Nicaragua Coffee History

Written by Randy Wilson

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The U.S. government even sent troops to Nicaragua to protect U.S. interests asrepparttar U.S. was considering building a canal there to connectrepparttar 145311 Atlantic and Pacific oceans. However, after securing rights forrepparttar 145312 canal in Panama,repparttar 145313 U.S. was not as eager to provide support and as a resultrepparttar 145314 coffee industry stagnated compared to other Central American nations.

Most ofrepparttar 145315 political unrest in Nicaragua was centered aroundrepparttar 145316 coffee industry and government corruption that involved catering torepparttar 145317 businessmen that wantedrepparttar 145318 prime highlands for growing coffee. The unrest continued well intorepparttar 145319 twentieth century and in 1979repparttar 145320 Sandinista resistance fighters led a revolt againstrepparttar 145321 longtime president Anastasio Somaza Jr. The entire country rallied behindrepparttar 145322 Sandinistas and Somaza fled Nicaragua.

The Sandinistas took over and promised a better life for all includingrepparttar 145323 coffee growers and Indian laborers. Although they knew very little aboutrepparttar 145324 coffee business they did manage to turnrepparttar 145325 country, andrepparttar 145326 Nicaragua coffee industry around.

Copyright Randy Wilson, All Rights Reserved.

You can find more articles on coffee such as Coffee and Depression and Coffee Colonics.

Crockpot Cooking - Advantages and Disadvantages

Written by Tony Buel

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These drawbacks are relatively minor compared torepparttar positives which I will list now.

- The slow cooker needs virtually no tending while it cooks, freeing you up to do other chores or recipes.

- The slow cooker will tenderize less expensive, tough cuts of meat and make great stews out of them.

- The slow cooker allows you to be out ofrepparttar 145310 kitchen for extended periods of time -sometimes even all day.

- Burning your food is rarely a problem. The slow cooker will make many dishes for you better than any other appliance -especially those that tend to stick torepparttar 145311 bottom of a pan.

In my opinionrepparttar 145312 slow cooker is one ofrepparttar 145313 most under-utilized and yet superior of kitchen appliances. When used for what it does best, you will find that you are able to prepare great dishes in less time than you though possible!

Tony has been working diligently to provide free cooking related resources for the 'chef' in all of us. His website is a 'labor of love' which provides delicious and easy to make crockpot recipes and related tips and advice.

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