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2014-08-26 08:27:00

Enter the Ultimate Bro Snack Sweepstakes to Win a Consultation with Expert Rich Gannon; Jeff Saturday Shares Easy Snacking Tips to Stay in Shape All Season MODESTO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With football season around the corner, watching games with good friends and good food is essential, and healthy snacking during the game is easier than ever. To celebrate the start of the season, California Almonds has teamed up with retired NFL players Jeff Saturday and Rich Gannon...

2014-08-25 23:11:22

Product Innovation Ltd (PI), the inventors of the Propane GasGenie electronic propane gauge share a new BBQ recipe. Princeton, New Jersey (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Labor day is well known as one of the biggest days for people who like to BBQ. But what to grill is almost as big a question. Many will choose the standard of burgers or hotdogs etc. But for those people who want to try something a little different PI has invented and tested a recipe for pork steaks. And they suggest that it is...

2014-08-25 23:10:31

U.S. consumers are eating traditional snack foods, particularly snacks with a perceived health benefit, in between and at meals, and this behavior will drive the growth of snack foods eaten at main meals over next five years, reports The NPD Group, a leading global information company. Chicago (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 U.S. consumers are eating traditional snack foods, particularly snacks with a perceived health benefit, in between and at meals, and this behavior will drive the growth of...

2014-08-25 23:05:51

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "Low-calorie Food Market: Global Forecast, Share, Size, Growth and Industry Analysis 2014 - 2019" report to their offering. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) “Low-calorie Food Market, Global Forecast, Market Share, Size, Growth and Industry Analysis, 2014 - 2019,” the global low-calorie...

2014-08-25 23:04:21

Health and fitness retreat shares how proper nutrition can improve emotional wellness. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 A recent study of women conducted by Ohio State University concluded that there is a noteworthy link between stress and weight gain when stressed out individuals consume high-fat meals. In response, San Diego health and fitness retreat VeraVia has released a list of foods that can promote overall health while actively lowering stress levels. “Stress is a part of...

2014-08-25 23:03:15

Local Wineries and Restaurants will host Wine and Food Tasting Reception, Celebrating California Wine Month along the Madera Wine Trail as reported by the Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau. Madera, California (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Local Wineries and Restaurants will host Wine and Food Tasting Reception, Celebrating California Wine Month “California Wine Month Reception & Wine Tasting” September 12, 2014 – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. San Joaquin Wine Company The Madera Vintners Association...

2014-08-25 23:02:52

Savory Spice & Co. is opening its first location in northern Seattle on September 6th in Alderwood Mall. Local owner Alisa Inouye and her sister Erica Myers are excited to share their passion for spices and cooking with the Seattle area community. Lynnwood, WA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 “Seattle is a wonderful place to open up our Savory Spice & Co. shop as this market is a rich confluence of culinary flavors and styles,” said Alisa Inouye, Alderwood Savory Spice & Co. owner....

2014-08-25 23:01:33

Employees from Omega Protein Corporation’s Reedville, Virginia facility partnered with Northern Neck Food Bank over the weekend, gleaning nearly three tons of produce from local farms to help feed those in need. It’s a valued community service for the Eastern Virginia food pantry network, where access to fresh, nutritious produce is often rare for regional residents living at or below the poverty line. Reedville, VA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 On Saturday, Omega Protein employees teamed...

2014-08-25 20:21:01

DJ Mustard to Join Journalist & Host Elliott Wilson for Los Angeles Debut of the Celebrated Interview Event & Online Series, Presented by vitaminwater® NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Electus Digital announced today that live interview series CRWN will return to WatchLOUD.com, beginning this week. Produced by WatchLOUD together with Shady Films and NUE Agency, CRWN pairs the biggest names in hip-hop with long-time music journalist Elliott Wilson for an intimate conversation...

2014-08-25 16:21:22

WACO, Texas, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Baylor University's new football stadium makes its debut in late August, not only will the views and football be fabulous, so will the food. Baylor University Athletics chose FUEL by SAVOR U as its official foodservice provider for the new football stadium and other on-campus athletic venues. The university division of SAVOR..., SAVOR U, was selected for its fresh ideas and a commitment to sustainable operations that embrace local...


Latest Food and drink Reference Libraries

Iberian Pig
2014-08-13 11:40:37

The Iberian pig, also known as the black Iberian pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated on the Iberian Peninsula in areas including Spain and Portugal. It is thought that this breed can be traced back to the Neolithic era, when animal domestication first began, but the most accepted theory pertaining to the origin of this breed states that domesticated pigs were brought over by the Phoenicians and allowed to breed with wild boars, producing what is thought to be the ancestors of the...

Orang Pendek
2014-02-15 11:08:00

The Orang Pendek is an ape-like cryptid claimed to inhabit the mountain forests of Sumatra. It has been seen and documented by local tribes, villagers, scientists and travelers for over 100 years. Although sightings have been throughout Sumatra, recent reports occur within the borders of the Kerinci Seblat National Park in Central Sumatra. The park is just south of the equator in the Bukit Barisan mountain range featuring remote rainforests. There are no photographs of the Orang Pendek,...

Custurd Apple,  Annona squamosa
2014-02-15 09:31:56

Annona squamosa is a large shrub/small tree speices. The plant belongs to the Annonaceae family. A. squamosa is one of the most widely cultivated plants in the family. Annona squamosa plants may grow anywhere from 9 to 26 feet tall, its tree or shrub classification is dependent on the plants size in height. It has many branches that may be broad, open crown or spreading. The species produces an edible fruit that may be referred to as “sugar apple”. The plant is relatively easy to...

Black Pepper, Piper nigrum
2014-02-15 08:34:58

Piper nigrum is a flowering vine species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as Black Pepper. The species belongs to the Piperaceae family. It is indigenous to south India; however the plant is widely cultivated worldwide. The fruit, often referred to as its drupe, is sought after and dried. The spice or seasoning is used as the common, table black pepper. To date, Vietnam produces the largest amount of pepper, exporting 34% of the entire world’s pepper supply. P. nigrum may be...

Boldo, Peumus boldus
2014-02-15 08:05:25

Peumus boldus is a tree in the Monimiaceae family. It is the only species in the genus Peumus. It is commonly referred to as Boldo. P. boldus has green leaves with a strong woody and slightly bitter flavor. They are used in Latin America for culinary purposes. Although not widely known, the species’ small green fruits are nutritious and apparently have a pleasant flavor. Its flavor comes primarily from the chemical ascaridole. In some areas, P. boldus is mixed with yerba mate or other...

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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.'
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