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Lemon

An investment with poor results.

Lemon

1. Informal; an investment that performs exceptionally poorly, especially when the poor performance was completely unforeseen.

2. Informal; a product that does not perform as promised. For example, if one buys a car and it stops running on the way home from the dealership, that car is said to be a lemon.

lemon

A poorly performing investment. Many technology stocks became lemons during the 2000 and 2001 bear market.
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A large container of lemon grass (Cymbopogon citratus) may be placed outside all summer, but must be brought inside the house, or a frost-free greenhouse as soon as the nights become cool in September.
5 ml) of dried lemon grass (Cymbopogon citratus) supplied by the Moretele Hospice and make an infusion with 500 ml boiling water.
minced garlic (3 or 4 large cloves) 1 1/2 stalks lemon grass, outer layer peeled off and inner core minced (about 3 tbsp.
In addition, Chef Narong grows his own herbs on the hotel's roof, including the lemon grass.
Banana and pineapple were obtained from Morogoro municipal market while lemon grass was freshly harvested from Sokoine University of Agriculture Horticulture unit.
If you like your dinner with a nice spice kick, go for B2 Cha Gio, chicken morsels stir-fried with lemon grass, hot peppers and sweet onion ($9.
Founder and Chairman of Sui Generis Inc that produces caffeine free Cymbopogon Cytratus tea, he started his venture in 2006 by planting several lemon grass saplings in half an acre of land.
Th i k i ih Thai pork patties with sweet chilli & noodles Better than a takeaway Serves 2 INGREDIENTS 250g/9oz minced pork 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 3 lemon grass stalks, outer layers removed and the bottom thirds of the stalks finely chopped 1 tbsp fish sauce, handful coriander, chopped 1 tbsp sesame oil 1 tsp sugar 100g/4oz fine rice noodles 4 spring onions, chopped sweet chilli dipping sauce, to serve METHOD 1 Heat the grill.
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Summary: Al Qasba Development Authority has launched its 2009 Ramadan promotion whereby customers who spend AED 150 in any of Al Qasba restaurants; Fish Corner, Shababeek, , Masala Craft, Stefano's, Nandos and Lemon Grass will receive a AED 50 voucher which can be redeemed at those participating restaurants.
In a large bowl mix together the mussels, garlic, lemon grass, ginger, chillies, Thai fish paste, coconut milk, salt and pepper.
Ingredients 700g free range turkey breast fillets 250g pack baby vegetable medley (carrots, baby corn, mangetout) 4tsp red Thai curry paste 165ml light coconut milk 2tbsp light brown soft sugar juice of ' lime 275g Jasmine rice 2 lemon grass stalks Fresh coriander leaves for garnishing Method Preheat oven to 180C, gas mark 4.