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2009-11-04 07:40:49

New study provides vital information for commercial pecan operations Pecan, the most valuable nut tree native to North America, is native from northern Illinois and southeastern Iowa to the Gulf Coast of the United States, where it grows abundantly along the Mississippi River, the rivers of central and eastern Oklahoma, and Texas. Popularity and consumer demand for pecans has increased the cultivation of pecan trees to other areas, while commercial production has expanded into many regions of...

2009-10-30 14:01:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- This week at the Obesity Society 27th Annual Meeting, new data was presented showing that adolescents deemed "vegetable resistant," who don't eat vegetables at all, significantly increased both the amount and variety of vegetables they ate when they were served with one of America's favorite foods -- peanut butter. Raw carrots, celery, and broccoli were provided either with or without peanut butter for dipping and those not provided peanut butter, did not...

2009-10-27 16:27:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- New data presented at the Obesity Society 27th Annual Meeting, shows that overweight adolescents ate fewer times per day and were not as hungry when they were taught how to make healthier food choices and snack on a nutrient-rich, satiating snack of peanuts or peanut butter. These changes were also related to reduced weights at six months. This study group, which received nutrition education, a snack intervention, and physical activity, experienced these...

2009-10-22 08:00:00

LEBANON, Tenn., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® will take an important step forward with its music merchandising program with the introduction of The Alan Jackson Collection, a 40+ piece assortment of lifestyle items created in conjunction with megastar Alan Jackson and available only at Cracker Barrel beginning November 2. The popular restaurant and retail concept has been growing its business as a non-traditional music retailer since 2003,...

2009-09-08 17:19:00

LEBANON, Tenn., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, Cracker Barrel will offer an exclusive new version of the Zac Brown Band's CD The Foundation. In addition to the band's two #1 songs, "Chicken Fried" and "Whatever It Is," the album will feature live versions of "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down," "I Lost It" and "I Shall Be Released." "Working with Cracker Barrel on this project makes for a good fit because they understand the importance of good music and good food," says Zac...

2009-09-03 12:02:00

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- What was once a simple food pairing deeply rooted in the South, Shrimp & Grits has become a menu-must for exclusive restaurants across the country. The only event in the country dedicated to this quintessential Southern dish kicks off Sept 18: "Shrimp & Grits: The Wild Georgia Shrimp Festival." Set in the Jekyll Island Club Hotel's landmark historic district, the popular festival boasts amateur and professional cooking competitions,...

2009-09-02 09:00:00

LEBANON, Tenn., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As Cracker Barrel Old Country Store(R) observes its 40th anniversary of offering up such dishes as meatloaf and chicken fried chicken, the popular family restaurant chain is pleased to join forces with an artist whose career is now taking off, in part because of the popularity of his song, Chicken Fried! On September 7th, Cracker Barrel will offer an exclusive new version of the Zac Brown Band's CD The Foundation. In addition to featuring...

2009-09-01 19:56:00

LEBANON, Tenn., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- George Jones won't be playing possum this month. Country music's living legend will be easy to spot as he launches a media tour in support of his latest release which went on sale this week. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090518/NY17634LOGO ) A Collection Of My Best Recollection contains 10 of George's most memorable hits plus 2 previously unreleased songs, "I Don't Want To Know" and "I'm A Long Gone Daddy." Jones is set to...

2009-08-30 23:44:32

More U.S. schools are banning peanut butter for school lunches because some children have allergies but a registered dietitian says there are alternatives. Joyce Barnett, a registered dietitian and assistant professor of clinical nutrition at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, says there are tasty alternatives to peanut butter. Spreads made from other nuts or seeds provide a nutritious alternative to peanut butter, Barnett says in a statement. Barnett recommends...

2009-08-17 11:17:00

LEBANON, Tenn., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- It took forty years to bring them together, but now a country music legend is joining forces with a leading restaurant for good country cookin' to offer up some songs that really cook! George Jones had already hit the country music charts and won several big awards by 1969, the year that Cracker Barrel Old Country Store(R) opened the doors of its very first location. And to help celebrate Cracker Barrel's 40th year anniversary, George's...


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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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