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2014-03-03 16:28:54

Americans Prefer Their Spuds Baked and Grown in Idaho EAGLE, Idaho, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- And the survey says...we live in a tater nation! In a new survey by the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC), 97% of Americans said they eat potatoes and more than 81% enjoy them as a side dish, snack or main course on average of three days per week. "The Idaho Potato Commission's marketing programs have one main objective - to increase Idaho® potato consumption nationwide," explained Frank...

2013-11-30 23:20:04

JMR Graphics, a nationwide car wraps manufacturer, comments on a London advertising stunt that utilizes the sense of smell to create a memorable consumer experience. Central Islip, NY (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 Nationwide car wraps manufacturer, JMR Graphics, comments on a London advertisement that works to connect with potential consumers through the sense of smell. According to a November 25, 2013 article published by The Drum titled “McCain unveils potato scented taxi,” McCain...

2013-05-15 23:28:55

Wellness through healthy cooking is simple, Free and within everyone´s reach. Cody, Wyoming (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Spring weather and sunshine are here, just in time to break free from your winter´s hibernation. O.L. Shepp, a nurse/cowgirl from the wilds of Wyoming provides simple recipes, short stories and cowboy lore in her upcoming book, Cooking For The Health Of It; 7 Steps To Cowboy Up Your Cooking. Wellness through healthy cooking is simple, Free and within everyone´s...

2013-04-26 14:12:54

Research recently presented at the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology conference in Boston, MA shows that resistant starch content of potatoes is similar across potato varieties; but can be altered significantly by the cooking and serving methods. Resistant starch is starch that is resistant to enzymatic digestion and, thus, is not absorbed in the small intestine. Researchers from the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research...

2011-06-23 18:29:00

DENVER, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Potato Board believes a study released in Thursday's New England Journal of Medicine perpetuates unfortunate myths and misconceptions about the potato. Singling out the potato as a cause of weight gain is misleading and contrary to existing research. "The researchers call into question the long-validated idea that the ultimate determinate of weight gain and weight loss is calories in and calories out," says Dr. Katherine Beals, R.D.,...

2011-03-06 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) MONDAY, MARCH 7: LUTHER BURBANK Profile America -- Monday, March 7th. Today marks the birthday of a man who contributed much to the way we eat -- but especially those who love baked potatoes. The man was Luther Burbank, who decided that better plants could be developed by natural selection and...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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