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Beurre Maître d'Hôtel

Beurre Maître d'Hôtel referred to as Maître d'Hôtel butter, is a type of compound butter of French origin, prepared with butter, lemon juice and pepper. It is a savory butter, used on meats such as steak, fish and other foods, it may be used in place of a sauce, can enhance a dish's flavor. Some variations with a sweet flavor exist, it is served cold as sliced disks on foods, is sometimes served as a side condiment. The name of Beurre Maître d'Hôtel is derived from the manner in which it was prepared from scratch by a restaurant's maître d'hôtel at diners' tables, it is referred to as Maître d'Hôtel butter. Beurre Maître d'Hôtel is a savory butter prepared by mixing softened butter with finely minced parsley, lemon juice and pepper. A ratio of around 1.5 tablespoons of parsley to two ounces of butter may be used. Additional ingredients may include Worcestershire sauce. Vinegar is sometimes used. Cayenne pepper has been used. After mixing, it is rolled in parchment paper or plastic wrap and chilled to harden.

Beurre Maître d'Hôtel is served cold as sliced disks atop various foods, sometimes as a side condiment. It is used on grilled meats such as steak and fish, on eggs, vegetables and breads; some variations exist, including a few sweet versions that include sugar, which may be used on dishes such as pancakes. When used as a topping, it is added just before the dish is served, it has been served melted atop dishes, whereby it is placed atop foods during the last few minutes of cooking. It may be used in the place of a sauce, a small amount can add to a dish's overall flavor. Beurre Maître d'Hôtel is used as an ingredient in Chateaubriand sauce, sometimes used in the preparation of Chateaubriand steak; the butter is used in the last stage of the sauce's preparation, whereby after the sauce is strained, it is finished with Beurre Maître d'Hôtel. Chopped tarragon may be added to the sauce during this last preparation stage. Root, Waverly. Contemporary French Cooking. Random House. P. 288. Beurre maitre d'hôtel.

Softened butter to which are added finely chopped parsley, a touch of lemon juice and freshly ground pepper. Used on grilled fish or meat. Mâitre d'Hôtel Butter. Bon Appétit. Beurre Maître D'. Serious Eats

Tales of the Jedi: The Sith War

Tales of the Jedi: The Sith War is a six-part story arc in the Tales of the Jedi series of comic books written by Kevin J. Anderson; the first issue was published on August 1995 by Dark Horse Comics. The story is set in the Star Wars galaxy 3,996 years before the Battle of Yavin in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, continues the story of Ulic Qel-Droma and Exar Kun; the story shows how the current Mandalore shows great loyalty to Ulic. Mandalore the Indomitable, wage war on the Teta system. Mandalore challenges Ulic Qel-Droma to a duel, which Ulic accepts on the terms that if he wins, he shall receive control of the Mandalorian warriors. Ulic wins, recruits Mandalore and his army to fight for the Sith, they begin to plan a devastating attack on Coruscant. The Sith War: Edge of the Whirlwind The Sith War: The Battle of Coruscant The Sith War: The Trial of Ulic Qel-Droma The Sith War: Jedi Holocaust The Sith War: Brother Against Brother The Sith War: Dark Lord Dominus Mandalore the Indomitable Mandalore the Ultimate Rooks Tedryn Zona Luka Dark Horse Listing for issue 1 Dark Horse Listing for issue 2 Dark Horse Listing for issue 3 Dark Horse Listing for issue 4 Dark Horse Listing for issue 5 Dark Horse Listing for issue 6 Amazon.com Listing Official CargoBay Listing

1974–75 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup

The 9th World Cup season began in December 1974 in France and concluded in March 1975 in Italy. Gustav Thöni of Italy would regain his fourth overall title in five seasons. Annemarie Moser-Pröll of Austria won her fifth consecutive. Three major changes took place on the World Cup circuit this season. First, Alpine combined races were recognized as World Cup events for the first time. Second, a parallel slalom race was held at the end of the season, as parallel slalom had become popular on the professional skiing tour due to the visible head-to-head competition. Although parallel slalom skiing was used a few more times in World Cup competition, beginning in 1976 it became a permanent part of the season-ending Nations Cup events. Third, more the new head of the International Olympic Committee, Lord Killanin, reached a compromise to preserve the "amateur" status of skiers receiving endorsements, manufacturer's fees, other payments, as long as the payments were made to the skier's national association or Olympic committee and not directly to the skier, that eliminated the prohibition on year-round training and competition in a sport.

While further criticism of this rule, known as Olympics Rule 26, would continue and would lead to future problems, such as the banning of World Cup champions Stenmark and Hanni Wenzel from the 1984 Winter Olympics, the immediate impact of this change was to check the steady migration of World Cup skiers to the professional circuit. As a result, World Cup races this season took place in Europe, North America, Asia; the Men's Overall World Cup 1974/75 was divided into three periods with only a part of the results from each period being retained for the Overall standings. In Men's Downhill World Cup 1974/75 the best 5 results count. Five racers had a point deduction. Franz Klammer won the cup with maximum points, he won 8 races out of 9, but at the downhill of Megève one of his bindings opened and he did not finish the race. In Men's Giant Slalom World Cup 1974/75 the best 5 results count. One racer had a point deduction, given in. In Men's Slalom World Cup 1974/75 the best 5 results count. Four racers had a point deduction.

