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2009-03-23 05:00:00

'SUNRISE IN THE LAND OF MILK & HONEY' IN STORES MAY 5 SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Alt-rock icons Cracker have signed with 429 Records and are preparing to unleash a collection of new songs, SUNRISE IN THE LAND OF MILK AND HONEY. Long-time Cracker co-horts David Lowery and Johnny Hickman have teamed up again with drummer Frank Funaro and bassist Sal Maida and along with stellar producer David Barbe (Drive By Truckers), have created a uniquely eclectic trove of new...

2009-03-10 12:32:00

LEBANON, Tenn., March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Lady Vols recently helped their coach accomplish a feat no coach, male or female, in history ever has -- her 1,000th win. To honor the Lady Vols achievement, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store(R) (Cracker Barrel) has developed an exclusive line of Lady Vols merchandise available only at Cracker Barrel locations in Tennessee. The Lady Vols have a long lineage of success and have proudly represented the state of Tennessee for decades. With...

2009-02-27 10:12:00

LEBANON, Tenn., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- She's an international star, a prolific songwriter, and a beloved philanthropist, but Dolly Parton is also just an old-fashioned Tennessee girl, and that's why Cracker Barrel Old Country Store(R) is pleased and proud to be the exclusive source of a new Collectors' Edition of Dolly's latest CD, Backwoods Barbie. The album will feature three new tracks that have never been heard before and are available only on this disc, and the CD will also feature...

2009-01-16 22:50:00

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kellogg Company today announced a voluntary recall of certain Austin(R) and Keebler(R) branded Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers and select snack-size packs of Famous Amos(R) Peanut Butter Cookies and Keebler(R) Soft Batch Homestyle Peanut Butter Cookies because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. No other products are involved in this recall. (Photo:...

2009-01-01 14:39:23

Residents of Mobile, Ala., received a special New Year's treat as a giant electronic Moon Pie was raised over the city to announce the start of 2009. Some city officials said they hope the giant Moon Pie will become an iconic New Year's tradition akin to the crystal ball that falls on New York's Times Square, The (Mobile) Press-Register reported Thursday. It just makes Mobile more unique, resident John Holcomb, 21, said as the Moon Pie was hoisted by a crane across the Mobile River from...

2008-12-28 13:19:10

Members of a California family say they saved an elderly woman from losing her life savings of $10,000 she had hidden in a box of crackers. The Rogoff family of Irvine found the $10,000 in a box of Annie's Sour Cream and Onion Cheddar Bunny crackers, The Orange County (Calif.) Register reported Sunday. Allie, Sandra, Max and their parents, Debra and Joe Rogoff counted out the $100 bills and took pictures of each other before calling police. We just thought, this is someone's money. We would...

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,...

2008-09-05 00:00:16

By Regis Behe Johnny Hickman readily admits that Cracker, the band he started 17 years ago with David Lowery, has exceeded his expectations. Formed after Camper Van Beethoven, the esteemed, influential independent band Lowery fronted, fell apart, Hickman wasn't sure what to expect. "I didn't think we'd be around this long," he says in advance of Cracker's gig Saturday at WYEP's Rock the Block in the South Side. "But I think we deserve to have been around this long, because we keep...

2008-08-13 15:00:41

Mary's Gone Crackers, makers of award-winning gourmet gluten-free foods, today announced the addition of Chief Financial Officer Paul Smith to the company's executive team. Smith's hire comes as part of the company's aggressive growth strategy slated for 2008, which included the earlier addition of executive and field level management positions. "We were originally looking to hire a controller, but when we realized Paul Smith was interested in joining our team as our CFO, it became a very...

2008-08-07 12:01:10

SECAUCUS, N.J., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Where Are the Tam Tam Crackers? Manischewitz(R) the leader in quality specialty foods, announces that the popular great tasting snack cracker that has been a mainstay in households across America for over 65 years, will return to local supermarkets starting this week! Tastier than ever, Tam Tams are available in 8 ounce boxes in such delicious flavors including Original, Garlic, Everything, Whole Grain Garden, Herb, Lightly Salted and No-Salt. They...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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