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  • Bigos Cooking Time: 2½ to 3½ hours Serves: 16 1 four- to five-pound duck, pricked all over with a fork and roasted in a 400 degree oven until done, about an hour.

    A Royal Ragout

  • In addition to the long-spent five-pound note from her grandfather, Venetia has received a badge from Johns Hopkins University and had an asteroid and a scientific instrument named after her.

    R.I.P.: the girl who named Pluto

  • Suddenly my failing turned into a lifesaver, as I grabbed my five-pound bag of jasmine rice and poured a large amount into a plastic bag.

    Laura Kumin: How a Bag of Rice Can Save Your iPhone and Your Tech Life

  • The way in which he flung the nine five-pound notes on the table was an insult in itself.


  • Nevertheless, all three December holiday traditions are often successful in generating a five-pound weight gain at least and perhaps even more, especially when calories from alcohol are also increased.

    Judith J. Wurtman, PhD: Is Holiday Weight Gain, Like January Bills, Inevitable?

  • We made it to best of thirteen before Mom came to the table carrying a five-pound bar of chocolate and a half-gallon tub of honey vanilla-crunch ice cream.

    Camo Girl

  • Before departing, the manager had thoughtfully bestowed eight five-pound banknotes on Aloysius, with the foreseen result that Aloysius awoke several days later to find himself broke and perilously near to delirium tremens.


  • Fluoxetine was associated with a five-pound weight loss in about six months.

    The Flex Diet

  • A jail sentence would be “counterproductive” for a Salmon Arm man and renowned Canadian triathlete who bound and savagely beat his wife repeatedly with a five-pound dumbbell while she begged him for mercy, a provincial court judge has ruled.

    ProWomanProLife » Whatever this is, it ain’t justice

  • The five-pound bird was found to have hands with block-like fingers and thick palm bones, its hands comparable to a nunchuck or baseball bat.

    'Ninja' Bird Discovered With Nunchuck-Like Wings


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