Lucky bamboo, mighty good meatballs, egg facts and folkore

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, January 21, 2020

goblet

The years have linings just as goblets do:
The old year is the lining of the new,
Filled with the wine of precious memories,
The golden was doth line the silver is.

–Charlotte Fiske Bates (1838–1916)

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
21st day of the year


Hakeem Olajuwon (basketball player) was born on this day in 1963.
Terry Jones (member of the Monty Python comedy troupe) died on this day in 2020.


 
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Lucky Bamboo

How to Grow Lucky Bamboo
For Chinese New Year (or any other time of year), an auspicious gift is a lucky bamboo plant. Learn the meaning behind lucky bamboo and get some helpful growing tips!
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When you feed winter birds, consider bird food that is normally available to birds in winter. Here are some favorite foods of winter birds across North America.
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Meat Loaf and Meatball Recipes

Mighty Good Meat Loaf and Meatball Recipes
One of our favorite comfort foods is meat loaf—and let’s not forget meatballs. Here are some cooking tips and a few variations on the classic.
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Egg Facts and Folklore

Intriguing Egg Facts and Folklore
To put it simply: There is nothing quite like an egg! Eggs are surrounded by more myths and old wives’ tales than any other everyday food. Here are some surprising facts about eggs.
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