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1) All of the following events took place in the same year. Can you guess what Year?
•·• Ralph's Grocery Store opens in a small California town with a population of 10,000. The name of the town is Los Angeles.
·• Le Grande Dictionnaire de Cuisine is published. Author Alexandre Dumas (père) died 2 years before its publication.
·• George Grant imported 4 Aberdeen Angus bulls from Scotland to his farm in Kansas. They are the first Aberdeen Angus in the U.S.
•· From Beijing, China, James Palmer obtained 9 Pekin ducks, the beginning of duck farms on Long Island, New York.
•· Paris, France rules that margarine may not be sold as butter.
•· Nestle's begins selling 'Infant Milk Food' in the U.S.
•· The Golden Brewery is started by Adolph Herman Joseph Coors and Jacob Schueler in Golden, Colorado.
•· The Grand Pacific Hotel opens in Chicago.
•· Adolphus Busch becomes a partner in his father in law's Bavarian Brewery, which is renamed the E. Anheuser & Co. Brewing Assn.
In what year did all the events take place?

2) Thyme, sage, betony, horehound, rosemary, hyssop, lavender, and savory are all members of what plant family?

3) Marshmallows were originally made from a plant, the marsh mallow. 
Which of the following plants are in this same Mallow family?
  a) Hollyhock
  b) Cotton
  c) Okra
  d) Rose of Sharon
  e) Swamp Cabbage



1) All of the events took place in 1873.

2) They are all members of the Mint Family.

3) a, b, c, d - Hollyhock, cotton, okra and Rose of Sharon are all in the Mallow family.
The roots of the Marsh Mallow (Althaea officinalis) were the source for the original marshmallow candy, made by boiling the soft inner pulp from the roots with sugar until very thick.
(e) Swamp Cabbage is in the Palm family, and is a source of hearts of palm.)





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