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The Chemical Bond Between Cloves and Nutmeg

Date : 01/28/2011

Clip Length : 00:04:07

This NBC Learn video focuses on chemical bonds by profiling eugenol and isoeugenol, two molecules with identical molecular structures except for the placement of one double bond -- a difference that makes eugenol responsible for the flavor and aroma of cloves, and isoeugenol responsible for the taste and smell of nutmeg.

The Chemical Bond Between Cloves and Nutmeg
Start With 25 Pounds of Pumpkin: Pumpkin Pie Recipe from 1910 Manual for Army Cooks

Date : 01/01/1910

Clip Length : 1

Pumpkin pie recipe calling for 25 pounds of pumpkin, 6 pounds of sugar and 20 eggs, plus nutmeg, cloves, ginger, salt and a few cans of evaporated milk, producing a pie filling "sufficient for about 15 pies." From a 1910 Manual for Army Cooks.

Start With 25 Pounds of Pumpkin: Pumpkin Pie Recipe from 1910 Manual for Army Cooks
Availability of Spices on the Rise in US Food Supply (USDA)

Date : 03/01/2008

Clip Length : 2

USDA "Nutrition Insight" report from 2008 detailing increased use of spices in the U.S., the world's largest spice importer and consumer; with graphs showing vitamins and minerals contributed by spices to the U.S. food supply. Source: USDA

Availability of Spices on the Rise in US Food Supply (USDA)
A Pumpkin Shortage in 2011?

Date : 10/14/2011

Clip Length : 1

Blog entry posted on usda.gov in October, 2011, reporting on the U.S. pumpkin crop and harvest. The authors note that heavy rains and excessive heat damaged crops in some states, but pumpkins harvested in other states could make up for any jack o'lantern shortfalls.

A Pumpkin Shortage in 2011?
Fun Facts About Isqoutm Squash (A.K.A. Pumpkins)

Date : 11/21/2011

Clip Length : 1

List of Pumpkin Facts, from total annual production in U.S., to percentage of water content, to name origin. Source: University of Illinois Extension.

Fun Facts About Isqoutm Squash (A.K.A. Pumpkins)
Puritans and Indians

Date : 07/26/2007

Clip Length : 00:01:29

The Wampanoag Indians help the English Puritans survive at their new colony at Plymouth, Massachusetts. Chief Massasoit and Plymouth Governor William Bradford sign a treaty of peace that lasts more than 50 years and results in the first Thanksgiving.

Puritans and Indians
The Three Sisters: Corns, Beans, and Squash

Date : 11/27/2002

Clip Length : 00:03:16

Loretta Barrett Oden from the Corn Dance Cafe discusses Native American foods and the story behind "The Three Sisters": Corn, Beans, and Squash.

The Three Sisters: Corns, Beans, and Squash

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