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2014-04-08 23:31:20

Wrenwane Adds a New Set of Stainless Steel Measuring Spoons to their Range of Popular Kitchen Utensils and Gadgets (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Wrenwane are pleased to announce the addition of a new product to their range of kitchen utensils and gadgets. The product in question is the Wrenwane measuring spoons set (http://wrenwane.com/measuring-spoons/) which is something that has been designed to make the lives of those who cook or home bake on a regular basis a whole lot simpler. The set...

2014-03-13 23:01:47

King Kullen offers tips on how to best celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Bethpage, NY (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 This St. Patrick’s Day, King Kullen is ready to help their customers have the best holiday possible by offering tips on throwing a great party and sharing recipes that guests are sure to enjoy. With King Kullen’s help, the luck of the Irish is sure to be on every party-thrower’s side. Step one: Look the part. It’s not St. Patrick’s Day without the color green! Start with a...

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2010-07-14 09:25:00

Study shows significant variations in spoon capacity Medical experts have warned parents that using domestic spoons to dispense children's medicine could lead to overdoses after discovering that some hold two to three times as much as others. The study in the August issue of IJCP, the International Journal of Clinical Practice, looked at 71 teaspoons and 49 tablespoons collected from 25 households in Attica, Greece. It found that the capacity of the teaspoons ranged from 2.5ml to 7.3ml, with...

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2010-01-05 10:40:00

Cornell study shows we pour too little or too much medicine, depending on spoon size A new study published in the Jan. 5 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine illustrates the dangers of using kitchen spoons to measure liquid medicine. Former cold and flu sufferers were asked to pour one teaspoon of nighttime flu medicine into kitchen spoons of differing sizes. Depending upon the size of the spoon, the 195 former patients poured an average of eight percent too little or 12 percent too much...

2009-05-05 18:14:08

A British shopper says she was asked to show proof she was older than 18 when she bought teaspoons and other picnic equipment at a supermarket. The receipt for her purchase was posted on nannyknowsbest.blogspot.com, a Web site devoted to undermining what founder Ken Frost calls the all-pervasive nanny state, The Daily Telegraph reported Tuesday. The shopper said a clerk at the Asda branch in Halifax in Yorkshire told her at least one killing had been committed with a teaspoon. The government...

2008-07-30 15:00:36

By Kathy Stephenson, The Salt Lake Tribune Jul. 30--The experience of having a skilled chef cook dinner right at your table is one of the main reasons diners love Japanese steak house restaurants. Besides the floor show, Louise Redmond also enjoys the simple iceberg lettuce salad with its unique ginger dressing. The chain restaurants we contacted would not share their secrets. But there are several versions of the dressing on the internet at www.astray.com. This recipe is...

2005-12-23 10:30:00

LONDON (Reuters) - Australian scientists have proved what is common knowledge to most people -- that teaspoons appear to have minds of their own. In a study at their own facility, a group of scientists from the Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health in Melbourne secretly numbered 70 teaspoons and tracked their movements over five months. Supporting their expectations, 80 percent of the spoons vanished during the period -- although those in private areas of the...

2005-12-22 19:15:00

LONDON -- Australian scientists have proved what is common knowledge to most people -- that teaspoons appear to have minds of their own. In a study at their own facility, a group of scientists from the Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health in Melbourne secretly numbered 70 teaspoons and tracked their movements over five months. Supporting their expectations, 80 percent of the spoons vanished during the period -- although those in private areas of the...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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