The smell of Italian seasoning greeted them and she glanced up at him.
The food of the common people is chiefly made up of Indian corn, beans, red peppers and " tomatoes," There are about 50 known species of beans (Phaseolus) in Mexico and Central America, and probably a dozen species of red peppers (Capsicum) which are used both in seasoning and in making chili sauce.
A seasoning of ground fenugreek or spice is sometimes given to shy feeders to encourage them to eat.
Cubebs were formerly candied and eaten whole, or used ground as a seasoning for meat.
C. i is on the earliest dwellings of man; C. 2 on systems of Thales, Heraclitus, Democritus, &c.; c. 3 on bricks; c. 4 on sand; c. 5 on lime; c. 6 on pozzolana; c. 7 on kinds of stone for building; c. 8 on methods of constructing walls in stone, brick, concrete and marble, and on the materials for stucco; c. 9 on timber, time for felling it, seasoning, &c.; and c. to on the fir trees of the Apennines.
In England garlic is seldom used except as a seasoning, but in the southern countries of Europe it is a common ingredient in dishes, and is largely consumed by the agricultural population.
This is the natural and best method of seasoning, and timber treated in this way is more durable than that seasoned by artificial methods; the time taken, however, is much longer.
Where it is convenient, timber is sometimes treated with a water seasoning process which enables it to be more easily dried.
Steaming and boiling are sometimes resorted to as artificial means of seasoning, but not to any great extent, as the timber deteriorates under such treatment, and the cost of the process is in many cases prohibitive.
The time taken in seasoning wood by this desiccating process is not more than one-tenth of that occupied in the natural or open-air method.
The time allowed in the English government dockyards for the natural process of seasoning for hard woods such as oak is, for pieces 24 in.