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  • Marinating Meats Safely

    Simple Ways For Food Workers To Avoid Hepatitis A“Marinates are popular because they flavor foods well, make them taste juicier as well as tenderize tougher cuts of meat."

    "But too much acid is bad for organic matter, so depending on what is being marinated with what, this process can last seconds or days. The trick is in getting the balance of acid, oil, time and spice right.”

  • Marketing Made Easy

    Doing-business-withoutMarketing made easy. Marketing concepts defined with funny illustrations like:

    You see a gorgeous girl at a party.

    You go up to her and say, "I am very rich. Marry me!”

  • Masala Matthaa - Spicy Buttermilk

    Yogurt savory drink"In India, flavoring ingredients such as asafoetida, black salt, sea salt, fresh ground ginger, green mango, green chilies, pepper, lime or lemon juice, Amla (gooseberry), Jira (cumin seeds), coriander, mint and curry leaves are mixed with Chaach to enhance its digestion-aiding properties."

    "Traditional buttermilk contains probiotic microbes which are beneficial to the gut and improve immunity when taken regularly."

  • Mind Your Language

    Colorful parrotRosh’s face darkened at this barrage of profanity spewing out of his child’s mouth. Not caring to investigate the incident any further and uncaring about who was at fault, his temper flared.

    “Shut your mouth”, he rebuked viciously, “It is like a sewer, with only dirt flowing through.”

  • Money Complicates Relationships

    Greed II"At least you know now," Isha smiled benignly at them, "that you will both be getting something."

    "I will give who I wish, what I wish, when I wish," Rosh stopped her in her tracks. "Without having to be fair to the other. I may also choose not to give anything at all to anyone. Remember that."

  • Monk With The Midas Touch

    Heritage Day 2011An 83-year-old Japanese billionaire, who’s redefining how to do business successfully in the new world of today, with what many decry as old 'values of yesterday'.

    In a world where managers are obsessed with pleasing shareholders, Inamori, entrepreneur, management guru and Zen Buddhist priest, focuses instead on making his staff happy.

  • Monkeys, Goats And Markets

    Loading up the public bus.Business Story: Monkeys, Goats And Markets

    Minimize risk, whether you’re buying good, bad or overpriced shares.

    Fable on money management & stock buying skills

  • Mule In The Well

    Lonely donkey“When you stop crying and start doing, the world notices it too. Even enemies begin to respect you. Then help arrives. Your luck turns.”

    “When the mule had stopped braying, the villagers noticed the sudden silence. One peeked in to see if the donkey was dead.”

  • Mundo Uno - One World

    Mundo Uno - One World

    ‘Vasudhaev kutumbkam,’ he understood it now, though he had heard it a thousand times before. ‘Mundo Uno - One World’.

    अयं बन्धुरयं नेति, गणना लघुचेतसाम् | उदार चरितानां तु वसुधैव कुटुम्बकम् ||

    'Discrimination, saying ‘this one is a relative; that other is a stranger’, is for the small-minded. For the magnanimous, the entire world is one family.'

  • My Vivid God

    Symphony of Love Life is fragile, appreciate itInsightful Story: My Vivid God

    With translation and meanings of Punjabi Song ‘Sahib De Rang Neyare’

    A grateful heart is happy, as it overflows with wonderment.

  • Nainital Nostalgia

    Nainital from AboveNainital nostalgia overtakes Rosh, as he remembers flirting with a girl while holidaying in Nainital.

    His friend Shank had guided the novice lover into romance.

  • Never Anger Your Nurse

    nurse jackie“Never anger your nurse,” Isha jokes with Rosh, when he fumes at her leaving Isha unattended & bleeding in the night following Josh’s forceps delivery.

  • Nimbu Basmati - Lemon Rice

    Winter Rice Harvest"Nimbu Basmati is quick and easy to make yet it turns out looking alluring, smelling heavenly and tasting delicious. It combines Basmati fragrance with lime and lemony flavors and we flare up its presentation using golden glows of turmeric."

    "So it uses mostly ingredients that you already know about."

  • Only The Bird's Eye

    Archer silouetteHe plucked an arrow from the quiver, placed it on the bow, and pulled the string.

    "What do you see when you aim?" Dron asked him when he was ready to release his arrow.

  • Pebbles Of Providence

    I am Free"If she picks the black pebble, she would marry me and your debt would be forgiven."

    "If she picks the white one, she need not marry me but your debt would still be forgiven.”

  • Permission To Drive Car

    Cute highland bull"Yea," Rosh hesitated, "but he's got his driving license now. If an independent assessor has given the green signal, and I stop him now, I become the bad guy. Also, I don't really want him to doubt his ability."

    "I was reading of a young man once," she replied, "who had just gotten his driving license."

  • Pudina Lassi - Minty Buttermilk

    ~~M I N T O ~~ F R E S H"This Lassi is great as a digestif, a starter, a small meal, a quick meal, and for when you don't want to cook a meal."

    "It is also just what you need in those hungry moments, when you can't be bothered to eat, much less cook."

  • Put Your Glass Down

    whiskey on the rocksBut he just smiled at her, and when he was certain he had her attention, asked, "How heavy is my glass?"

    “What?” she was baffled.

  • Raising The Dead

    Raise the dead !The formula for raising the dead, Mrit Sanjivni Mantra, was known to Shukracharya, guru of the Asuras.

    Hindu mythology story of Kach’s resurrections for Devyani

  • Raita - Yoghurt Sauce

    raita"Raita is so versatile", she said, "it can be used either as a sauce, dip, or salad depending on how much you dilute the yoghurt."

    "It can be prepared with three main base ingredients: vegetables, pulses and fruits.”