Breakfast buffet: National rum day
August 16th, 2011
09:00 AM ET
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While you're frying up some eggs and bacon, we're cooking up something else: a way to celebrate today's food holiday.

Start your engines for some rum-running - August 16 is National Rum Day!

Quench your thirst and partake in this sweet Caribbean spirit today. Made by distilling the byproducts of molasses and sugarcane, rum ends up the strong, silent type on the scale of alcoholic beverages.
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June 15th, 2010
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beer
Category: Dish, liquor
Definition: An alcoholic drink made from brewed and fermented grains, usually malted barley. Sake, which is made from rice, is technically most similar to beer, not wine

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June 15th, 2010
08:00 AM ET
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alcohol
Category: Dish, liquor
Definition: Technically, an alcohol is an organic compound in which a OH hydroxyl group is connected to a carbon atom. In culinary terms, the term refers specifically to ethanol, or ethyl alcohol, created by the fermentation of sugars. It is naturally colorless in its pure form

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