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Ham

Ham

1. (Science: anatomy) The region back of the knee joint; the popliteal space; the hock.

2. The thigh of any animal; especially, the thigh of a hog cured by salting and smoking. A plentiful lack of wit, together with most weak ham. (Shak)

Origin: as. Ham; akin to D. Ham, dial. G. Hamme, OHG. Hamma. Perh. Named from the bend at the ham, and akin to E. Chamber. Cf. Gammon ham.


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Why do carrots spark in the microwave?

salt. Sodium can make sparks like that. Was there alot of salt on the carrots? I know that ham has alot of salt in it and that is what made me think of salt as the culprit.

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by kolean
Wed Apr 21, 2010 12:37 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Why do carrots spark in the microwave?
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Why do carrots spark in the microwave?

... anything of that nature. And FYI, the microwave is a newish (<1 year old) 1100 watt oven. I've only seen this happen with one other food: diced ham. I attribute the ham sparks to the grease in the ham (although if that's true, why doesn't beef and chicken do that?). Ideas (other than go to bed, ...

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by Sebastian2
Wed Apr 21, 2010 11:29 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Why do carrots spark in the microwave?
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Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

We recently found out that she was allergic to Milk, Soy, Corn, Chicken, Ham, Pork, Potato, Cucumber, Carrot, and about 10 other foods Do you mind sharing how this determination of allergies was made? Was it done at a medical facility or a Naturopath? Also, ...

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by MichaelXY
Sun Nov 23, 2008 8:20 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... GI problems of stomach distention, pain in her upper stomach, etc. We recently found out that she was allergic to Milk, Soy, Corn, Chicken, Ham, Pork, Potato, Cucumber, Carrot, and about 10 other foods. We were instructed to not eat the foods she was allergic to as well as to NOT eat ANY ...

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by Jennuan
Sun Nov 23, 2008 6:44 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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Ham Sandwich?!

... they eat is used to fuel their growth and continued activity. The body-mass of any animal is composed of what it eats drinks and breaths. So the ham you eat is there thanks to the plants the pig ate. Cheese is also an animal product from an herbivore, so you can trace it right back to plants. ...

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by AstusAleator
Sat Nov 10, 2007 8:44 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ham Sandwich?!
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