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  Pickling - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pickling is the process of preparing a food by soaking and storing it in a brine containing salt, acid (usually vinegar), or both, a process which can preserve otherwise perishable foods for months.
Pickling began as a way to preserve food for out-of-season use and for long journeys, especially by sea.
Pickled beetroot and condiments such as Branston Pickle and piccalilli are typically eaten as an accompaniment to pork pies and cold meats or a ploughman's lunch.
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 Pickling - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Pickling is the process of preparing a food by soaking and storing it in a brine (salt) or vinegar solution, a process which can preserve otherwise perishable foods for months.
Pickled beetroot and condiments such as "Branston pickle" are typically eaten as an accompaniment to pork pies and cold meats or a ploughman's lunch.
Pickling may also refer to a metallurgical process in which stainless steel is chemically treated (usually with a solution of nitric acid and hydrofluoric acid) to remove any scale and contaminants from processing, with the goal of improving corrosion resistance.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Pickle   (994 words)

 Pickled snakes
Pickled snakes are the most commonly found preserved animals, put inside alcoholic drinks in China, such as rice wine[?].
On October 14 or 15, 2002 a man was attacked by a pickled snake.
The Xin Bao[?] newspaper said the bottle's stopper was made from wood or cork and allowed air into the vessel, helping the snake to survive for a year.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/pi/Pickled_snakes.html   (135 words)

 Pickle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pickling (metal) is a surface treatment for metals.
Pickling is another term for object serialization in the context of Java and Python programming.
Pickle refers to a baseball play in which two infielders trap a runner between bases.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pickle   (177 words)

 Pickling - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
In the UK, the most common type of pickle in British cuisine is the pickled onion.
China is home to a huge variety of pickled vegetables, including radish, baicai (Chinese cabbage, notably suan cai and la bai cai), chili pepper and cucumber, among many others.
Indian mixed pickles consist of various pickled fruits and vegetables (invariably including chile peppers) suspended in vegetable oil.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Pickle   (472 words)

 SDNHM Klauber Journals: 1930s
Of the harmless snakes most were red racers in the usual gray and yellow colorations but there were 4 gopher snakes, 2 boas, 1 conjuncta[?], 2 patch-noses.
Thus the total number of snakes milked today was 224 and the amount of venom secured far exceeded any other yield because of the relatively large amount from the lucasensis.
There is a large Yuma king snake raised from an egg from a specimen she got from Cook.
www.sdnhm.org /history/klauber/1930s.html   (3316 words)

 Encyclopedia: Pickled snakes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes is a cutscenes were redone along with most of the or...
Pickled snakes Pickled snakes are the most commonly found preserved animals, put inside alcoholic drinks in China, such...
Snakes and ladders Snakes and ladders is a type of board game popular mainly with children.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Pickled-snakes   (365 words)

 Roadfood.com Forums - PICKLED BEANS
We still pickle boiled eggs in a vinegar and beet juice (for a nice red color) mixture for a couple of weeks and enjoy the hell out of them, too.
She had a big crock on her closed in back porch and would fill it with the cabbage and put the lid on and a big rock on top.
They are delicious, believe me. I know this is the lazy woman's way of pickling something, but it works and supplies the two of us with just the right amount of whatever we want pickled.
www.roadfood.com /forums/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=1489   (3289 words)

 Freaky Food   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
The “foods” pictured here are used in traditional Chinese medicine to cure a wide range of ailments.
Pickled sea horses are in the foreground, followed by sea cucumbers and scorpions.
Also on the menu were pickled snakes, various insects and sea creatures, and what I believe were bats; foods that sometimes seem more appropriate for a witches coven.
www.humboldt.edu /~afr2/2001/people/ryan/pages/03queezyCuisine.htm   (58 words)

When I started to school our teacher told us there were only four poisonous snakes in Louisiana...the rattlesnake, the copperhead or rattle snake pilot, the cottonmouth, and the ground rattler or pigmy rattler.
Mamma said, “What in the world are you doing down there now?” I had a big garter snake and raised up to show it to her.
When the snake started wiggling in her face, she screamed and started running backwards through the squash plants.
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 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, The: Slithering dinner:Snake on menu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
The "snake wine" is pumped out by plastic tube and sold for 35 cents a shot.
Quickly, he dangled the snake over a glass half-filled with alcohol and squeezed out the blood as if from a giant toothpaste tube.
At home, they planned to cut the snake into three or four pieces, boil them for an hour, strip the skin, remove the entrails and separate the flesh, which would then be cooked with onions, hot peppers and oil.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qn4196/is_20010520/ai_n10702048   (830 words)

