molasses


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thick dark syrup produced by boiling down juice from sugar cane

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Where is the molasses? We 've used up all there was in the jug," said Polly, good-naturedly, beginning again.
"How can we make it without molasses?" asked Polly, thinking that would settle the matter.
The girls went to bed tired out; and Maud slumbered placidly, hugging the sticky bundle, found where molasses candy is not often discovered.
"Let us take a little clean water and a soft bit of cotton," came Cecily's clear voice from the kitchen, "and see if we can't clean the molasses off.
I'm so sorry I didn't see Paddy, for I love pussy cats, even if they do track molasses over my clothes.
I saw that I could easily raise my bushel or two of rye and Indian corn, for the former will grow on the poorest land, and the latter does not require the best, and grind them in a hand-mill, and so do without rice and pork; and if I must have some concentrated sweet, I found by experiment that I could make a very good molasses either of pumpkins or beets, and I knew that I needed only to set out a few maples to obtain it more easily still, and while these were growing I could use various substitutes beside those which I have named.
My furniture, part of which I made myself -- and the rest cost me nothing of which I have not rendered an account -- consisted of a bed, a table, a desk, three chairs, a looking-glass three inches in diameter, a pair of tongs and andirons, a kettle, a skillet, and a frying-pan, a dipper, a wash-bowl, two knives and forks, three plates, one cup, one spoon, a jug for oil, a jug for molasses, and a japanned lamp.
"Did ye ever see such aggravating young uns?" said Aunt Chloe, rather complacently, as, producing an old towel, kept for such emergencies, she poured a little water out of the cracked tea-pot on it, and began rubbing off the molasses from the baby's face and hands; and, having polished her till she shone, she set her down in Tom's lap, while she busied herself in clearing away supper.
"Don't try too many messes, Jo, for you can't make anything but gingerbread and molasses candy fit to eat.
"Hev some coffee?" He brought a tin cup full, and sweetened it with molasses.
Parched corn was used for coffee, and a kind of black molasses was used instead of sugar.
"You'd better slide outa this here," Barchi said threateningly, "or we'll fill you so full of holes you wouldn't float in molasses."
The markets of Italy, Britain, Spain, the Netherlands, Canada, the United States, and Turkey are considered the main export markets for Egyptian blackstrap molasses. Egypt can double the quantities exported of blackstrap molasses by identifying the conditions required by foreign markets.
Dab grass mixed with maize (ratio 1:3) was ensiled without molasses (control) or with 2 4 and 6% molasses.