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2011-09-23 07:00:00

With fall on the horizon pumpkins are beginning to appear in local grocery stores. Pumpkins are festive, colorful and packed with nutrients. If you take care of them, you can show them off and eat them too. (PRWEB) September 23, 2011 âœPumpkins produce warm pies, butter, cookies, bread and side dishes. They are loaded with an excellent source of nutrients. The bright orange color tells you that it is full of the important antioxidant, beta-carotene. Research...

2011-08-19 10:36:00

SOLON, Ohio, Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While much of the country has been suffering from unusually high temperatures this summer, the weather seems to be perfect for growing pumpkin! That's right, thanks to Mother Nature and the hard work of the dedicated pumpkin farmers in Morton, Illinois - the pumpkin capital of the world! - LIBBY'S Pumpkin is happy to report that consumers will be able to find a bountiful supply of their beloved pumpkin on grocer's shelves in plenty of time for the...

2011-06-30 06:55:00

CONKLIN, N.Y., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Does a company garden make sense? It does when the company growing the garden specializes in distributing a fungicide. "All the employees have pitched in; from starting seeds a few months ago, to digging the garden and planting, it's been a team effort," says Pete Yeager, President of GreenCure Solutions. "It's a nice diversion in the middle of a busy day to step outside and check on the garden." The garden gives the company the opportunity...

2010-12-01 10:53:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The holiday season is a time for celebration, togetherness and most of all, eating. But since heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. and type 2 diabetes affects at least 24 million American adults and children, a healthier take on holiday dishes can benefit the whole family. Cheryl Forberg, R.D., consulting dietitian to NBC-TV's "The Biggest Loser," New York Times best-selling author and James Beard award-winning recipe...

2010-11-17 00:01:10

Celebrity fitness trainer Jackie Warner has unveiled her free 2010 Healthy Thanksgiving Menu at http://www.fitorbit.com/ib/JACKIESHOLIDAY. New and healthy take on holiday favorite recipies gives everyone a jump on beating winter weight gain and a head start on their 2011 New Year's Resolutions. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 16, 2010 Celebrity fitness trainer Jackie Warner, star of 'Thintervention with Jackie Warner' on Bravo and author of the New York Times best-selling book "This Is Why...

2010-11-03 00:00:41

EDEN Organic Black Beans, EDEN Organic Spicy Refried Black Beans, and EDEN Organic Pumpkin Seeds were selected by Men's Health magazine in "The 125 Best Foods for Men" annual feature of the November 2010 issue. This is the fifth time Eden Foods has been similarly honored my Men's Health. Clinton, MI (Vocus) November 2, 2010 EDEN Organic Black Beans, EDEN Organic Spicy Refried Black Beans, and EDEN Organic Pumpkin Seeds were selected by Men's Health magazine in "The 125 Best Foods for...

2010-10-30 00:00:41

Most of those Halloween pumpkins will be scooped up, carved with scary faces, lit for one night, and tossed "“ a terrible waste of an incredibly nutritious squash. Bellingham, WA (Vocus) October 28, 2010 Halloween is nearly here, which means pumpkins will soon be flying off store shelves. Most of those pumpkins will be scooped up, carved with scary faces, lit for one night, and tossed "“ a terrible waste of an incredibly nutritious squash. According to nutrition expert Gloria...

2010-10-27 10:16:00

RACINE, Wis., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to the festive Halloween and harvest seasons, don't be "ghoulish," be smart. Go green to save money and help make every day Earth Day. Even though the weather is turning colder and furnaces are heating up in many places around the country, there are still plenty of ways for families to be mindful of resources and consumption in the colder months ahead. Sources show that millions of people in more than 175 countries celebrate Earth Day...

2010-10-26 12:03:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Three winning pumpkins from regional weigh-offs across the United States, including a new world record holder, are on display through October 31, 2010, at The New York Botanical Garden. Scott Cully, who holds the Guinness World Record for carving the largest pumpkin, will attempt to break his own record starting October 29. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101026/NY88915) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101026/NY88915) The...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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