 Pickled snakes - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Pickled snakes - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Pickled snakes are commonly found preserved animals in Asia, and put inside alcoholic drinks.
This encyclopedia, history, geography and biography article about Pickled snakes contains research on
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Pickled_snakes   (113 words)

 Dave Barry's Blog: PICKLED-KITTEN-THROWING-WOMAN UPDATE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
A Hamilton woman who threw pickled kittens at a police officer, after her pickled snakes were confiscated, is hopeful the snakes will be returned next week.
When Ms Hoskyn found the snakes gone she went to the Hamilton police station and threw two kittens preserved in formaldehyde at an officer behind the counter.
Hm, a pickled snake, pickled kitty, and cannabis..............
blogs.herald.com /dave_barrys_blog/2004/11/pickledkittenth.html   (1848 words)

 Woman pelts police with pickled kittens - World - www.smh.com.au
A New Zealand woman who was furious about police taking her three preserved snakes stormed into the Hamilton station and threw a jar of pickled kittens at the counter.
The snakes were taken away by the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF).
Hoskyn said the snakes, which she bought from an antique store, held special spiritual significance for her because she was born in the year of the snake and used them to help celebrate Halloween.
www.smh.com.au /news/World/Woman-pelts-police-with-pickled-kittens/2004/11/24/1101219583512.html   (537 words)

 Bottled snakes and pickled kittens   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
A woman upset when police seized her three preserved snakes stormed into the Hamilton station and threw a jar of pickled kittens at the counter.
The snakes were taken away by the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries.
A spokeswoman for the ministry said the snakes had been taken away by quarantine staff at the request of the police.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/1287928/posts   (2119 words)

 Pickled snakes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
They are preserved to have the snake poison dissolved in the liquor.
However, because snake venoms are protein-based, they do not dissolve well in water and alcohol, and thus the preserved snake does not actually contribute venom to the drink.
This page was last modified 10:47, 21 January 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pickled_snakes   (110 words)

 recipe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Roll snakes of red polymer clay to a diameter of 1/16 inch.
Roll snakes of yellow, green, and red polymer clay to the diameter of pencil lead.
Use various colors of polymer clay depending on the vegetables to be "pickled".
www.homestead.com /pannikins/canning4.html   (222 words)

 A Wierd Meal...
I missed the actual butchering of the snake since I was using a slow digital camera.
Here, he's pouring the blood of the snake out of the snake into a bowl to make "snake blood wine." Basically, this is a mixture of the snake blood and pure alcohol.
The snake itself is served in a very tasty sauce with macadamia nuts (or what look like macadamia nuts) and mushrooms.
www.cs.wisc.edu /~gleicher/Travel/China/DiFamily_Restraunt   (319 words)

 Volume 6 Vivarium Columns by Ellin Beltz
The woman had adopted the snake when he was smaller, and had begun to worry that her 4-year old son might be at risk of becoming dinner, so she put the snake in the freezer to kill it.
A cache of snakes was found and three Korean immigrants were arrested by the New York City Police on charges of reckless endangerment and possession of wildlife without a permit.
Snake venom is part of a new drug therapy for strokes which cause reduced blood flow to the brain.
www.ebeltz.net /column/vivarium/vivavol6.html   (14503 words)

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The observatory lodge had on display 17 different alcohol pickled poisonous snakes found in the Costa Rica area many of which are pit vipers and coral snakes.
October 11, 1997 Volcano Arenal, Costa Rica Currently we are camping at the base of one of the most active volcanos in the world in a rain forest during the rainy season while it's raining, waiting for the volcano to blow...
Sharon wasn't keen on spending another night in the poisonous snake and leaf cutter ant infested area, nor the rough ride to get out there, Several times we had looked for the public camping along the West side.
www.magliery.com /Thompson/journals/971005.txt   (6791 words)

