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husk

1
the external green or membranous covering of certain fruits and seeds

husk

2
bronchitis in cattle, sheep, and goats, usually caused by lungworm infestation

husk

[həsk]
(botany)
The outer coat of certain seeds, particularly if it is a dry, membranous structure.
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He provides technical assistance to the beneficiaries who formed the Barahan Corn Husk Handicraft Association.
mobilis were used simultaneously on guinea corn husk and millet husk respectively.
Corn husk dolls What you'll need: Corn husks-around 30 Twine or string Scissors Pipe cleaners Cottonball or Styrofoam ball the same size as a cottonball Glue (optional) Corn silk (from your corn) optional
The whole thing is wrapped in a corn husk or banana leaf, and then steamed.
I also showed the students how individual kernels of corn can be created by lightly sketching a pencil grid inside of a corn husk and then forming the individual kernels inside each square of the grid.
The paper is handmade using natural fibres and colourants such as banana, plant fibre cotton, yucca flour, corn husk fibre, aloe, achiote, coffee and tea.
All the profits from her company go to local food banks, and the operation provides jobs for a team of eight staffers, Tamale Molly makes 4,500 tamales a day, each hand-tied in a natural corn husk.
Place each fish in one big corn husk or two small ones and add some coriander sauce.
New multi-course meal service on transcontinental and Hawaii flights, featuring heartier entrees, such as tamale-stuffed chicken wrapped in a corn husk and served with creamy corn sauce, roasted red and yellow tomatoes and yucca sticks, followed by sorbet during lunch or gelato or ice cream for dinner; and
As noted in the Scott Thompson article in this issue, beaded basket hats have become popular with young ladies who are looking to match the rest of their beaded outfit or don't have access to an artist who works with corn husk materials.
It's packed cover-to-cover with word finds, mazes, simple projects such as making a corn husk doll, and tons of amazing facts about Arizona history, wildlife, and more
99) appetizer was presented in its corn husk wrapping and the masa, or corn meal dough covering, was perfectly golden and crispy.