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2014-01-13 23:01:09

Canned Vegetables Can Now Be Brought Back to Life and Made Probiotic-Rich with Kit from Perfect Pickler Florida (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Individuals nationwide have started to discover the benefits of pickling vegetables at home. Not only does fermenting produce provide beneficial bacteria and nutrients to the human body, but it preserves food for months which keeps down healthy food costs. However, some people do not have access to fresh, decent, raw cucumbers or vegetables which...

2010-09-20 15:44:20

Spoilage bacteria that can cause red coloration of pickles' skin during fermentation may actually help clean up dyes in textile industry wastewater, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) study. Some species of Lactobacilli-food-related microorganisms-can cause red coloring when combined with tartrazine, a yellow food-coloring agent used in the manufacture of dill pickles. Now Agricultural Research Service (ARS) microbiologist Ilenys P©rez-Díaz and her...

2010-05-28 09:35:00

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The opening sentence of the April 2010 Newsweek article "Brand New" reads, "Nothing lasts forever--but some treasured brands make it pretty far." At the age of 68, Vlasic® Pickles is one of those brands, continuing its reign over condiment aisles and beyond as America's favorite pickle. The brand's success is due to many things, smart marketing and a superior product among them. At the top of that list is the brand's beloved...

2008-05-14 09:00:24

By Jean Prescott, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. May 14--Today's Your Life food story is about Alton Brown's recollections and recipes collected during last year's "Feasting on Asphalt" series titled River Run. The trip runs from the mouth of the mighty Mississippi in Plaquemines Parish to its headwaters in Minnesota, and the cyclists (everyone rides BMW motorcycles) keep off interstates. Brown, host of "Good Eats" and commentator of "Iron Chef America" on the Food Network, sweet talks...


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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