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(as) slow as molasses

Exceptionally slow or sluggish; not fast at all. This old laptop my dad gave me is a piece of junk. It's as slow as molasses! Come on, Becky, you're slow as molasses back there! Pick up the pace and keep up with the group.
See also: molasses, slow

slower than molasses

Exceptionally slow or sluggish; not fast at all. This old laptop my dad gave me is a piece of junk. It's slower than molasses! Come on, Becky, you're slower than molasses back there! Pick up the pace and keep up with the group.
See also: molasses, slower

slower than molasses in January

Exceptionally slow or sluggish; not fast at all. This old laptop my dad gave me is a piece of junk. It's slower than molasses in January! Come on, Becky, you're slower than molasses in January back there! Pick up the pace and keep up with the group.
See also: January, molasses, slower

big around as a molasses barrel

Very large and round. If you keep eating fried food all the time, you'll be big around as a molasses barrel soon enough.
See also: around, barrel, big, molasses

(as) slow as molasses in January

Exceptionally slow or sluggish; not fast at all. (The addition of "January," which is among the coldest months in the Northern Hemisphere, serves to intensify the meaning, as molasses is especially viscous in the cold. This old laptop my dad gave me takes forever booting up, and then it's as slow as molasses in January the whole time I use it! Come on, Becky, you're slow as molasses in January back there! Pick up the pace and keep up with the group.
See also: January, molasses, slow

*big around as a molasses barrel

Rur. very big around. (*Also: as ~.) He ate till he was as big around as a molasses barrel. The athlete's chest was big around as a molasses barrel.
See also: around, barrel, big, molasses

*slow as molasses in January

 and slower than molasses in January
very slow-moving. (*Also: as ~.) Can't you get dressed any faster? I declare, you're as slow as molasses in January. The traffic on the way to the concert was slower than molasses in January.
See also: January, molasses, slow
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Molasses Cup Cakes 6 tablespoons butter 6 tablespoons shortening 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup molasses 1 beaten egg 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ginger 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup boiling water 3 cups flour 1 cup raisins Heat oven to 375[degrees]F.
A comparative study by Aslan and colleagues (2) concluded that absorption of iron from grape molasses was comparable to that from iron sulfate in non-anemic subjects.
First," or light, molasses is a sweet, sucrose-rich, amber syrup produced by the first cane-juice boiling.
A local guitarist, "discovered" by Molasses Creek's Gary Mitchell, Paley is the real McCoy, an authentic singer/songwriter whose offerings are alternatively poignant and pointed.
When you dilute molasses with water it means that you are adding more dissolved oxygen in your silage.
Later with the mediation of police officials, talks were held between protesters and mills officials who assured the growers that alternate arrangements would be made to dump ash and molasses and to drain out mills dirty water to some proper place over which they ended their sit-in.
An EMB team found that one of the company's storage tanks was damaged, 'causing the raw molasses to leak/spill into the Pampanga River.
40,000/-) & Security Money 5% of Molasses value.
Therefore, we sought to evaluate the potential of sugarcane molasses as an attractant food for the capture of S.
Molasses has been proven to be an effective silage additive by promoting lactic acid bacteria fermentation, reducing silage pH, discouraging clostridia fermentation and proteolysis, and generally decreasing organic matter losses when applied to crops with low water soluble carbohydrates (WSC) (BOLSEN et al.
by Times News Service Molasses is an ideal substitute of sugar.
As established in our previous study, exogenous PLP isn't needed in our reaction conditions because beet molasses contains relatively large amounts of sucrose, amino acids and vitamins such as pyridoxine and when used as the carbon source of culture medium not only accelerated the bacterial cells growth but also these cells gained a significant amount of PLP from the culture medium and when used as a biocatalyst in the production medium, they didn't require exogenous PLP as a cofactor of TSase unlike previous reports n.
START INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 red onions, thinly sliced 1/2 large red cabbage (or 1 small one), cored and thinly sliced 100ml (31/2 fl oz) red wine vinegar 150ml (5fl oz) water 3 tablespoons brown sugar 50ml (2fl oz) pomegranate molasses 3 juniper berries a pinch of ground cloves Seeds from 1/2 pomegranate Sea salt flakes and freshly ground black pepper METHOD 1.
BRAISED SOUR RED CABBAGE WITH POMEGRANATE (serves 4) START INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 red onions, thinly sliced 1/2 large red cabbage (or 1 small one), cored and thinly sliced 100ml (31/2 fl oz) red wine vinegar 150ml (5fl oz) water 3 tablespoons brown sugar 50ml (2fl oz) pomegranate molasses 3 juniper berries a pinch of ground cloves Seeds from 1/2 pomegranate Sea salt flakes and freshly ground black pepper METHOD 1.
To make the dressing, mix 25ml pomegranate molasses, 25ml lemon juice, 75ml olive oil and season with salt and pepper.