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2010-12-20 11:17:00

IRVING, Texas, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Foods®, producer of the ultimate tortilla chip with an all-corn taste, announces the kickoff of the Mission Ultimate Game Sweepstakes, beginning Monday, Dec. 20. Football fans can visit Facebook and enter for a chance to win an all-expense paid trip for two to the 2011 Ultimate Game Showdown, one of America's most-watched annual sporting events, along with other great prizes. (Logo:...

2010-10-11 08:11:00

REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week, KitchenPC announced the public launch of its new website designed around intelligent meal planning and recipe organization. Contrary to most recipe websites that allow users to merely search a database, KitchenPC has been designed around the idea of locating a set of recipes that meet a particular goal. "KitchenPC has an in-depth understanding of the relationship between recipes and their ingredients," said Mike Christensen, founder and...

2010-06-23 11:09:00

IRVING, Texas, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Foods®, one of the nation's largest tortilla manufacturers, announces the addition of a 100 percent whole wheat flour tortilla to its extensive product line. A healthier alternative for those who love Mission's great tasting flour tortillas, the new Mission Whole Wheat Flour Tortilla addresses the top three functional concerns consumers have when selecting healthy food solutions, which include choosing foods that are...

2010-02-02 15:01:00

DALLAS, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- With Super Bowl XLIV less than a week away, the culinary experts at Santa Barbara Bay, makers of best-selling refrigerated deli dips available nationwide, urge Super Bowl hosts and hostesses to keep the menu fresh, fun and festive while minimizing time in the kitchen. No spoons, no forks, no problem If you're looking to score, skip the five-course meal and opt for a classic array of appetizers served buffet-style. Relax the atmosphere and make the party...

2009-12-02 07:20:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- E-retailer LonestarGourmet.com announced today that it has signed on Dallas culinary great Chef Dean Fearing to add signature products to its Texas gourmet product line. Initial Fearing items include beef tenderloin ancho chile tamales with chili sauce and his famous tortilla soup. LonestarGourmet.com, formerly LonestarSteaks.com, is in its seventh year of shipping high-end Texas eats nationwide. Founder Jordan Johnson recently changed the...

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2009-09-08 23:35:00

Back-to-school lunches can be interesting -- even with dessert added -- and still be healthy, a U.S. dietitian says. Heather Cupp of Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis works with parents and doctors to help children avoid obesity. Some different but healthy choices for lunch that appeal to kids in kindergarten through high school include: -- Combo Lunch: Four-six whole grain crackers, 1 slice of low-fat cheese, 1-2 ounces of low-fat turkey or chicken, one-half cup mandarin oranges, 1...

2009-06-24 11:30:53

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the recall of Solena-brand tortilla chips Wednesday because they might contain undeclared milk products. The FDA said La Mexicana Inc. of Seattle initiated the recall of Solena Tortilla Chips with a June 03, 2009 code date because they were distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of the milk products, posing a health hazard for people allergic to milk. The recalled tortilla chips, sold in clear 16-ounce bags, were distributed...

2009-06-12 06:00:00

Additional new retainer clients include Kettle Cuisine of Boston and La Tortilla Factory of Santa Rosa ST. PAUL, Minn., June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American distributors of Europe's top green beauty brand, Lavera Naturkosmetik of Germany, named Twin Cities-based Kohnstamm Communications as its U.S. public relations agency in order to gain significant market traction through media relations and online PR product exposure. The all-natural and organic personal care company...

2009-04-21 04:00:00

MIAMI, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Salsa and hot sauce sales surpass ketchup. Tortillas enable the popular "wrap" sandwich. And avocados, mangos and cilantro can now be found in virtually every produce department. With its prevalence in restaurants, housewares departments and now grocery stores, Latino cooking is the latest trend on the culinary scene. May is the ideal time to explore Latin cooking with both Mother's Day and Cinco de Mayo, a holiday that commemorates the Mexican victory over...

2009-03-07 14:40:00

All tortilla production at a Chicago plant has been halted amid concerns the food items were responsible for illness outbreaks in two states, officials say. Assistant U.S. Attorney Donald Lorenzen said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration asked Del Rey Tortilleria to stop producing tortilla products until federal regulators can confirm the company's plant meets health regulations, the Chicago Tribune reported Saturday. A government lawsuit linked the Chicago plant to outbreaks in...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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