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elbows/shoulders
To mix or socialize closely: diplomats rubbing elbows with heads of state.
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Recently, I found an all sea salt (and nothing more) kosher (flake) salt at www.seasalt.com that I use in my brines, as well as this rub.
"Many people think barbecue means 12 or more hours of slow cooking on a smoker or 24 hours of meat prep and marinating," says Christina Sleeper, COO of Sleeper's Gourmet in Los Angeles, which makes a line of Magic Rubs for meat and veggies.
Once we've identified the preferred tree species, we need to determine locations in which our "portable" mock rubs will get the most attention.
Paying close attention to the clues provided by community rubs, rub clusters, and rublines will greatly boost your confidence and probability of securing a tag to a wall-hanger whitetail.
Traditional rubs show obvious signs of being used for multiple years.
Although the desired status is not a no rub vibration with small amplitude, it is in the attractive domain of no rub motion; then, the feedback actuation is turned off because the desired status can be transited to the no-rub motion and the no-rub motion is maintained without control.
Plant condition and extent sd Ra nge (%) of antler rub damage % Minimum Maximum Alive - None 35.4 17.7 8 64 Alive - Moderate (<50% ringbarked) 13.6 8.5 2 28 Alive - Severe (>50% ringbarked) 20.8 9.1 2 32 Dead - Antler rubbed 30.3 14.0 6 52 Fig.
Alcohol rubs are alcohol-based solutions which are usually available in preparations of 60-90% strength.
TUMMY BLAIR: The PM rubs his stomach' BUSH WALK: Dubya tries to be a man of the people' GRIN IT TO WIN IT: Brown just keeps smiling
Alcohol-based hand rubs help reduce the time needed to decontaminate hands, particularly when a sink is not readily available.
It's grilling season, and McCormick is firing up the grill with Grill Mates Spice Rubs (Wet) in two varieties Spicy Hickory and Mesquite and Grill Mates Spice Rubs (Dry) in three flavors--Steak, Chicken and Pork.
He denies giving indecent "rubs and massages" to 16 pupils between June 2002 and September 2003 .
New guidelines on hand hygiene released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention promote the use of alcohol-based "rubs," Dr.
New guidelines on hand hygiene by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention promote the use of alcoholbased "rubs" that can be slathered onto the hands in lieu of washing, Dr.