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2011-12-08 22:10:24.114546+00 by Dan Lyke 3 comments

Some days, the jokes just write themselves. Remember that old Monty Python sketch that began "A lot of people in this country pooh-pooh Australian table wines."? Australia OKs laxative agent as wine additive, using sodium carboxymethyl cellulose to clarify and prevent crystallization in white wines.

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#Comment Re: Ha made: 2011-12-09 19:55:32.89835+00 by: p3t3rbuilt

This is pretty gross, but it isn't like lots of stuff couldn't be considered laxatives.

#Comment Re: made: 2011-12-10 14:15:53.54549+00 by: Dan Lyke

Yeah, the only reason I decided it was silly was the Monty Python juxtaposition.

In fact, Charlene and I have had the dehydrator working overtime recently. Fall brings in lots more than we can eat immediately. We had a few spare trays, so we made flax crackers. Totally yummy. Great texture. High in fiber and oils. I've been very regular for the past few days...

#Comment Re: made: 2011-12-10 17:32:25.833411+00 by: m

Blood, issinglass (Sturgeon bladder extract), egg whites and betonite are favorites in the clarification of wine. Blood is now unlawful in many nations, but I think still legal in some.