Featured Event Feb. 1 =
Chocolate Walk in Ste.
Genevieve, Mo. Hours:
10am to 4pm. Tired of being cooped up all winter? Ready to get out and
embrace the new year? Do you love eating chocolate and shopping? Then
this event is for you! Join us the first Saturday in February for the
Chocolate Walk in Downtown Ste. Genevieve! With the purchase of a ticket
you will be able to sample a delicious chocolate treat at each
participating downtown business and shop Ste. Genevieve's unique
downtown district. You must have a ticket to sample. Only 300 tickets
available! Participating merchants will have numbered signs in front of
their business to clearly indicate their participation in this event.
This event is sponsored by Downtown Ste. Genevieve. LOCATION: Historic
Downtown Ste. Genevieve. Call 573-883-7990 or 573-883-7097. COST:
Tickets $10 in advance/ $20 day of event, if tickets are available. For
Featured Shop Manhattan Antique
Over 40,000 square feet of
space modeled after New York City! Manhattan Antique Marketplace, also
known as MAM (pronounced like ma’am), will be a one-stop shopping
destination experience for all ages. Comprised of an antique mall, special
events space, artist workshop, café, and microbrewery, MAM is more than
just a mall…it’s a city! Located at 10431 St. Charles Rock Rd., St.Ann, MO
The Asheford Program is an
internationally recognized, professional-level "Profit & Pleasure"
on the study of antiques, collectibles and appraising. Click
here for more information.
Are you a fire eater? Do you love those spicy foods that make you
break out in a sweat? Just how hot is hot? A chemist named Wilbur Scoville
worked out a system of measuring the heat in peppers in 1912.
That burning sensation you feel when you eat food with hot peppers in
it comes from a naturally occurring chemical called capsaicin. Capsaicin
is colorless and odorless. It is most highly concentrated in the white
membranes surrounding the seeds of the pepper. The seeds themselves have
only trace amounts and the flesh of the peppers develops only a slight
amount of capsaicin.
While modern science has devised a more accurate method for measuring
the amount of capsaicin in foods, the Scoville Index is still used to rate
peppers relative heat values. Listed below are some popular foods and
peppers and their place in the scale.
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