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  ThinkGeek :: Marshmallow Shooter
The Marshmallow Shooter is an excellent addition to the office arsenal, shooting calamitous confections over 30 feet.
The Shooter holds up to 20 marshmallows for extended office campaigns, and is capable of rapid fire for laying down cover for coworkers.
The Marshmallow Shooter is a Creative Child Magazine 2004 seal of excellence winner — which means it is perfect for the office.
www.thinkgeek.com /geektoys/warfare/753d   (226 words)

 The Elephant Six Recording Company - Marshmallow Coast
Marshmallow Coast began as a solo recording project of Andy Gonzales (AKA Andy Sailboat, A. Forrester or Andrew Lee).
Marshmallow Coast did a tour of the west coast of the US in June 2000 with Of Montreal, whose members have become Andy's backing band.
Marshmallow Coasting, the band's third album was released in Sept. 2000 on Kindercore.
www.elephant6.com /bands/marshmallow.html   (719 words)

 Chemical & Engineering News: Science & Technology - What's That Stuff? Marshmallow
Marshmallow originally was derived from the roots of Althaea officinalis, a pink-flowered mallow plant that grows wild in marshes, hence its name.
By allowing the marshmallow deposits to sit in the molds, the amount of moisture in the confections is reduced so that the deposits can, for example, be coated with chocolate.
Although marshmallow is a simple food, it undergoes changes due to sucrose crystallization, cross-linking of gelatin molecules, and glassy formation of sucrose and gelatin during processing, Lim says.
pubs.acs.org /cen/whatstuff/84/8416marshmallows.html   (894 words)

 Marshmallow Fluff Homepage. This Is It, Folks!
Marshmallow Fluff is still produced by the same batch process developed over 75 years ago - it's the only marshmallow creme made in this manner.
Because Marshmallow Fluff is made only with the finest ingredients under the most demanding sanitary conditions, it requires no artificial preservatives.
Remember, your guarantee of success with the recipes in The Yummy Book is ensured only when using Marshmallow Fluff.
www.marshmallowfluff.com /pages/homepage.html   (132 words)

 X-Entertainment: The Marshmallow Peeps Marshmallow Maker!
To be honest, the stuff is exactly the same as Marshmallow Fluff, and if so desired, you could just shell out the 85 cents for a can of that gunk, shape it like a duck and reach the same outcome.
With this, we shall plunge the marshmallow wad through a tiny crevice, forcing it into cheerful plastic molds with artistic vision and hungry passion.
Unprepared to spend anymore time on a holiday weekend with the Peeps Marshmallow Maker, I threw caution to the wind and plucked the marshy shapes before they were good to go.
www.x-entertainment.com /articles/0889   (1497 words)

 BBC - h2g2 - Marshmallow Peeps
It has been overly commercialized with the Easter bunny ideal.) They come in purple and yellow and blue and pink, which are customary Easter colors, and are coated with a sugary substance.
The marshmallow part, for those who have never tasted marshmallow, is not true marshmallow.
Peeps are related to Marshmallow Bunnies, also an Easter candy.
www.bbc.co.uk /h2g2/guide/A604441   (324 words)

 The Winner of the Grand Flaming Marshmallow Balrog Contest!!! -- Ain't It Cool News: The best in movie, TV, DVD, and ...
There were 78 entries into the Marshmallow Balrog contest - Entrants from Austin to New York to Canada to California to Iowa & Illinois to Sweden to Finland to England to France and places all in between.
He then used a variety of different sized Marshmallows and paying attention to the segmented nature, used them to create patterns not unlike those found in the original CGI Balrog.
He then had a melted vat of marshmallow stew which he used to create a smoother skin atop the marshmallows, to give it that correct look.
www.aintitcool.com /display.cgi?id=14357   (1779 words)

  Instructables Marshmallow gun
This marshmallow gun will completely surpirse you with its accuracy, range, and ease of construction.
The marshmallows were a bit harder to load (had to roll them a little) but man did they fly.
I've made tons of the basic type, but the one I still play with to this day is the actual "marshmallow shooter" toy; according to their website, they're releasing a bowandarrow version called the "Bow and Mallow" that looks pretty damn fun.
www.instructables.com /id/ETF791V9H4EP285YZU   (1368 words)

  MedlinePlus Herbs and Supplements: Marshmallow (Althaea officinalis L.)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Medicinal uses of marshmallow are supported mostly by traditional use and laboratory research.
Oral and pharyngeal irritation: A dose of 2 grams of marshmallow in 1 cup of cold water, soaked for 2 hours then gargled has been used, but is not supported by scientific evidence.
Historically, marshmallow is generally regarded as being safe in healthy individuals.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/druginfo/natural/patient-marshmallow.html   (1059 words)

