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2008-09-30 18:01:04

By KEVIN TURNER Mandarin resident Gretchen Brennock was at her local grocery store last week, buying pulled pork and sirloin steaks with bleu cheese butter. But what made her visit different than that of a typical shopper was that she was picking up six prepared meals to freeze for evenings when she's crunched for time between soccer practices and volunteer work. She said buying the pre-made dinners through the Publix Aprons "make-ahead meals" program, which is available in...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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