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Pigs do not have sweat glands, hence they roll in mud to keep themselves cool.

Goats' eyes have rectangular pupils.

Salame is singular, while Salami is plural.

Have you tried our amazing Shabu Shabu yet?

Pictured below is our amazing Shabu Shabu all packaged up and ready for delivery.
 
What is shabu-shabu? This dish is a popular style of nabemono, or Japanese hot pot, featuring paper-thin slices of tender meat and fresh vegetables cooked together in a large open pot.

Unlike other types of hot pot, where the ingredients are cooked together before serving, shabu-shabu ingredients are served raw and cooked tableside during the meal, similar to fondue.

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This particular way of eating hot pot dining originated in Osaka during the 1950s but has since spread all across Japan and even to other countries. 

It gets its name from the Japanese onomatopoeia for “swish, swish,” as each piece of meat is lightly swished around in boiling broth before eating.
 


SPAM gets its name from 'spiced ham'.

The Chinese were preserving and salting pork bellies around 1500BC

To get the same amount of zinc found in 3 oz. of beef, you would have to consume five 8 oz. glasses of milk and three 4 oz. cans of tuna.