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as a pig loves marjoram

Very unlikely to happen; improbable. The phrase is usually attributed to the Roman poet Lucretius, who wrote that "swine shun marjoram." Considering that you haven't handed in a single assignment this semester, you're getting an A in this class as surely as a pig loves marjoram!
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The best results were obtained for the yogurt with marjoram extracts addition; in this case, the TPC level reaching up to 6.30 mg GAE/g during storage.
Marjoram tea significantly reduced fasting insulin levels and DHEA-S by a mean of 1.9 and 1.4 respectively.
Its cousin marjoram is often overlooked, but offers a sweeter, less assertive flavour -- useful for red meats and pulses.
The aim of the work herein was to identify the dominant components in two EOs of the Origanum species, oregano (Origanum vulgare) and marjoram (Origanum majorana).
In addition, Greek history documented the use of different EOs for the first time between 500 and 400 BC, including thyme, saffron, marjoram, cumin, and peppermint [8].
Cook's Note: Substitute poultry seasoning with 1/8 ⅛ to 1/4 teaspoon each of thyme, sage, rosemary, marjoram and black pepper.
Marjoram wrote a book titled "It's Life Jim" and emailed about 400 churches in Auckland to promote gay-friendly religion.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A delicious and hearty Iranian dish made of potato, egg, onion and marjoram.
Officers say Ian Marjoram, 46, from York, needs to be arrested and returned to prison as soon as possible.
This includes a 3-star award for their Basil 8c Wild Marjoram pesto and a 2-star award for their Roast Butternut Squash pesto.
ERT owes Malea co-production coin for "Marjoram," a psychological drama about a mother-daughter relationship in which an 11-year-old strives to win a TV kiddie cooking contest to please her mom--and to help pay the bills.
Happy cooking!" Confit English chicken thigh with polenta and sun-dried tomato and black olive marjoram Ingredients 12 large sardines 1 large lemon, sliced 4 English chicken thighs 1 litre duck fat 3 sprigs of thyme 2 cloves of garlic 100g polenta 250g milk 250g double cream 30g grated parmesan 100ml chicken jus 10 sliced black olives 10 sun dried tomatoes Picked marjoram petals Method 1.
The combined effects between essential oils of cinnamon bark, lavender, marjoram, tea tree, peppermint and ampicillin, piperacillin, cefazolin, cefuroxime, carbenicillin, ceftazidime, meropenem, were evaluated by means of the checkerboard method against beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli.
Spokesman Martin Marjoram vowed it will also pull out of the original deal if legislation is introduced.