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2008-09-21 03:00:22

By Anonymous Ask any mom and she'll tell you that milk has inherent health properties. Beverage companies are taking that healthful base and adding functionality with products designed to appeal to kids and adults alike. As consumer comprehension of omega-3 fatty acids, probiotics and plant sterols has grown, beverage companies have found dairy drinks to be an ideal way to incorporate those ingredients. One of the newest ways U.S. consumers are using dairy is the nutrition "shot" format....

2008-09-08 21:00:20

By Michael Casey SURABAYA, Indonesia - With the dollar a day he earns scrounging for scrap metal and paper, Jumadi can't buy his family beef or even chicken. But until now, the rail-thin scavenger could at least afford soy. His wife and two children snacked on slabs of fried fermented soy, known as tempeh, and tossed the cake-like staple into bland bowls of noodles and soup. The soy provided protein, and it was cheap. Not any more. The cost of tempeh and tofu has doubled to record...

2008-09-08 18:00:27

By Michael Casey SURABAYA, Indonesia - With the dollar a day he earns scrounging for scrap metal and paper, Jumadi can't buy his family beef or even chicken. But until now, the rail-thin scavenger could at least afford soy. His wife and two children snacked on slabs of fried fermented soy, known as tempeh, and tossed the cake-like staple into bland bowls of noodles and soup. The soy provided protein, and it was cheap. Not any more. The cost of tempeh and tofu has doubled to record...

2008-08-31 09:00:19

By MARTHA STEWART By Martha Stewart Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Why does baking often seem more difficult in summertime? When it's hot outside, chances are it's hot in your kitchen, too. This spike in the mercury can wreak all sorts of havoc on baking. Ingredients such as butter and chocolate chips can melt prematurely and combine poorly with other ingredients. Softened dough spreads on baking sheets, resulting in flat, ill-formed cookies. Pie crusts are more difficult to shape...

2008-08-14 18:00:31

MORTON GROVE, Ill., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lifeway Foods, Inc., , makers of a nutritious, probiotic dairy beverage called kefir, announced today for the second quarter ended June 30, 2008, sales increased 19% to approximately $11,523,500 from $9,715,000 during the same period a year ago. This increase in sales was driven by another strong sales increase of Lifeway's kefir and ProBugs(R). Second quarter 2008 gross profit virtually unchanged to $3,872,569 from $3,829,076 during...

2008-08-04 09:00:31

By Martha Stewart New York Times Special Features Dear Martha: Why does baking often seem more difficult in summertime? A: When it's hot outside, chances are it's hot in your kitchen, too. This spike in the mercury can wreak all sorts of havoc on baking. Ingredients such as butter and chocolate chips can melt prematurely and combine poorly with other ingredients. Softened dough spreads out on baking sheets, resulting in flat, ill-formed cookies. Pie crusts are more difficult to shape and...

2008-07-29 18:00:42

By Paige Phelps, The Dallas Morning News Jul. 29--Vinegar of the four thieves sounds like a summer blockbuster starring Hollywood's latest hunk. In fact it's far from it, as DeSoto mom Christine Stewart found out. "I began to search for the strongest, all-natural, nontoxic cleaner available," writes Mrs. Stewart on her Web site, "and I soon found information about Vinegar of the Four Thieves." According to one version of the legend, she explains, the vinegar was used for protection...

2008-07-09 18:00:25

MORTON GROVE, Ill., July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lifeway Foods, Inc., , makers of a nutritious, probiotic dairy beverage called kefir, announced today for the second quarter ended June 30, 2008, total consolidated sales increased 19% to approximately $11,522,000 from $9,715,000 during the same period a year ago. Julie Smolyansky, Lifeway's CEO, commented, "The second quarter 2008 was another outstanding quarter for Lifeway Foods. Even though we had several weeks where we were not able...

2008-07-08 09:00:46

Lifeway Foods, a manufacturer of kefir and a provider of other natural and organic dairy products, has announced that it is franchising its Starfruit kefir boutique cafe. According to the company, the new retail concept debuted in April 2008 in Chicago and serves as a prototype for its national franchise program. The shop offers several flavors of frozen kefir with over 20 toppings as well as customized kefir parfaits, and smoothie-style kefir drinks. Julie Smolyansky, president and CEO...

2008-07-07 15:00:35

By The Yomiuri Shimbun Jul. 4--TOKYO -- In Maumee Plain in Ohio, in the Corn Belt of the U.S. Midwest, Jeff Goetz pointed to a vast field of soybeans stretching out before him. "Until last year, non-genetically modified soybeans were grown here," said Goetz, marketing director of The Andersons Inc., an Ohio-based company that collects and sells grain. "But since the beginning of this year, genetically modified soybeans have replaced ordinary soybeans." This change in crops grown in...


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Sea Pineapple, Halocynthia roretzi
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Sea Pineapple (Halocynthia roretzi) is an edible species of tunicate. It is known as the Meongge in Korea and the Hoya or Maboya in Japan. This creature lives in shallow water, usually attached to rocks and artificial substrate. It is adapted to cold water temperatures between 36 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit, but prefer temperatures close to 54 degrees F. This creature is known for both its peculiar appearance, described by journalist Nick Tosches as “something that could exist only in...

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