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Saturday, May 17, the 137th day of 2014.

EVERY DAY WITH RACHAEL RAY APRIL ISSUE

Spring is on the way!

 

Spring has sprung in the April 2014 issue of Every Day with Rachael Ray. It’s a time to lighten up our diets, clean our houses and revive our routines after a long, cold winter. Let’s encourage spring along in the kitchen and on our plates with lean meats on green salads, lots of fresh peas and green onions, asparagus and baby vegetables, seafood and light soups.

 

SELECTED FEATURES:

 

The New Mediterranean Diet (p. 108)It’s not just from Italy anymore! Bring this healthy, delicious cuisine home, with easy tips from chefs and a nutritionist.

 

30-Minute Meals (p. 92) Dig in to spring with the season’s freshest ingredients: asparagus, peas, lamb and more!

 

Money Talk (p.78) Save more than $1,000 in a year with eco-expert Danny Seo’s green tips for cu­tting waste and cost!

 

Word of Mouth (p. 45) April Fools’ Day restaurant pranks, futuristic forks, beauty products made from foodie leftovers, bold new breath-fresheners and concerts in the air.

 

Waste Not, Want Not (p. 48) Oddly enough, certain by-products of the food- and booze-making world are great skin savers in disguise—and they’ve been upcycled into some of our favorite new beauty finds.

 

Service with a Smile (p. 45) Eat, drink and be wary: Restaurants love a good April Fools’ Day joke! Read on for the funniest, from mock menus to nationwide advertisements of, well... see for yourself.

 

On the Cover: Mac & Cheese Makeover (p. 4) This ingenious recipe makes a simple dish even simpler: You don’t boil the pasta; it bakes in the creamy sauce. You’ll save around 15 minutes, plus that’s one less pot to clean!

 

Taste Test – Hooray for Hummus (p. 88) Three cheers for chickpeas! We picked our five fave hummus brands.

 

Month of Sensational Soups (insert) This month, get five classic recipes (chicken, potato, black bean and more!) and super-easy additions that will turn them into 25 different healthy and delicious meals.

 

Kristin Chenoweth’s Cooking Cred (p. 136) We’ve always thought the Tony- and Emmy-award winner was super sweet. When Kristin let us into her kitchen, we found out that her appetite leans to the sugary side, too!

 

About Every Day With Rachael Ray
Launched in 2005, Every Day With Rachael Ray and its partner website, RachaelRayMag.com, deliver a fresh, keep-it-real approach to food, travel, entertaining, beauty, style and home that helps readers take things off their to-do lists and have fun while they're doing it. Every Day With Rachael Ray is published 10 times a year by Meredith Corporation [NYSE: MDP], with a rate base of 1.7 million and an audience of 7.4 million readers. Every Day With Rachael Ray was named AdAge’s 2006 Magazine Launch of the Year, and also landed on the publication’s “A List” of Top 10 Magazines in 2007.

 

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BagUp & Rake is the Ultimate Pet Cleanup Tool

Revolutionary home tool was voted "Best in Class" at the 2013 National Hardware Show

Poway, Calif.Braincase Solutions introduced the Bagup & Rake Combo, the ultimate pet cleanup tool, which was voted "Best in Class" at the 2013 National Hardware Show. Cleanup is a snap with the Bagup. It holds up to 3x more debris than the average dustpan without blowing out. It's easy on your back, with no bending over. Recycle your grocery bags or use bio-degradable, compostable or kitchen plastic bags. Collect animal waste outdoors easily, or cat litter boxes and shedding pet hair indoors.

Bagup is also great for the kitchen, garage, bathroom and kid’s room.

  • Household: Clean up hardwood and tile floors, house plants or Christmas tree needles, even counter-top messes.
  • Garage/Workshop: Perfect for sweeping garage floors and workbenches or inside truck beds and car trunks.
  • Outdoors: Use to clean your patio, deck and garden for cut grass, dead leaves and pruning trimmings.
  • Events: Useful at children's parties, tailgating, and beach clean ups.
  • Commercial/Industrial: Hospitals, offices, theme parks, stadiums, restaurants and churches, use the Bagup to whip any place into shape.

