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2009-01-18 14:29:00

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Ralcorp Frozen Bakery Products, Inc. announced that it has taken the precautionary measure of voluntarily recalling its Food Lion Bake Shop brand PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES because the cookies have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled cookies contain peanut butter supplied by Peanut Corporation of America which is the subject of an investigation concerning recent Salmonella outbreaks. No illnesses have been reported in...

2009-01-07 13:34:00

Readers Give Seal of Approval on Products and Services That Make Moms' Lives Better Make Your Opinion Heard, Spread the Word of Mom NEW YORK, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Cookie, the lifestyle magazine for the modern mom, unveiled in its February issue, on newsstands today, the winners of its new Readers' Choice Awards called "Word of Mom," designed to recognize and award the products and services that make moms' lives better. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090107/NY56414LOGO )...

2008-12-15 11:02:51

A 16-year-old Girl Scout in Dearborn, Mich., says she is determined to shatter the record for the most Girl Scout cookies sold by a single member. Jennifer Sharpe, who already holds the record for most cookies sold in a single sales season, said she hopes to reach the cumulative 60,000-box record during her current junior year of high school, The Detroit News said Monday. The teenager, who sold 17,328 boxes of Girl Scout cookies last year to set the sales record, figures a strong junior year...

2008-12-15 07:25:00

BAYSHORE, N.Y., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Long Island-based Nutritious Creations (http://www.smartsnacks.com) has introduced the Hybrid Cookie(TM) comprising a line of new chip-like cookies taking the healthy snacker by complete delicious surprise. The Hybrid Cookie, which utilizes the irresistible crispy taste that comes with baking a snack and the health benefits of puffing, won't leave the snacker feeling guilty. The cookie-chips are only two points on the Weight Watchers(TM) diet...

2008-12-03 09:48:00

Add Fresh Ginger Flavor with Gourmet Garden(TM) for a Taste of the Holidays NEW YORK, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The taste and smell of ginger is enough to put anyone in the holiday spirit. With its combination of sweetness and spice, ginger is the perfect flavor to lift any holiday treat. While ginger can sometimes be difficult to skin and slice, Gourmet Garden(TM) makes a range of squeezable fresh herbs and spices, including ginger, that do all the hard work for you. With no waste, multiple...

2008-11-11 12:00:18

Bakers at Arnott's in Australia have been delighting consumers "Down Under" for over 40 years with Tim Tam(TM), an iconic Australian 'biscuit' that takes the sweet life from ordinary to Aus-some! Pepperidge Farm, sister company of Arnott's, is introducing this decadent favorite to Americans beginning this November to tempt, tantalize and delight, layer by layer. Both Pepperidge Farm and Arnott's are subsidiaries of Campbell Soup Company. "In keeping with the tradition of our founder,...

2008-10-04 18:00:16

By JAYNE HOWARTH Jacqueline Wilson has the knack of getting under children's skin, writing about subjects that are meaningful to them - or that they can empathise with. In her latest book, Cookie, she tackles bullying in a very direct and upfront way. Beauty is unfortunately named: she is, really, quite dumpy and plain. It's bad enough that the girls at her private school torment her, calling her Ugly, but her father is nasty, too. She hides away, takes solace in a toddler's TV...

2008-10-01 09:00:32

By THERESA CURRY By Theresa Curry Correspondent Eleanor Porambo has fit more into her lifetime than a city block full of most people. At the Norfolk Airport Hilton , staff members know her as "Miss Ellie," a sweet woman who brings homemade cakes, brownies and fudge to share with everyone. Porambo, 75, is a "journey ambassador." She welcomes guests and answers questions about the hotel's accommodations with friendly concern. She's tougher, though, than anyone might imagine. She's...

2008-09-26 06:00:26

US-based supermarket operator Giant Food has announced a voluntary recall of Grandma Taylor's Gourmet Dipping cookies sold in Giant's Bakeshop as the items could contain nut allergens that are not declared on the labels. The products were manufactured on a line that contains various nuts. All affected products were removed from store shelves. The products affected by the recall are Grandma Taylor's Gourmet Dipping cookies (Mundel Bread) eight ounce - Cinnamon Walnut, Cinnamon Raisin,...

2008-09-24 18:00:19

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- A new poll of dads, conducted jointly by Cookie, the lifestyle magazine for the modern mom, and AOL Health, http://www.aolhealth.com/, reveals that 32 percent of dads report having had an affair since having children. A majority of men, 60 percent, get their thrills in cyberspace by viewing internet porn. The survey, entitled "Sex and the American Dad," polled a nationwide group of more than 60,000 fathers with at least one child. The poll was conducted...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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