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2010-08-16 14:53:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- With all of us busier than ever, it is important to find easy ways to eat nutritious foods that provide lasting energy. With this in mind, the National Peanut Board (NPB) has launched the Peanuts: Energy for the Good Life® iPhone® app. The free app offers recipes, snack suggestions and a five-minute mindfulness meditation exercise with Stephan Bodian, author of Meditation for Dummies® -- tools to help...

2010-07-13 09:45:00

ROSEMONT, Ill., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Foodservice, one of the nation's largest food distributors, is gearing up for the grilling season by providing restaurants with tips on how to make their grill and business sizzle. Restaurant operators can visit foodsight(TM)(www.usfoodsight.com) to learn new ways to incorporate pork and poultry into their menu through helpful articles and recipes, and by viewing videos of cooking demonstrations. "Restaurant operators need to keep up with...

2010-06-17 07:20:00

NEW YORK, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Groupable, a leading social media platform that enables brand advertisers to connect with targeted communities, today announced its list of the most active and influential dad-related groups. This year's list focuses on groups involved with one of the most traditional Father's Day activities - the backyard barbecue. Its Top 10 list ranks BBQ groups who are among the most engaged within their socio-demographic target and who have the greatest potential to...

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2010-06-09 10:31:24

Study suggests pecans may delay progression of motor neuron degeneration Eating about a handful of pecans each day may play a role in protecting the nervous system, according to a new animal study published in the current issue of Current Topics in Nutraceutical Research. The study, conducted at the Center for Cellular Neurobiology at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, suggests adding pecans to your diet may delay the progression of age-related motor neuron degeneration. This may include...

2010-05-13 13:00:00

ATLANTA, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- American consumers agree that not only does a PB&J taste great, the classic American staple also ranks as the number one sandwich for providing lasting energy, according to the National Peanut Board's (NPB) latest Consumer Attitudes Tracking Study, an independent national survey. It's also clear from the study that Americans don't like to be without this favorite food as 90 percent of all respondents reported having at least one jar of peanut butter in...

2010-05-12 09:14:00

GREENDALE, Wis., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- On newsstands May 25, 2010 -- Perk up that picnic, add fire to those backyard barbecues and campouts, and savor all the flavors of summer with the July 2010 issue of Taste of Home. 'Tis the season to get outside, so uncover that grill and start the coals, rediscover that long-forgotten ice cream maker, and start enjoying any of the 148 hassle-free recipes and tips - a summertime parade of real food from real home cooks guaranteed to make every meal...

2010-05-06 08:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- It was a proud day for the California Raisin Marketing Board and for Andrea Spring of Bradenton, Fla., as the restaurant owner took Best of Show in the professional division of the 16th Annual American Pie Council® (APC)/ Crisco® 2010 National Pie Championships® for her Chocolate Raisin Walnut Pie. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100506/CG00176-a) (Photo:...

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2010-04-16 09:50:00

Texas program found effective in augmenting pecan sales Pecans are the only nut native to the U.S. grown on a commercial scale. These popular nuts are "alternate" or "biennial bearers", a trait that leads to yearly production and quality fluctuations. The annual instability in crop supply and quality can cause major problems for growers seeking to develop and maintain consistent pecan supplies in response to domestic and foreign market demand. To help growers address challenges related to...

2009-12-22 11:14:00

MOBILE, Ala., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue moons are rare, but a 600-lb MoonPie is even more so. The City of Mobile, Alabama will be bringing the two together when the blue moon lunar occurrence happens during the city's "MoonPie Over Mobile" New Year's Eve celebration on December 31 in Cooper Riverside Park. A blue moon is defined as the second full moon in a calendar month and is a comparatively rare event. Revelers in Mobile, Alabama, the birthplace of Mardi Gras, buy more than 4...

2009-11-19 08:01:00

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Chattanooga Bakery, Inc., maker of the iconic MoonPie brand marshmallow sandwich, announces the introduction of MoonPie Crunch Mint, scheduled for first shipment in November 2009. Chattanooga Bakery also announces the unveiling of its newly-designed web site (www.moonpie.com) which, among other things, will allow consumers to order the new MoonPie Crunch Mint products as well as the full array of other MoonPie products. (Photo:...


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2009-03-27 18:08:12

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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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'