Bagup comes in three styles:

  • The Bagup —$14.99
  • Bagup + Rake Combo —$24.99
  • Bagup + Broom Combo —$24.99

Bagup is sold at Amazon and Menards. For more information, visit www.bagupcleanup.com.

About Braincase Solutions

Braincase Solutions, LLC is a product house that focuses on designing and manufacturing high quality, innovative and affordable products made in the USA for commercial and consumer use, both inside and outside the business and home.

Braincase Solutions, LLC was founded by inventor and businessman, David Palmer. With over 29 years of inventing and introducing new, innovative products to the commercial and consumer markets, Palmer holds 7 U.S. patents, 3 international patents and several U.S. patents pending to produce products for the domestic and international markets.

Palmer and his team strive to provide simple and affordable solutions made in the USA to clean up commercial and consumer dwellings.

 

 

Masson brings the behavior of his animal subjects vividly and enchantingly to life…Truly fascinating.”

 

Dr. Jane Goodall on The Evolution of Fatherhood

 

 

 

A masterpiece…the most comprehensive and compelling argument for animal sensibility that I've yet seen.”

 

Elizabeth Marshall Thomas, on When Elephants Weep

 

 

 

Masson's rare combination of passionate advocacy and scientific perspicacity makes this book unusually powerful. As a psychoanalyst, he addresses the psychological and emotional barriers that keep people from adopting a compassionate lifestyle - and one so manifestly in their own interest, as well as society's and the planet's.”

 

  • The Atlantic on The Face on Your Plate

 

 

 

BEASTS

 

What Animals Can Teach Us About the Origins of Good and Evil

 

by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

 

 

 

Bestselling author Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson has delved deep into the unexplored territory of animal emotions, but in his new book he tackles the wildest creature of all – humans. BEASTS: What Animals Can Teach Us About the Origins of Good and Evil (Bloomsbury; March 4, 2014) is an illuminating account of the relationship between humans, animals, and our perception of violence.

 

 

 

A given person might say they fear shark attacks more than his fellow man, but there is a glaring discrepancy with this prevalent misconception: sharks, orcas, big cats, and other fearsome predators are not nearly as aggressive as humans. We are the only species responsible for killing over 200 million of our own members in the last century alone.

 

 

 

Masson has taught us how to explore human emotions through animal behavior – the way dogs love, cats practice independence, and elephants grieve for their lost ones. In BEASTS, Masson examines the difference between the unchecked aggression and predatory behavior that separates humans from animals, and who the real beasts are.

 

 

 

Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson, an ex-psychoanalyst and former director of the Freud Archives, is the author of numerous bestselling books on animal emotions, including Dogs Never Lie About Love and When Elephants Weep. He lives in New Zealand, but will be traveling to the U.S. at publication.

 

K-10+ WATER SOLUBLE DOG SUPPLEMENTS REVOLUTIONIZE PET HEALTHCARE FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND PRODUCT CELEBRATES NATIONWIDE PETCO LAUNCH  
NEW YORK, NY – (February 3, 2014) – The recent nationwide launch of K-10+, the revolutionary new line of pre-measured, single serve water soluble vitamin packets for dogs, is a hit with dog owners. K-10+ has created an entirely new product category, and in the process has redefined what is possible with pet healthcare. The vet-approved, breakthrough proprietary formula dissolves in water, is up to 9x more effective than ordinary pills and chews. The easy to use packets solve a very common challenge for pet owners, are affordable and can be administered anywhere. 
Ryan Holden Singer, founder of K-10+, shared, “I created K-10+ after realizing how difficult it was to get my dogs to take their medications and supplements. I heard from so many pet owners who relied on bizarre rituals and tricks to get their pets to swallow pills and chews. I had to find an easier and more effective way to care for my dog’s health.” 
Designed for maximum hydration and palatability, K-10+ is easily added to a dog’s normal drinking water, creating a stress free experience for pets and pet owners. The packets are easy to open and dissolve quickly when emptied into a bowl and filled with fresh water. It’s that simple. 
The complete K-10+ product line includes Calming, Multi-Vitamin, Glucosamine, Omega 3, UT Support, and Senior Care varieties, ensuring optimal vitality and wellness, enhancing health and longevity, and providing a higher quality of life for dogs and their owners. 
Added Ryan, “The response from the team at Petco, our exclusive partner, has been overwhelmingly positive. From store managers to sales associates and their appreciative customers, we are hearing amazing stories every day of how easy and effective K-10+ really is. We’re so excited that word of mouth is spreading quickly and that we’re really making a difference in the lives of pets and their caregivers. “ 
K10+ is available in Petco stores nationwide and online at Petco.com. Each box of K-10+ comes with 28 packets for a one to two month supply, depending on the size of your dog.  All K-10+ products are proudly manufactured in the U.S. with only the finest quality ingredients and are veterinarian recommended. To learn more visit K-10plus.com, ‘Like’  facebook.com/k10plus and follow on Twitter and Instagram at @ilovemyk10.

