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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...

2008-09-22 00:00:14

By Rozana sani HARI Raya cookies have always been in Rozita Abdul Kader's blood. Her late mother was known for making the home-made delights, and the skill has since been passed on to her. With encouragement from close friends, Rozita has for some 12 years produced cookies and conducted baking classes from her base in Klang, Selangor. Initially, she sold her products to friends, colleagues and those who attended her baking classes, which were either held at her house or the students'...

2008-09-17 18:00:18

By Heather McPherson We can waste money simply by not storing food properly. The July issue of ShopSmart, a sister publication of Consumer Reports, has tips for storing hard-to-keep foods. Here are five staples that need some TLC: Cheese ShopSmart found conflicting advice. Fancy shops advise storing in porous wraps so cheese can breathe. The dairy pros say to take a tip from how supermarket cheeses are packaged and keep cheese airtight, which will prevent mold. ShopSmart's advice: Wrap...

2008-09-13 03:00:20

By Smith, Melissa Diane Here's how to get an "A" in giving your kids the foods they need for a healthy start to the school year It's back-to-School time again-time to make the grade by providing safe, enjoyable lunches and after-school snacks for your kids. It's a tall order to make food that your kids will not only actually like, but also is nutritious enough to maximize their learning potential. It can be even more of a challenge to make food that's completely gluten- free. Here's a...

2008-08-25 09:01:19

ATLANTA, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Great American Cookies is proud to present an even easier way for customers to enjoy signature cookie cakes year round - the newly added online cookie cake ordering system. This simple and straightforward method of placing orders will save customers time by offering the option of ordering cakes from their home or office. Once orders have been placed, customers can pop over to any participating Great American Cookies location and pick up the perfect...

2008-07-29 18:00:39

Marcelita's Cookies, a family business that makes and distributes Hispanic Gourmet Cookies, today announced the availability of an online Corporate Gift Program to thank customers for their business. According to Packaged Facts, in its 2007 report 'Food Gifting in the U.S.', food corporate gifts represented about one third, or $2.5 billion, of the overall corporate gift market. Based in Minneapolis, Marcelita's Cookies are a tasteful blend of two family cultures from Minnesota and...

2008-07-20 15:00:24

Donna Summer says she approached her summer tour like a chocolate- chip cookie. The 59-year-old singer said that for the first time, she is incorporating all the music from a new album and most of her hits into the show. In the past, she has used just a few new songs but never all of them. "I tried to put them in in a way that they still get the oldies mixed in, so that every few minutes it's like a familiar taste," she told AP Radio in a recent phone interview. See the tour dates online at...

2008-07-17 18:00:37

By LIZ VAN HOOSER I love The New York Times food section, but I have to admit I rarely try the featured dishes. Often, they call for expensive or hard-to-find ingredients or techniques beyond my know-how. And although I'm a foodie -- as in I really like great food -- I prefer to cook simply and cheaply. So I was pleased to see last week that the paper saw fit to print a story on a venerable American staple: the chocolate chip cookie. Reporter David Leite digs up the story of the cookie,...

2008-07-17 03:00:38

By Edward M. Eveld, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jul. 17--Andee Hindery is creating her own lemonade-out-of-lemons life. Hindery, a 28-year-old Kansas Citian, suffered with food allergies so bad they were debilitating. Her answer: cookies and cupcakes. Sick for years, Hindery recovered after finally getting a proper diagnosis. She taught herself to cook and bake without dairy products or gluten, a protein in wheat and other grains. Her favorite challenge: making sweets. At first the...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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