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Why Is It So 'Tough' To Make Healthier Hot Dogs?
2011-12-08 10:01:09

In part of an effort to replace animal fat in hot dogs, sausages, hamburgers and other foods with healthier fat, scientists are reporting an advance in solving the mystery of why hot dogs develop an unpleasant tough texture when vegetable oils pinch hit for animal fat. A report on their study appears in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Anna M. Herrero and colleagues explain that some brands of sausage (frankfurters) have been reformulated with olive oil-in-water emulsion as...

2011-06-08 08:00:00

SHEBOYGAN FALLS, Wis., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnsonville Sausage today announced the introduction of its brand-new Chicken Sausage, with 50 percent less fat and 100 percent Johnsonville taste. Available in three varieties - Apple, Three Cheese Italian Style and Chipotle Monterey Jack Cheese - Johnsonville Chicken Sausage is now available in select retailers nationwide. "At Johnsonville, we're always listening to find out exactly what our consumers want in their sausage products,"...

2011-04-25 10:00:00

SEATTLE, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Isernio's Sausage, producer of premium, lean, all-natural sausage, today announced the availability of Isernio's All-Natural Chicken Sausage Rolls in more than 575 Safeway stores in Washington, Oregon and northern California. Isernio's is the leading maker of fresh chicken sausage, one of the fastest growing food categories in America. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/AQ88377LOGO) The select Safeway stores will carry Italian,...

2011-04-05 08:40:00

SEATTLE, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reader's Digest Association (RDA), today launched Baconnection(TM), an app for the Android Market, stuffed to the snout with bacon facts, bacon recipes, bacon games, bacon badges and more. The app features hundreds of ways to make bacon dishes from appetizers to desserts with top rated recipes from Allrecipes.com, Taste of Home and Every Day with Rachael Ray. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110405/NY77442 ) In the Baconnection game,...

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2011-03-22 13:54:38

If given the choice between eating a hot dog or enjoying some rotisserie chicken, consider the hot dog. That's because hot dogs, as well as pepperoni and deli meats, are relatively free of carcinogenic compounds, according to Kansas State University research. But it's a not-so-happy ending for bacon and rotisserie chicken -- especially chicken skin -- because both have higher levels of cancerous material. J. Scott Smith, professor of food chemistry, and a K-State research team have been...

2011-03-01 00:02:05

Whizard® Series II Trimmers (Model 925) from Bettcher Industries are ideal for trimming and cleaning Prosciutto di Parma and other air-dried hams. They speed up the process and increase product yields while reducing operator fatigue. Birmingham, Ohio (PRWEB) February 27, 2011 The Whizard® Series II Trimmer (Model 925) from Bettcher Industries is the ideal tool for tackling the challenges of trimming and cleaning Prosciutto di Parma and other air-dried hams. Featuring a special...

2011-02-07 11:48:00

GREENDALE, Wis., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On newsstands now: Eat what you love. That's the motto of the February/March 2011 issue of Taste of Home Healthy Cooking. And what if what you crave this time of year are hearty comfort foods like bubbling casseroles, juicy steaks, mashed potatoes, creamy pastas, and chocolate cake? No problem! Warm your family up our best comfort food makeovers yet. Taste of Home and Healthy Cooking have it all plus ideas for Valentine's Day, getting in some...

2011-01-31 07:00:00

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether they are cooked in a skillet or heated in a microwave, Applegate's new Classic Pork Breakfast Sausage and Savory Turkey Breakfast Sausage give consumers all of the taste, with none of the antibiotics, hormones, high-sodium and fat usually stuffed into sausages. "Breakfast sausage is often considered an indulgence to have on weekends or when families go out to breakfast because of fat and salt," according to Linda Boardman,...

2010-11-17 08:00:00

CHELSEA, Mass., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- al fresco All Natural - America's #1 chicken sausage - was recently selected by Men's Health magazine to be one of "The 125 Best Foods for Men." al fresco's Sundried Tomato Chicken Sausage was named "Best Sausage" for not only being high in protein, but also a healthy version of a typically high-calorie food. "We are thrilled to be recognized by Men's Health," said Sarah Crowley, al fresco's Senior Brand Manager. "Our all natural Sundried...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin