit, sweet sauces, or whipped cream.
Savory mousses can be made from fish, shellfish, meat, foie gras, etc.
There are three key constituents to a mousse: base, binder, and aerator.
Chocolate mousse really came into the public eye in the U.S. in the 1930’s, about the time as chocolate pudding mixes were introduced.
Today’s Food History
- 1835 Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) was born. American author, pen name Mark Twain, who wrote ‘Tom Sawyer’, ‘Adventures of Huckleberry Finn’, etc. There are many quotes and descriptions about food and dining in his works. An example is: “A man accustomed to American food and American domestic cookery would not starve to death suddenly in Europe, but I think…
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Inklette “is a not-for-profit, online literary magazine helmed by emerging artists and writers from all over. Inklette believes in the ability of art and literature to strike our consciousness in inexplicable ways.”
The magazine was started as an e-newsletter by Devanshi Khetarpal in March 2014. They are currently open for submissions for their sixth issue with the theme of ‘Home’ until December 31, 2017. Non-themed submissions will be accepted as well. They are looking for poetry, fiction, non-fiction, photography, visual art, and graphic fiction. They accept simultaneous submissions and try to respond within a month. Questions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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DEADLINE: December 31, 2017
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OPTIONAL THEME: Home
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“It is a curious attribute of the Chain of Being, that it allowed every class to excel, ‘after its own heart’.”
“Stones may be considered ‘lowly’ but they ‘trump’ the class above them, plants, in both strength and durability.”
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Proverbs 22:6 admonishes parents to “train up a child…”
No one bears the weight of it more than mothers of sons graduating from diapers to Underoos. I was convinced when one of mine said, “I do” at the altar, he would.
Toilet training was often touch-and-no-go. Number One-of-Three loved to show me…
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