 

OLD MOTHER HUBBARD® NATURAL DOG TREATS ADDS

 

GOURMET OFFERINGS TO THE CUPBOARD

 

New Gourmet Goodies Line Brings Boutique Bakery Flavors to Heritage Brand

 

 

 

(Tewskbury, Mass. – January 27, 2014) Old Mother Hubbard® is going beyond biscuits and adding three new varieties of artisanal doggie delicacies to the treat mix. Old Mother Hubbard Crispers®, Soft Bakes® and Fruit’ins® combine a variety of tastes and textures that will turn every Fido into a foodie – without a trip to the doggie boutique bakery.

 

 

 

The Old Mother Hubbard Gourmet Goodies line delivers irresistible flavors made with natural ingredients pooches will love. With seven new options to choose from, every day can be a new canine culinary adventure.

 

 

 

Old Mother Hubbard Gourmet Goodies are available in 6 oz. resealable packages for $5.99 in the U.S. in the following varieties:

 

 

 

  • Crispers: Crunchy, cheesy and savory, Crispers are available in Cheddar, Chicken & Rosemary and Parmesan, Bacon & Tomato.

  • Soft Bakes: Moist cookies come in three varieties -- Peanut Butter & Carob, Applesauce Oatmeal and Carrot & Pumpkin.

  • Fruit’ins: Two delicious cookie and fruit layers are available in Honey, Oatmeal & Blueberries and Honey, Apple & Bacon.

 

 

 

Pet parents have trusted Old Mother Hubbard to give their best friends high-quality, natural dog biscuits, and now they can put that same trust into giving their pooches distinctive treats like those found in dog boutiques,” said Chanda Leary-Coutu, Marketing Communications Manager for Old Mother Hubbard.

 



 

Old Mother Hubbard natural dog snacks are available nationwide at pet specialty stores in nationwide and in Canada. To find an authorized retailer, visit http://www.oldmotherhubbard.com/store-locator.aspx.

 



 

Visit www.oldmotherhubbard.com to learn more. Find Old Mother Hubbard on Twitter - http://twitter.com/OMHdogsnacks. Join Old Mother Hubbard on Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/OMHpetsnacks.

 



 

Old Mother Hubbard® – “Give ‘Em Some Snack Love®”

 

Since 1926, Old Mother Hubbard, a proud member of the WellPet family of brands, has used the same simple methods to bake our snacks for dogs. Each home-style recipe is carefully crafted from wholesome ingredients that allow dog owners to feel good about giving their dogs a reward that is healthy and heartfelt.

 

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Pet Bed and Breakfast Owner Invents a Product to Help Keep Dogs Healthy

Woof Woof Castle didn’t have games in mind when introducing their pet safety product nicknamed, “Peek-a-Boo™”

Having a pet “Bed and Breakfast” certainly has its challenges and having years of experience in the pet care business would certainly support such an endeavor, but this pet care expert didn’t see this one coming.

For Peggy Sue Soutner, the owner of Woof  Woof Castle, it was just another day in her life with her pet dog, Aussie.  Until the day when she and her husband discovered their dog, Aussie, had consumed some of the waste contents in the cat litter.  The dog quickly developed pancreatitis and became very ill.  This event inspired Ms. Soutner and her husband to start thinking about how she and other pet owners could prevent this from ever happening again.

Introducing the very simple but effective Peek-a-Boo™ Pet Latch.  This product is ingeniously designed to keep the door open just enough to allow the cat to enter the room but not the other larger animals.  It is very easily installed on the door edge just above the door knob and the adjacent wall.  The product comes with CD instructions for a straight forward installation by the everyday homeowner.  The package includes all required hardware necessary for a secure latching mechanism with or without the use of screws.

