Created by 4 Afghan-American women—all family—this restaurant is consistently listed as one of the best places to eat near Washington, D.C. Look for traditional recipes with aromatic seasonings, such as the Qabuli Palou—lamb shank braised with house spices, then baked with herbed basmati rice, raisins, and carrots.A number of holiday decorations and treats can be hazards to a pet's health. Batteries can cause internal burns, water from tree stands and left-over food can contain bacteria, and decorations and plants can be choking hazards. Also, human medicines may be more easily in reach.After all deep frying, such as fritters, doughnuts or French fried potatoes, the oil should be carefully strained and placed in a clean, tight bottle for further use."---Grocers Encyclopedia, Artemas Ward (p. 425) Olive oil as beauty treatment? In the 1920s we find print evidence of marketing olive oil as a beauty treatment to improve skin tone.