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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...

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...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.