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2010-04-05 08:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Every holiday has its must-bake traditional favorites, but if you're looking for a fresh new favorite for your Spring celebrations, Gold Medal Flour has the perfect answer: the Scratch Bakers' Club, an online community with recipes, message boards, how-to videos and baking advice from baking expert and author of The Cake Bible, Rose Levy Beranbaum. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2010-03-30 16:28:00

HOUSTON, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Bessilyn Piazza's sandtart cookies are out of this world--or soon will be. Recently approved to hitch a ride on the Space Shuttle Discovery (scheduled for an April 5 launch), Mrs. Piazza's cookies are headed to the International Space Station. The melt-in-your-mouth cookies have been enjoyed by patrons of Bessilyn's restaurant, The Italian Cafe in Seabrook, for over 20 years. But when one customer requested a batch of cookies for special delivery, NASA...

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2010-03-29 09:34:46

Delicious new cakes and frostings may someday contain less fat and fewer calories, thanks to work by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists such as Mukti Singh. She's based at the ARS National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research (NCAUR) in Peoria, Ill. In experiments at her Peoria laboratory, Singh is formulating low-fat cake mixes and frostings with Fanteskâ“ž¢"”microdroplets of trans-fat-free cooking oil, encapsulated in cornstarch or...

2010-03-23 08:00:00

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- From carpool chauffeur to breadwinner, breadbaker to PTA president, moms deliver outstanding performances every day. But when was the last time busy moms received thanks and recognition for their selfless efforts? The makers of Edwards® frozen desserts want to recognize and reward moms who deserve a little extra "me time" through the first-ever "Edwards Goes To"(TM) contest. From now through April 23, 2010, dessert-loving...

2010-03-03 07:35:00

LOS ANGELES, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Mikawaya USA today announced the winners of the Mochi Ice Cream video contest. First place goes to Marco DeCapite, father of tiny tot Mia DeCapite, whose adorable, Mochi-muffled performance won 5,770 votes. Second place goes to Rose Sok with 3,828 votes for her whimsical, self-proclaimed "One and Only Mochi Commercial in America." "The Mochi video contest was an exciting promotion that encouraged Mochi lovers to explore their creative side via Mochi...

2010-02-17 13:23:00

MIAMI, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania-based dessert company Sweet Street Desserts will introduce its lusciousness to Miami Beach during the 2010 South Beach Wine & Food Festival, February 25-28. The highly anticipated annual festival which attracts foodies and wine connoisseurs from around the world will get a soul-satisfying experience as attendees sample Sweet Streets' luscious dessert line in South Florida. Sweet Street Desserts has become the world renowned foodservice...

2010-02-17 07:35:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Moms who are searching for a nutritious and wholesome snack can now add Dan-o-nino(TM) to their shopping lists. The Dannon Company, Inc. announced today that Dan-o-nino, which previously had been successfully sold only in select test markets, will be available in food stores nationwide beginning in January. Recommended for children ages 2 to 4, this creamy and smooth dairy snack comes in a 1.76 oz serving and delivers ounce per ounce two times...

2010-02-11 08:00:00

CANTON, Mass., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Baskin-Robbins, America's favorite neighborhood ice cream shop, announced today that it has awarded its advertising account to 22squared. Kirshenbaum, Bond, Senecal + Partners; Ogilvy & Mather; and Merkley + Partners also made final presentations. Pile and Company managed the review. "As Irv Robbins used to say 'We don't just sell ice cream. We sell fun,'" said Dave Nagel, Director of Brand Excitement for Baskin-Robbins. "We are absolutely...

2010-01-08 10:10:00

CANTON, Mass., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Baskin-Robbins, America's favorite neighborhood ice cream shop, is ringing in the New Year with an expanded line-up of BRight Choices(TM) treats. BRight Choices are better-for-you light ice cream options including fat free, dairy free, no sugar added and light ice cream. Just in time for New Year's resolutions, BRight Choices flavors have all the great taste and quality customers expect from Baskin-Robbins but with less guilt. The new BRight Choices...

2009-12-28 12:30:00

BOISE, Idaho, Dec. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The research shows, we're an increasingly obese nation. It's no surprise then, battling the bulge becomes a main priority for those setting New Year resolutions (number three according to about.com). Experts preach to win the weight war; individuals must be prepared to make lifestyle changes starting with the types of foods they eat. This year, Matterhorn and Crystal Light offer two ways to indulge while working off and managing weight - Crystal Light...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.