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  • n  any of several tart red or black berries used primarily for jellies and jams
  • n  any of various deciduous shrubs of the genus Ribes bearing currants
  • n  small dried seedless raisin grown in the Mediterranean region and California; used in cooking

  • Wine snobs the world over like to show off their expertise by sniffing at a glass and identifying the notes of black currant, citrus and other fruits they detect.
  • WEIL: Try taking supplemental black currant oil or evening primrose oil, sources of a fatty acid called GLA that nourishes skin and hair.
  • She is spinning sugar, a complex task that will result in a haze of edible angel hair adorning a dessert of red currant ice cream in brandy-snap cups.
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  • Fresh red currants at farmers' markets this week
    A favorite of Eastern Europeans, the red currant is a short-lived feature at the farmers' market.
    July 6, 2013 - The Record
  • Paula Deen Blames ‘the Jews’ For Firing
    Celebrity chef Paula Deen, embroiled in controversy this week over allegations of racism, added two cups of gasoline to the fire Friday when she blamed her troubles on Jewish people, according to The Daily Currant. Deen, 66, was a guest on Atlanta radio station WTMI when she claimed “Jew executives” deliberately abandoned her in the wake of the controversy, which stemmed from a discrimination ...
    July 1, 2013 - The Oklahoman

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