Quantcast

Latest Flour Stories

2012-12-23 05:01:43

Just in time for the holidays, Jean Duane, Alternative Cook posts a video on how to make delicious gluten and dairy free tamales on You Tube. Centennial, CO (PRWEB) December 22, 2012 A new video entitled “World´s Best Tamales Gluten Free Vegan” is available on the Alternative Cook Channel on You Tube to show step-by-step how to make them. Tamales are a traditional holiday food and now those with Celiac disease, gluten intolerance and Autism can enjoy this festive food....

2012-12-19 05:03:59

More Americans are concerned with the dangers of gluten in their diet, so Bell & Evans, makers of The Excellent Chicken, offers these excellent tips for a gluten-free holiday. Fredericksburg, PA (PRWEB) December 18, 2012 As more restaurants across the country are striving to accommodate a growing number of Americans with gluten and wheat allergies, Bell & Evans continues to lead the market with a complete line of entrees and snacks that ensure great tasting, gluten-free foods are...

2012-03-26 23:02:09

Eating nutritious food is important for people on a gluten-free diet to maintain good health. Carol Fenster, author of 10 gluten-free cookbooks, offers a guide to choosing the most nutrient-dense options while still avoiding gluten, a protein in wheat that makes some people ill. Denver, CO (PRWEB) March 26, 2012 Eating nutritious food is important for people on a gluten-free diet to maintain good health. Carol Fenster, author of 10 gluten-free gluten-free cookbooks, offers tips for choosing...

2012-02-15 23:10:09

With expanded industrial-scale production of nanomaterials fast approaching, scientists are reporting indications that dust generated during processing of nanomaterials may explode more easily than dust from wheat flour, cornstarch and most other common dust explosion hazards. Their article in ACS' journal Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research indicates that nanomaterial dust could explode due to a spark with only 1/30th the energy needed to ignite sugar dust – the cause of...

2011-12-20 18:20:26

Festive cookies, served at year-end holiday gatherings, may in the future be made with a larger proportion of whole-grain flour instead of familiar, highly refined white flour. That's a goal of ongoing studies by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists in Wooster, Ohio. A study by scientists with the USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Soft Wheat Quality Research Unit in Wooster was published earlier this year in Crop Science. The research may help plant breeders zero in on...

CDC Links Raw Flour to 2009 E. Coli Outbreak
2011-12-10 05:38:11

A 2009 E. coli outbreak that affected 77 people across 30 states may have been caused by raw flour that was an ingredient in ready-to-cook cookie dough, a new report published in the journal Clinical Infectious Disease has discovered. According to Jeannine Stein of the Los Angeles Times, the investigation, which was conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), involved analyzing records and interviewing patients who were infected by the disease-causing agent. The...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
Related