  ThirdAge: Marshmallow
Marshmallow contains contains large sugar molecules called mucilage, which are thought to exert a soothing effect on mucous membranes, and this is the basis of most proposed uses of the herb.
Marshmallow taken as tea or in capsules is sometimes recommended for Crohn's disease or ulcers, on the theory that mucilage might sooth the lining of the digestive tract.
Marshmallow can be made into a soothing tea by steeping roots overnight in water and diluting to taste.
www.thirdage.com /healthgate/files/21808.html   (460 words)

Marshmallow is a perennial plant growing to a height of nearly 4 feet in some cases.
Marshmallow is also mildly laxative and beneficial for many intestinal problems, including regional ileitis, colitis, diverticulitis, and irritable bowel syndrome.
The peeled root of marshmallow may be given as a chewstick to teething babies.
www.herbs2000.com /herbs/herbs_marshmallow.htm   (768 words)

 Marshmallow Root Herbal Supplement from Herbal Extracts Plus
Marshmallow Root is a hardy perennial that is native to Europe and is also found in the western part of the United States, thriving along riverbanks and in waste places and roadsides in wet, marshy areas.
Marshmallow Root's particular excellence involves soothing irritated tissue, and it relieves various forms of inflammation, especially of the mucous membranes, since it is high in mucilage, which is very soothing to the membranes.
Marshmallow improves the functioning of the immune system, since it is known to stimulate phagocytosis, the immune process in which cells called macrophages engulf and digest infectious micro-organisms that attack healthy cells and cause serious disease.
www.herbalextractsplus.com /marshmallow-root.cfm   (835 words)

 Marshmallow Facts - Planet Botanic Canada
Marshmallows are an old-time confection, and their main ingredient originally was a mallow plant that is inclined to grow – guess where – in the marsh.
Marshmallow was described by Dioscorides 2,000 years ago, so we are fairly safe in saying that it has been used in domestic medicine from the earliest periods.
Marshmallow tincture or a cream made of marshmallow should be applied to the irritated or damaged skin four times a day.
www.planetbotanic.ca /fact_sheets/marshmallow_fs.htm   (1642 words)

Marshmallow (Althea officinalis)—the herb, not the white puffy confection roasted over a campfire—has been used for centuries as both a food and a medicine.
Marshmallow roots are available dried, peeled, or unpeeled in extracts (dry and fluid), tinctures, capsules, ointments/creams, and cough syrups.
There are no reported side effects of marshmallow, and it appears to be safe for use during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
www.umm.edu /altmed/ConsHerbs/Marshmallowch.html   (790 words)

 Marshmallow Root - Althaea officinalis - Viable Herbal Solutions
Marshmallow is a natural source of beta-carotene, amino acids, minerals and vitamins and is often used as a filler in the compounding of pills.
Marshmallow's genus name, Althea, is derived from the Greek word, althe, which means "to heal." Marshmallow, which is also known as Althea, was originally an ingredient in the candy we also know as Marshmallow, and its powder has been used as a binding agent to hold other herbs together in making pills.
Marshmallow's mucilage content helps soothe inflamed tissues often caused by bronchitis, and it also relieves dryness and irritation in the chest and throat, usually brought on by colds and persistent coughs.
www.viable-herbal.com /singles/herbs/s435.htm   (681 words)

 Marshmallow (450 mg)
Marshmallow has been utilized for thousands of years not only as a food during times of famine, but for its healing properties as an herbal remedy.
Marshmallow also relieves dryness and irritation in the chest and throat, usually brought on by colds and persistent coughs.
Marshmallow in an herbal form might sound unusual to someone unfamiliar with herbology--but long before the white squishy balls were sitting on supermarket stores, the plant was growing in marshes.
www.soulhealer.com /440-0.htm   (319 words)

 Marshmallow   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Originally, marshmallows were made from the root of the marshmallow plant, although today they are made from corn syrup, sugar and gelatin.
Marshmallow is also a diuretic and is good for the kidneys.
One of Dr. Christopher's students gave her a son a marshmallow root to chew on when he was doubled over in pain from severe kidney pain from being unable to void his urine.
www.herballegacy.com /marshmallow.htm   (445 words)

 Kitchen Dictionary: marshmallow
There is a marshmallow plant, and marshmallows used to be made from the extract of its roots, but today it is made of corn syrup, gelatin, gum arabic, egg and flavorings.
Marshmallow creme is a thick, whipped mixture of the stuff sold in jars.
Marshmallow cream is also available in jars and is simply whipped marshmallow.
www.recipezaar.com /library/getentry.zsp?id=358   (201 words)

 Marshmallow Herb : by Ray Sahelian, M.D., health benefit   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Conclusion: Considering the traditional use of ivy leaves, thyme herb, aniseed and marshmallow root in preparations for cough, the reduction in the symptom score as well as the good tolerability the investigated combined herbal cough syrup seems to alleviate cough in consequence of common cold, bronchitis or respiratory tract diseases with formation of mucus.
Taken together, these findings indicate that an extract of marshmallow inhibits both the secretion of ET-1 from NHKC and the action of ET-1 on NHMC mainly by suppressing the ET-1-induced calcium mobilization without the modification of IP3 production, which in turn suggests that this extract is a useful ingredient for a whitening agent.
Marshmallows cause an outbreak of infection with Salmonella enteritidis phage type 4.
www.raysahelian.com /marshmallow.html   (664 words)