 Nova Scotia Museum - News Release: Get Gross At the Museum of Natural History - October 15, 2004
Pickled snakes in bottles, real shark dissections and owl barf.
FOR BROADCAST USE: The Museum of Natural History in Halifax is encouraging students and their parents to enjoy some of its more unique exhibits with the Get Gross at the Museum display on Friday, October 22nd through Sunday, October 24th.
These are some of the "gross" things that will be on display at the museum on Summer Street in Halifax.
www.gov.ns.ca /news/printpage.asp?id=20041015001   (409 words)

 Saigon Chinatown | Photo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Pickled snakes, pickled scorpions and now this unfortunate creature.
At least he's pickled too so can't feel a thinng.
Here we are in our last destination on this world tour.
www.travelblog.org /Photos/8625.html   (87 words)

 Asia's wildlife hunted for China's appetite - Environment - MSNBC.com
Having strained China’s domestic supply, the network’s tentacles are extending to scoop up pangolins in Indonesia, snakes from Vietnam, dendrobium orchids in Laos and the few remaining tigers and bears in Myanmar.
Selling for $45 a pound in Shanghai, pangolin meat is regarded as highly nutritious while its scales are prescribed for ailments ranging from skin diseases to lack of milk in breast-feeding mothers.
The region’s pangolins, snakes and freshwater turtles are now the most intensely sought-after species, having eclipsed the trade in tiger bone, rhino horn and bear gall bladder due to decimation of the latter species and tougher policing of the smuggling of those parts.
msnbc.msn.com /id/4585068   (1774 words)

 A Tipple with the Tribes (3 of 5) - Vietnam Travel Stories :: BootsnAll Travel Network
The liquid is produced by fermenting rice, and varies between 30% and 60% alcohol.
A selection of coiled snakes was pickled in this particular variety of wine, with any venom being absorbed by the liquid.
I suppose we were actually enjoying the novelty value of such a beverage until the lovely restaurant owner forced us to try his leaf variety.
www.bootsnall.com /articles/00-02/a-tipple-with-the-tribes-3-of-5.html   (919 words)

 Chris & Kates Gallery :: VIETNAM!!! July 2004. :: 11   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
We braved a a few shots of local snake wine.
It's literally rice wine (like Vodka) with pickled snakes in it.
We felt quite ill once we saw the jar our snake wine had come from.
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 Babel: Sections: Travelogue: The 1995/96 Rusty Zippo Tour, Part 2 by Tab Gilbert
In a rural village a few days ago I was "forced" to visit the elder statesman.
He pulled out a bottle full of pickled frogs, snakes and lizards.
The whole house and courtyard was full of people as we took great detail in the fact that we were at the little dot on the map that I was pointing to.
www.towerofbabel.com /sections/travelogue/rustyzippo/zippo2.htm   (1752 words)

 LonestarCutiexOxO's Xanga Site
After that we went to the reptile place and saw the crocidle monitor eat the mice and quail and the snake eat a mouse.
We saw all the like venomous snakes and got to hold the fl garter snake..
Got to see pickled snakes, feeding area, antivenom, a ton of other stuff..
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 FaunaClassifieds Forums - Questionable Range of C. viridis viridis
Warning - the people who document range extensions are likely to ask for the snake pickled in formaldehyde.
But as far as it getting pickled (NO WAY) anyone who would put a live animal down pickle it for study or range proof can go find their own.
and if i had known this is a possability of (killing and pickling) i would have saved one of the road kill snakes of the two already ran over prairie's
www.faunaclassifieds.com /forums/showthread.php?t=38659   (441 words)

 Herbal Encyclopedia - R
The young, green, seed-pods may be used for pickling, alone or with other vegetables, and are considered a fair substitute for capers.
In medicine it was used for stone in the bladder and to subdue delirium.
It was an old custom to burn Rosemary in sick chambers, and in French hospitals it is customary to burn Rosemary with Juniper berries to purify the air and prevent infection.
www.fortunecity.com /roswell/chaney/191/id118.htm   (16847 words)

 Woman attacks police with pickled kittens - Exploding Cigar
A woman who was furious at police for taking her three preserved snakes stormed down to the police station and smashed a jar of pickled kittens on the counter.
The woman was arrested and charged with behaving in an offensive manner.
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