There was no special discipline world cup for Combined awarded. All three results only count for the Overall World Cup. Gustav Thöni won all three competitions; this was the important key that enabled Thöni to defeat Ingemar Stenmark in the Overall World Cup standings. The Women's Overall World Cup 1974/75 was divided into two periods. From the first 14 races the best 7 results count and from the last 12 races the best 6 results count. Eight racers had a point deduction. Annemarie Moser-Pröll had a total deduction of 106 points, she was unable to score points only in three events. This was her fifth overall win in a row. In Women's Downhill World Cup 1974/75 the best 5 results count. Five racers had a point deduction. Annemarie Moser-Pröll won her fifth Downhill World Cup in a row; this record is still unbeaten. In Women's Giant Slalom World Cup 1974/75 the best 5 results count. Three racers had a point deduction. Annemarie Moser-Pröll won the cup with maximum points. In Women's Slalom World Cup 1974/75 the best 5 results count.

Three racers had a point deduction. Lise-Marie Morerod won the cup with only four results. There was no special discipline world cup for Combined awarded. All three results only count for the Overall World Cup. Annemarie Moser-Pröll won all three competitions. FIS-ski.com - World Cup standings - 1975

Nautical measured mile

A nautical measured mile is a nautical mile, marked by two pairs of towers. A mile is measure by lining up the pairs of towers; the start of the mile is recorded when the first pair of towers line up and the end of the mile recorded when the second pair line up. To measure performance ships must make at least four to six runs in both directions to allow for the wind and tide. There are several nautical measured miles around the British Isles: Between Talland Bay and Hannafore, West Looe, Cornwall. At Skelmorlie, North Ayrshire, Scotland. There are four Admiralty Distance Poles at St Abb's Head, Scotland. There are two consecutive miles on the Isle of Scotland between South Sannox and Corloch. Navigation transit markers

Alonzo Delano

Alonzo Delano, who went by the pen name "Old Block", was an American humorist, pioneer town city father, a California Gold Rush Forty-niner. Delano's sketches of gold rush camp life rivaled Mark Twain in popularity. Delano was born in New York, his father, Dr. Frederick Delano, a physician, was an early settler of the town. Delano had ten siblings; the family descended from French Huguenots. His great-great-grandfather, Phillipe de la Noye, was the great-great-great-great-grandfather of U. S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, he left school when he was young, started working at age fifteen. His work as an itinerant merchant took him to frontier communities in Indiana. By 1848, Delano had relocated his family to Ottawa, Illinois where he worked as a merchant selling bank stocks, lard and whiskey, while becoming a well-respected community leader, he became ill that year with consumption, following his physician's orders for a change of residence and more exertion, Delano decided to head west to California.

Before departing, he made arrangements to send correspondence to the publishers of two newspapers, the Ottawa Free Trader and True Delta in New Orleans. At the age of 42, being sick, he shipped his belongings, including cattle, to join the Dayton Company of travelers in St. Joseph, the rendezvous point, his first week traveling was spent delirious with fever. He did not see his family again for six years; when Delano reached Marysville, California, he earned $400 in three weeks drawing portraits of whiskered gold miners at an ounce of gold dust per head. After reaching San Francisco, Delano became a correspondent for the San Francisco Daily Courier and the Pacific News. Along with Prentice Mulford, Delano was one of the first to use “California Humor”, a style of writing that uses satirical social commentary that exaggerates situations; some of his articles were written by his long-nosed proto-Will Rogers figure "Old Block", taken from his whimsical sketches of miners and gamblers. These articles were collected and published in book form in Pen-Knife Sketches and Old Block's Sketch Book.

Charles Nahl was his illustrator. Delano's book, On the Trail to the California Gold Rush, was a chronicle of his 1849 travels to California, included an Introduction by American historian J. S. Holliday, his letters, a journal, some writings were published in Life on the Plains and among the Diggings. His comical play, A Live Woman in the Mines, features the hero Pike County Jess and heroine High Betty Martin. In 1850, Timothy Ellsworth and Delano purchased a claim on Massachusetts Hill located near Gold Hill in Nevada County and organized the Sierra Quartz Mining Company. At one point, Delano owned one-sixth of the Massachusetts Hill Quartz Mine. In 1851, Delano sold out his interest to Dr. J. C. Delavan, an agent of Rocky Bar, a New York company. Delano was a storekeeper including Grass Valley, he was elected the first treasurer of the city of California. He started working for Wells, Fargo & Company in Sacramento in 1854 and was Grass Valley's first Wells Fargo agent. During a visit to his hometown of Aurora in 1830, Delano married Mary Burt.

They had two children: Harriet. After Mary died in 1871, Delano married Maria Harmon in 1872. Delano is buried at Greenwood Cemetery. Pen-Knife Sketches. Or Chips of the Old Block. A Series of Original Letters, Written by One of California's Pioneer Miners, Dedicated to That Class of Her Citizens by the Author. Life on the Plains and Among the Diggings A Live Woman in the Mines. A Local Play in Two Acts Old Block's sketch-book. S.. Alonzo "Old Block" Delano. Boise State University western writers series, no. 169. Boise, Idaho: Boise State University