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2009-09-09 10:05:00

SHREVEPORT, La., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Elizabeth Gilbert, the author of Eat, Pray, Love, set out on her life-finding mission with a book contract in her pocket. When Sofia Brandon slammed the door on her executive job for a shampoo giant in Italy, she was just living. She had no notion that what she was living was an adventure--or that she should write about it. But life took this Louisiana-raised girl and her endearing drawls all around the world. At 32, Sofia was diagnosed with a long...

2009-08-18 04:06:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- While several popular services on the Web charge fees to access recipe databases, weekly meal plans and grocery shopping lists, many consumers don't know that these and other food-related resources are actually available online completely free of charge - and with capabilities that meet, and even exceed, their for-fee counterparts. "Our site offering free access to our specialized recipe search engine and weekly meal and grocery list planner is really...

2009-07-29 08:30:00

COLOGNE, Germany, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Patrik Jaros is the first Michelin-starred chef to present his best recipes aimed at young people as an application for the iPhone and the iPod Touch. If you download "Patrik's Easy Cooking" from the App Store (category Lifestyle), you will experience the world of modern creative cooking. Patrik Jaros manages to conjure up the tastiest dishes using leftovers from your fridge. He also reveals how to turn supermarket convenience foods into...

2009-07-29 06:40:00

BALTIMORE, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Take a culinary and cultural journey across western and southern Asia with food expert Laura Kelley. From the Republic of Georgia and Armenia on the shores of the Black Sea through the Caspian nations of Azerbaijan and Iran and into Afghanistan and the Indian Subcontinent, the foods enjoyed along the Silk Road whisper tales of connections between the cultures, histories, economies and regions of Asia. Not just another Asian cookbook, "The Silk Road...

2009-07-28 09:07:00

PALATINE, Ill., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber-Stephen Products Co., the world's premiere manufacturer of charcoal and gas grills, grilling accessories and other outdoor room products, has recently introduced an application for the iPhone and iPod touch that makes grilling the perfect meal a breeze. With hundreds of recipes from Weber's extensive and highly successful cookbook library, Weber's On the Grill app is the first of its kind featuring an impressive recipe database where consumers...

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2009-07-13 06:14:11

Hyper-condensed recipes are the newest craze flying through the Twitter-sphere, bringing stripped-down recipes from seasoned professional cooks to the masses.  Critics say it's an impractical and inconvenient fad that won't stand the test of time, but for thousands of Twitter veterans just might be the best thing since sliced bread. For the uninitiated, Twittered recipes might appear reminiscent of some dreaded high school chemistry class.  Conforming to the general rules for all...

2009-07-08 09:00:00

ST. JOSEPH, Mich., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Organizers of the Great Lakes' premiere food and wine event - Epicurean Classic - have announced the 2009 guest list of chefs and culinary artisans for the annual gathering to be held in St. Joseph on the bluff overlooking Lake Michigan, August 28-30. Some of this year's featured artisans include, Curtis Stone, Jean Joho, Gale Gand, Takashi Yagihashi, Tom Valenti, Jennifer McLagan, Giuliano Hazan, Brian Polcyn, and Mary Sue Milliken. (Logo:...

2009-06-18 08:45:00

GREENDALE, Wis., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands have voted and declared "Gorgonzola Penne with Chicken" as America's Best Loved Recipe! Taste of Home, the #1 cooking magazine in the country, on the popular national morning show "Good Morning America," awarded George Schroeder of Port Murray, NJ, the grand prize of $25,000 for his outstanding Italian recipe. Beating out over 10,000 submissions, George wowed America with a Time-Saver recipe that uses simple ingredients and savory flavors to...

2009-05-12 09:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hundreds of funeral homes and cemeteries have teamed with Feeding America(R), the leading hunger-relief charity in the U.S., to create the Second Helpings program. Does the aroma of grandma's fresh-baked cookies stir up a special memory for you? How about a comforting taste of your favorite soup? Do you wish these soothing food memories could be captured and shared with others? That's just what the Second Helpings Program is doing. These...

2009-04-30 14:30:00

"Recipes & Shopping List" App for iPhone and iPod Touch Simplifies Cooking and Grocery Shopping NEW YORK, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Epicurious.com, the award-winning food site, today introduced its first application in the Apple App Store for the iPhone and iPod Touch. The free application, "Epicurious' Recipes & Shopping List: On the Go and In the Kitchen," allows users to browse and search Epicurious.com's database of over 25,000 editor-tested recipes, toggling between an...