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2008-07-10 21:00:21

By Lydia Gehring I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday weekend! I can't believe July is here, but it brings great opportunities to share special events with family and friends. As you gather the basket, blanket, grill and cooler, I would like to remind you of the following tips from the United States Department of Agriculture to keep your food safe and your family healthy to enjoy the summer activities. When planning your grocery list, put the perishable items last to buy at the grocery...

2008-07-10 21:00:20

By Canan Tasci Staff Writer Mismatched socks, a hamburger hat, a balloon trick, sing-along songs and dancing were the keys to keeping The Happy Crowd's audience alive. The trio who make up The Happy Crowd recently performed at the 46th annual Summer Concert Series at Alma Hofman Park. The event is hosted by the city's Human Services Division. The free concert series kicked off June 24 with The Seville, performing music from the 1950s and '60s. The Happy Crowd moved and grooved...

2008-07-09 06:00:27

By Nancy Gilson, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 9--The next time you sit down to your family's evening meal of hamburgers, baked beans, carrots and celery, potato chips and maybe some milk or iced tea, take a minute to wonder what families in Chad, Egypt, Poland and Turkey are eating. You'll be fascinated, surprised and informed by the details in What the World Eats (Tricycle, $22.99, 160 pages, age 10 and older), adapted for a preteen and teen audience from the book Hungry Planet:...

2008-07-08 21:00:23

By Dawn House, The Salt Lake Tribune Jul. 8--There's not much time to prepare a home-cooked meal for Jennifer Herbert, who juggles a full-time real estate career and five children. Herbert regularly eats out, often with her husband and then as a family each week. She also meets clients at restaurants, and during the afternoon when she's driving her children to soccer games or music lessons, she stops at a fast-food drive-through for snacks. "My husband and I aren't big travelers and we...

2008-07-08 00:00:19

By Terry Kinney MORE INFO Consumers who have questions about the recall may contact Kroger toll-free at (800) 632-6900 or online at www.kroger.com/recalls. CINCINNATI - First it was the tomatoes. Now it's the beef. Fourth of July picnic tables are getting a careful look as familiar hamburgers are feared to be among the tainted ingredients in separate food-safety scares. On Wednesday, the Kroger Co. expanded its voluntary recall of some ground beef products to its stores in more than...

2008-07-04 15:00:32

Whatever happened to the good old days when the worst we had to fear on the Fourth of July was traffic jams and wayward fireworks? According to our government's Meat & Poultry Hotline, this year's top fear is food poisoning by those nasty E. coli and salmonella bugs lurking in inadequately grilled hamburgers and hot dogs. Of course, they don't bother to mention that high-temperature grilling that kills the bugs also forms cancer-causing compounds. Luckily, a bunch of enterprising food...

2008-07-04 00:00:20

By FROM STAFF, WIRE REPORTS CINCINNATI - First it was the tomatoes. Now it's the beef. Fourth of July picnic tables are getting a careful look as familiar hamburgers are feared to be among the tainted ingredients in separate food safety scares. On Wednesday, The Kroger Co. expanded its voluntary recall of some ground beef products to its stores in more than 20 states, including West Virginia, saying the meat may be contaminated with E. coli. Kroger spokeswoman Donna McManners said...

2008-07-03 18:00:26

By Terry Kinney CINCINNATI - First it was the tomatoes. Now it's the beef. Fourth of July picnic tables are getting a careful look as hamburger ingredients are now involved in separate food-safety scares. On Wednesday, The Kroger Co. expanded its voluntary recall of some ground beef products to its stores in more than 20 states, saying the meat may be contaminated with E. coli. In Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee, the recall involves products in Styrofoam tray packages wrapped in...

2008-07-03 09:00:55

By BRIAN BARBER Read the latest stories on the BOK Center, watch a slide show of the construction progress and scroll through a list of upcoming events. Visitors will be able to taste the variety Tulsa offers. Eating out before going to a concert or a game at the BOK Center won't be necessary. Tulsa's new arena will offer visitors plenty of tasty options, including pizza, hamburgers, sushi, barbecue and Mexican and Chinese food. Seven local restaurants and vendors, in...

2008-07-03 09:00:10

By Laura Hancock Deseret News This holiday weekend at the barbecue with family and friends, be careful before you bite into that juicy burger. Utahns need to check the packaging of their ground beef, after Smith's Food and Drug on Wednesday issued a recall of some hamburger for fear it may be linked to illness caused by E. coli bacteria. Ground beef purchased with "sell by" dates ranging from May 21 to July 3 at Smith's in Styrofoam tray packages wrapped in clear cellophane or purchased...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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