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These increases have contributed to a shortening of the US life expectancy for a second year in a row.
Lard makes for an especially crisp and light texture, but vegetable shortening can be used instead.
Using an electric mixer, cream together the shortening and vegan butter until fully mixed together. 2.
Deciding that the Charger’s monstrous rear overhang could use a little shortening, the Rings bobbed the rear of the car by two inches, then added three inches to the Charger’s wheelbase.
While the shortening of days prompts some color changes—such as trees going from green to yellow or orange—cooler temperatures are necessary to produce vibrant reds and purples, as The Wall Street Journal recently reported.
One side benefit is that more time on the job equated to more job experience and a shortening of the learning curve.
The researchers theorize that exposure to particulate matter generates more reactive oxygen species in utero, which in turn increases the rate of shortening.
Using a stand mixer or hand electric mixer, beat together the shortening and butter until smooth starting from low to high speed. 2.
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