 What is Marshmallow?
Marshmallow has primarily been used as a traditional herbal soothing agent for conditions of the respiratory and digestive tracts.
Herbal extracts in capsules and tablets providing 5–6 grams of marshmallow per day can also be used, or it may be taken as a tincture—1–3 teaspoons (5–15 ml) three times daily.
Marshmallow is generally safe with only rare allergic reactions reported.
www.evitamins.com /healthnotes.asp?ContentID=2128005   (604 words)

 What is a Marshmallow?
The traditional marshmallow was a combination of marshmallow root, whipped egg whites, vanilla extract, and sugar.
Roasting marshmallows over a campfire, so that the exterior is a hard brown, and the interior melted is a hallmark of many family camping outings.
As well, anyone who consumes a marshmallow in any form should be certain to chew carefully so as not to accidentally block the throat with a whole marshmallow.
www.wisegeek.com /what-is-a-marshmallow.htm   (576 words)

In folk medicine, Marshmallow is used as a treatment for inflammations of the mouth, throat, digestive system, urinary tract, and skin, and as a remedy for ulcers, infected wounds, burns, constipation, and diarrhea.
The Marshmallow plant originated in central Asia, spreading westward to Europe and eastward to China.
To make a Marshmallow tea, mix 10 to 15 grams (about 2 to 3 teaspoonfuls) of crushed Marshmallow with 150 milliliters (about one-half cup) of cold water.
www.pdrhealth.com /drug_info/nmdrugprofiles/herbaldrugs/101860.shtml   (318 words)

 Howstuffworks "How do they make marshmallows?"
Marshmallows are incredibly cool -- not only do they taste good, but by lighting them you can create a great source of light in a dark campsite!
They are called "marshmallows" because part of the early recipe called for sap from the root of the marshmallow plant.
Sprinkle the remaining cornstarch-and-sugar mixture on a baking sheet and invert the marshmallow blocks onto it.
home.howstuffworks.com /question128.htm   (400 words)

 Marshmallow - Candy Blog   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The honey touch in the marshmallow is the first flavor and then the caramel kicks in with its dark burnt sugar flavors and buttery notes.
I’m not a huge consumer of plain marshmallows, but I have to say that these are adorable and just the right size (about 2/3 the size of a regular marshmallow).
I’ve tried other Asian marshmallows before with a fruity filling in them, but this was a first to have them dipped in chocolate.
www.typetive.com /candyblog/category/marshmallow   (6219 words)

 Marshmallow - Glossary - Hormel Foods
It is a candy that is produced in a semi-soft round shape in both regular and miniature sizes (1 regular size marshmallow equals approximately 10 miniature marshmallows).
Marshmallow creme is a form of the marshmallow candy that is produced as a spreadable product to added to warm beverages such as cocoa and baked desserts, or spread on cookies, crackers and toasted breads.
This sweet treat consists of roasted marshmallows and melted chocolate placed between two squares of graham crackers to be eaten warm.
www.hormel.com /kitchen/glossary.asp?id=35026&catitemid=   (198 words)

Marshmallow is a four piece band based in London, England.
The first Marshmallow album was made mainly in the attic of a house in Stoke Newington, London.
At the end of 2003 the Marshmallow album was released in the UK to an enthusiastic reponse and the Marshmallow band was born.
www.myspace.com /marshmallowmusic   (783 words)

 Marshmallow Recipes - S'Mores Recipes
Marshmallows have been around much longer, however, and can be dated back to the Ancient Egyptians.
The marshmallow recipe and process of making them has of course changed over the years and the most apparent change is the replacement of the marsh mallow plant with that of gelatin in modern recipes.
All marshmallow recipes provided are there for you to use and share and if you have any unique marshmallow recipes you would like to share with others, please send them our way!
www.campfiremarshmallows.com /marshmallows-recipes.asp   (416 words)

 Marshmallow - 440-0
Marshmallow [Respiratory] in an herbal form might sound unusual to someone unfamiliar with herbology.
But in times past, the boiled roots were used to make marshmallows.
Served as a vegetable, the plant was considered a delicacy among the Romans.
www.natrcart.com /index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=78   (126 words)

 Marshmallow Madness   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Marshmallows used to be made from the marsh mallow plant’s root and can be traced way back to—no, not China—Egypt!
The water molecules in the marshmallow vibrate furiously when cooking in the microwave.
When the marshmallow cools, the air bubbles shrink and the sugar hardens.
www.yesmag.bc.ca /projects/MarshmallowMadness.html   (297 words)

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