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Margarine is a product meant to be an alternative to butter. More than that, though, it become the product that launched a thousand political battles.

The dairy industry is ever vigilant about margarine claiming to be butter. They don't seem to mind the word "butter" being used to describe peanut butter, or almond butter, or milk being used to describe soy milk or almond milk, but just try to call margarine butter and oh boy, they're all over you. That's fair enough, but the dairy industry has an unfortunate, century-long history of urging governments to suffocate if not ban outright the margarine industry (see History section below.) If even the smallest of these repressive measures had been directed instead at the butter industry, there's no doubt they would have taken a different view of what was right and wrong. One thing governments weren't able to do, though, was police what people said at home in their dining rooms, and that was "pass the butter" when pointing at a tub of margarine.
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Alder Wood
Alder is a deciduous tree that grows in the Northern hemisphere. There are 15 species in North America, and 15 in Eurasia.

After being cut into chip, the wood turns light brown with yellow or reddish tinges. Some brands of chips are kiln dried, some are forced-air dried.
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