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2010-09-05 08:00:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- As the heat was rising in the LG Kitchen at the first-ever "Taste of Beverly Hills" wine and food festival presented by FOOD & WINE, a distinguished panel of celebrity chefs proclaimed Brett Youmans from Reading, Pa., America's "Top Amateur Chef" in the second annual LG Electronics USA "Taste of Something Better" cooking competition. The winner took home an impressive prize package, including a complete LG kitchen makeover and the...

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2010-05-05 16:30:00

When Neil Gussman joined the Army in 1972, meals for the battlefield were served in little green cans. Open those tins, recalls the Chemical Heritage Foundation's communications manager and Army sergeant, and you were likely to find culinary delights like "gelatinous, fat-coated Spam slices" and "big wads of grease." Known as C rations, "the 12 main courses were ham and eggs, beans and franks, spaghetti, ham slices, and permutations of Spam," Gussman says. He reenlisted in 2007 and, to his...

2010-04-17 10:00:00

CHICAGO, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- With its new electric and gas downdraft cooktops, KitchenAid is offering those who love to cook even more versatile options to choose from in the brand's cooktop collection. The latest downdraft models, available in a 30-inch gas option as well as 30- and 36-inch electric models, will begin shipping to retailers this spring. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100417/DE86763 ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090324/DE87529LOGO-c...

2010-04-16 08:00:00

CHICAGO, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Global home appliance innovator LG Electronics is delivering something better for home chefs with its expanded kitchen portfolio led by a new line of 4-door French-door refrigerators with unsurpassed usable refrigerator shelf space, a new premium slide-in electric range, and new over-the-range microwaves - all designed to offer greater performance and convenience in the kitchen. These innovations are being unveiled today at a private reception and...

2010-02-22 07:42:00

HAYWARD, Calif., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- When thinking of saving leftovers with food storage containers, thoughts of lost lids in mismatched sizes inevitably come to mind and trying to use plastic wrap is always a struggle. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100222/NY58062 ) So, what's a quick and easy way to save food, minimize refrigerator odors and keep your microwave clean when reheating leftovers? CoverMate® Food Covers, now available in a new Variety...

2010-02-15 11:06:00

MADISON, Wis., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Sub-Zero, Inc. and Wolf Appliance, Inc., industry leaders in premium refrigeration, wine storage, and cooking equipment, are pleased to have their products selected as the exclusive kitchen appliances for HGTV's 2010 Dream Home. Located in Sandia Park, New Mexico, the HGTV Dream Home Kitchen showcases the latest in kitchen design and innovative kitchen appliances. To tour HGTV's 2010 Dream Home Kitchen, visit: http://www.subzero.com/hgtv...

2010-01-20 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Capitalizing on the biggest advancement in microwave cooking technology in decades, Microwave Science JV LLC has partnered with Diamond Foods Inc. (Nasdaq: DMND) regarding its Pop Secret line of popcorn. The partnership involves Microwave Science's patented microwave oven technology, TrueCookPlus®, available in a variety of Pop Secret products. TrueCookPlus® (www.TrueCookPlus.com) is the microwave oven software that...

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2009-10-08 07:45:00

NASA is figuring out how to make water from moondust. Sounds like magic? "No magic--" says Ed Ethridge of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center "-- just microwaves. We're showing how microwaves can extract water from moondust by heating it from the inside out." The recent discovery of water on the Moon's surface has inspired researchers like Ethridge to rev up the development of technologies to capture it. Some of them believe the small amounts of frozen water mixed in lunar topsoil are just...

2009-10-01 08:00:00

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 1, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has developed a pasteurization technology that can be integrated into the food supply chain resulting in energy reduction for the food production market and healthier and safer products for consumers. The technology delivers concentrated energy to the surface of the food, significantly reducing the amount of wasted energy that exists in current pasteurization methods. Unlike current solutions, this technology...

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2009-09-16 14:50:14

Researchers funded by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) at the University of Michigan invented a new type of magnetron that may be used to defeat enemy electronics.  A magnetron is a type of vacuum tube used as the frequency source in microwave ovens, radar systems and other high-power microwave circuits. According to Dr. Ron Gilgenbach, an AFOSR-sponsored researcher at the University of Michigan, a new class of magnetrons was invented that holds the potential for more...