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2010-05-21 10:00:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Better Homes and Gardens Network's Recipe.com features recipe contests with opportunities to win prizes by entering favorite recipes in all kinds of categories - from easy vegetarian recipes to make ahead recipes to easy chicken recipes. Some of the more popular recipe contests offer first place prizes up to $15,000, and most prizes have a minimum value of $50 in gifts or certificates to a popular store. "Recipe.com visitors love the contests we...

2010-04-22 18:55:00

In addition to Griffin, celebrity judges Carla Hall, Robyn Webb and Darryl Haley sampled the top five finalist's dishes to see which recipes were both nutritious and delicious. WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On April 21, 2010, five federal employees participated in the Feds Get Fit (FGF) Healthy Recipe Challenge Cook-off held at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM). OPM Deputy Director Christine Griffin and celebrity judges Nutritionist Robyn Webb, Top Chef...

2010-04-14 11:48:00

CHICAGO, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Allen Brothers Steaks has partnered with world-renowned Chef Emeril Lagasse to launch Emeril's(TM) Red Marble Steaks, a new division of the 120-year-old company that began operating in the famous stockyards of Chicago in 1893. The products will be available for purchase online beginning May 1st at RedMarbleSteaks.com. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100414/NY86499LOGO) The new line of steaks represents Chef Lagasse's long-standing desire...

2010-03-23 06:00:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill., March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whether it's that crowd-pleasing appetizer or your family's favorite casserole, every great recipe has a go-to ingredient that provides a special touch and creates an inspired flavor. That's why Philadelphia Cream Cheese and Food Network star Paula Deen have teamed up to host the Real Women of Philadelphia community and casting competition on www.PaulaDeen.com/RealWomen. Home cooks across the country are invited to share how they...

2010-03-22 16:49:00

PALATINE, Ill., March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber's Way to Grill by nationally known grilling expert chef and cookbook author Jamie Purviance, was announced today as a finalist nominee in the "Single Subject" Category for the upcoming 2010 James Beard Foundation Media & Book Awards. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100322/CG74754) The James Beard Foundation Awards are the nation's most prestigious recognition program honoring professionals in the food and beverage...

2010-03-16 07:00:00

NEW YORK, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrity chef and author Rocco DiSpirito's cookbook Now Eat This! 150 of America's Favorite Comfort Foods All Under 350 Calories, released March 2, 2010, has found instant success locking the #1 position on the coveted New York Times Bestseller list for the week of March 21, 2010. In Now Eat This! DiSpirito recreates America's 150 all-time favorite comfort foods; creating recipes with fewer calories, less fat, and more "real" flavor than ever, for...

2010-02-19 06:45:00

SANGER, Calif., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- If you are trying to get "back to basics," the first place to start is in the kitchen. Helping to remind readers of home and a more simple time, "Mamas House Oh' So Good Home Cooking" (published by AuthorHouse) has recipes to thrill the family cook who wants the kitchen to feel like home. Author Brenda Kay (Gee) Fink has compiled some of her favorite recipes to show the reader "good old fashioned, simple and easy everyday dishes you can have on the...

2010-01-14 15:45:00

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Authors Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin knew they were onto something when they wrote their bestselling manifesto Skinny Bitch. It was clear to them that people were tired of looking and feeling bad, and they were more than happy to assist -- but with a twist -- dispensing admonitions like "don't be a big fat pig anymore" and "eating carcasses all day while avoiding fruit is a recipe for disaster." Their honesty and bully tactics worked, laying the...

2010-01-12 14:20:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you one of the millions of couples challenged with fertility issues and are desperately trying to conceive a baby? Do you understand the importance of diet in conception and what foods you can eat to optimize fertility? The newly released cookbook unlocks the secrets to a "fertility diet" and is endorsed by Philip E. Chenette, M.D. and Medical Director of Pacific Fertility Center in San Francisco. The Fertile Kitchen(TM) Cookbook teaches the...

2009-12-17 05:00:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A new cook book to be published by Phoenix Books, Inc. promises to help single men find their way around the kitchen using a familiar fridge staple: beer. Streeter McClure authors The Single Man's Guide to Cooking with Beer, a complete guide to using beer in easy recipes and pairing beer with food. With 34 original and adapted recipes for appetizers, soups, stews and main courses, the cook book aims to help single men incorporate beer into...


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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