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Who Invented Coca Cola?

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Coca Cola was an invention of John Pemberton. John was an American druggist and a veteran of the War Between the States. Background Pemberton was born 8 July, 1831 in Knoxville Georgia to parents James Pemberton and Martha Grant. His family moved shortly after his birth to live in Columbus Georgia. His uncle was John [...]

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Pop your champagne correctly and safely this new years

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To continue in our latest mini series on champagne in which we have covered such things as the top Champagne brands, our lowdown on the differences between Champagne and wines, as well as specific close ups of certain great champagnes such as Dom Perignon. There are some ways to open champagne safely such as just [...]

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Moët & Chandon – Most Popular Champagne Brands

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One of today’s most popular champagne brands, which you may have already heard of, is Moët & Chandon from France.  Even represented and promoted by today’s biggest stars including Scarlett Johansson (See video below), it is no wonder why the brand M & C is world renowned and respected. Don’t Forget To Read How To ‘Pop [...]

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Bollinger – Most Popular Champagne Brands

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Bollinger is a really popular brand of Champagne that has a history dating back to the 1585.  So what has changed since then?  Well this brand has grown tremendously since the expansion under Lily Bollinger in 1918, and then again when Claude d’Hautefeuille decided to take the brand international. Other than that, enjoy the images, video [...]

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Piper-Heidsieck – Most Popular Champagne Brands

  Piper-Heidsieck Champagne dates back to the 1700′s but this is no old story.  The popularity of the Champagne brand in today’s world makes Piper-Heidsieck one of the most sought after sparkling drinks in the world.  In 2011 it was sold from previous owner Rémy Cointreau wine and spirits group to EPI a holdings company for luxury [...]

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How to Get Started With OAMC (Once a Month Cooking)

The basic concept of once-a-month cooking is to invest a set amount of time, whether it’s one day, or maybe two, in preparing enough meals to last throughout an entire month, which will save time, money, and energy in the long run. For some, especially those just starting out, the idea can be a bit [...]

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The Many Reasons to Show You Care with a Gift Basket

With so much economic uncertainty these days, traveling to special events for friends and relatives is not as easy as it has been in the past. The price of gasoline and plane tickets keeps many folks closer to home and unable to celebrate special moments in person, such as wedding anniversaries. How to Show You [...]

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How to Grow Delicious and Healthy Tomatoes

Tomatoes are the most popular vegetable grown in home gardens. No other vegetable can match its popularity. Tomatoes, in its various forms, have become staple ingredients in almost every kind of cooking. Tomato plants belong to a perennial family of plants. They are quite easily grown from seeds and produce an abundance of fruits. These [...]

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