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2011-10-14 09:34:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking for a nutritious, affordable alternative to your favorite jar of USA-grown peanut butter because you heard prices may be increasing? Don't be so fast to switch, say registered dietitians. A combination of factors ? including rising energy prices and severe heat and drought throughout peanut growing regions this year ? are leading to a peanut crop that is smaller than last year's. As a result, some peanut butter manufacturers have recently...

2011-07-04 12:16:23

Virus-tested seeds proven to increase yields Sweetpotato is gaining popularity in the United States, where health-conscious consumers have created increased demand for the tasty, versatile food. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, per capita consumption of the crop increased over 24% from 1998-2008 and the value of the U.S. sweetpotato crop in 2009 exceeded $400 million. Production costs for sweetpotato crops are high, requiring that commercial growers optimize their production...

2011-06-27 09:00:00

HealthyWomen Reveals the Top 5 List RED BANK, N.J., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It seems harmless enough. A scoop here, a nibble there, a handful of this and a few of those. But if you're trying to stay healthy this Fourth of July weekend, the average summer barbecue can leave you feeling less than celebratory. With an estimated 76 million Americans who say they participated in a barbecue during the last year, that's a lot of potentially calorie-laden eating. However,...

2011-06-21 21:35:00

Scientists from Clemson University and the USDA Agricultural Research Service have developed a new variety of not-so-sweet potato, called Liberty. Known as a boniato, or tropical sweet potato, Liberty has a dark red skin and light yellow, dry flesh with a bland flavor. Boniato potatoes originated in the tropical Americas and are grown in south Florida in the United States. They can be served fried, mashed or in soup. "We developed Liberty because other boniato varieties are susceptible to...

2011-06-21 11:48:00

EFFINGHAM, S.C., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives from Margaret Holmes today announced a 'Best Southern Summer Dishes' recipe contest, which will run through September 6, 2011. Recipes can combine any of the Margaret Holmes label products, including their southern classics such as collard greens, butter peas, tomatoes okra and corn, and yellow squash; and seasoned vegetables including mix greens, field peas and snaps, and Italian green beans; southern peaches, and Peanut Patch...

2011-06-09 10:00:00

CANTON, Ga., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Peanut Growers challenged consumers to lose the loaf in its second annual "PB my way" recipe contest. Peanut butter lovers were called on to submit inspiring peanut butter entrees and help support hunger relief organization Feeding America. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2011-05-23 08:00:00

NEW YORK, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Living announces the launch of The Big Book of BBQ App for the iPad®. It will be available for $7.99 through July 4th and then $12.99 thereafter on the App Store. "This is the ultimate tool for BBQ fanatics and newbies alike," said Southern Living editor Lindsay Bierman. "No matter what kind of 'cue you're into, you'll find all the recipes and tips you need to wow the crowd every time." With Memorial Day around the...

2011-05-06 13:40:00

OWENSBORO, Ky., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Moonlite is no secret to lovers of burgoo and barbecue mutton, so it was just another day when NBC Sports called wanting them to cook Burgoo with Chef Bobby Flay for a Kentucky Derby Special. The Bosley Family has been cooking up Kentucky's traditional soup Burgoo at the Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn for four generations. The burgoo recipe became a discussion between Moonlite and Bobby Flay when he wished to put Lima Beans into the soup. While Bobby Flay...

2011-04-14 09:00:00

ATLANTA, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It's National Pecan Month and there's new evidence to suggest eating just a handful each day may help protect your heart. Findings from a research study, conducted at Loma Linda University in California, suggest pecans boost antioxidant levels in the body. This boost likely contributed to a drop in unhealthy cholesterol levels in the people who participated in the study. Testing conducted after the participants had eaten pecans showed that a...

2011-03-22 10:00:00

EFFINGHAM, S.C., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Margaret Holmes, a premier line of southern-inspired canned vegetables, recently introduced a new section on their website called 'Meal Solutions', which presents comprehensive, fun meal ideas and recipes featuring Margaret Holmes signature products. Located on the Margaret Holmes website, www.margaretholmes.com, you can now click on the Meal Solutions tab and access more than 20 meal ideas, to help inspire your inner chef or to provide a...


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Callinectes sapidus, or more familiarly known as the Blue Crab, is a crustacean inhabiting the waters of the western Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. Maryland advertises the species as its State Crustacean and consequently, it is the subject of an extensive fishery there. The Blue Crab is particularly aggressive and complicated to handle safely. It is hostile and known to react at any movement they determine a threat. The western edge of the Atlantic Ocean from Nova Scotia to...

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