If your circumstance presents a cat that is larger than your dog or you have an extra large more powerful dog, Woof Woof Castle suggests the following: for smaller dogs, install the product at a height that will be preventative; and for the more powerful dogs, two latches can be installed.

The costs of other litter protective products on the market are in the hundreds of dollars.   The Peek-a-Boo™ Pet Latch retails for under $20 and is “shelf ready” in both a portrait and landscaping clam shell shaped plastic.  Dealer volume pricing is available.

To learn more about the Peek-a-Boo™ product view video here

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2w0L_rrWzg

or visit www.woofwoofcastle.com

Animal Planet™ Complete Guide to Dog Grooming

Skills, Techniques, and Instructions for the Home Groomer

From the most respected brand in pet publishing comes the most comprehensive, concise, all-in-one manual on all aspects of grooming a dog at home.

The Complete Guide to Dog Grooming provides dog guardians with common-sense advice on coat, ear, eye, nail, and dental care. Award-winning author Eve Adamson and groomer Sandy Roth also show readers how to master a variety of grooming techniques for all coat types, from basic brushing to more complicated clipping patterns and hand-stripping.

The Complete Guide to Dog Grooming also offers:

  • step-by-step grooming instructions for more than 140 breeds
  • photo galleries illustrating every breed described
  • guidance on dealing with dogs who have special grooming needs
  • bonus material on how to become a professional groomer

Whether novice or experienced, the Complete Guide to Dog Grooming provides guardians with the most comprehensive, user-friendly reference at their fingertips.

Eve Adamson is a New York Times best-selling author who has written or co-written more than 50 books. She is a contributing editor to Dog Fancy magazine, writes the “Good Grooming” column for AKC Family Dog magazine, and is a member of the Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA). Eve lives in Iowa City with her family and two dogs.

Sandy Roth owns a grooming shop in State College, Pennsylvania, where she specializes in grooming pet dogs and show prospects.

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About Animal Planet

Animal Planet Media (APM), a multi-media business unit of Discovery Communications, is the world's only entertainment brand that immerses viewers in the full range of life in the animal kingdom with rich, deep content via multiple platforms and offers animal lovers and pet owners access to a centralized online, television and mobile community for immersive, engaging, high-quality entertainment, information and enrichment. APM consists of the Animal Planet television network, available in more than 97 million homes in the US; online assets www.animalplanet.com, the ultimate online destination for all things animal; the 24/7 broadband channel, Animal Planet Beyond; Petfinder.com, the #1 pet-related Web property globally that facilitates pet adoption; and other media platforms including a robust Video-on-Demand (VOD) service; mobile content; and merchandising extensions.

About TFH Publications, Inc. ®

As the world’s most distinguished publisher of high-quality care and training books, as well as the largest and respected producer of premium dog products, TFH Publications, Inc., produces books and learning vehicles for pet owners that ensure the optimum human–companion animal experience: a long, healthy, happy life full of trust and companionship. For more information, visit www.tfh.com. TFH Publications, Inc. , is a subsidiary of California-based Central Garden & Pet Corporation (Nasdaq: CENT) and includes Nylabone® Products: The Leader In Responsible Animal Care For Over 50 Years®.

About Central Garden & Pet

Central Garden & Pet Company is a leading innovator, marketer and producer of quality branded products for the lawn & garden and pet supplies markets. Committed to new product innovation, our products are sold to specialty independent and mass retailers in the following categories: Lawn & Garden: Grass seed including the brands PENNINGTON® and THE REBELS; wild bird feed and the brands PENNINGTON® and KAYTEE®; weed and insect control and the brands AMDRO®, SEVIN®, IRONITE® and Over ‘N Out and; decorative outdoor patio products and the brands NORCAL®, NEW ENGLAND POTTERY® and MATTHEWS FOUR SEASONS. We also provide a host of other regional and application-specific garden brands and supplies. Pet categories include: animal health and the brands ADAMS and ZODIAC®; aquatics and reptile and the brands OCEANIC®, AQUEON and RZILLA; bird & small animal and the brands KAYTEE®, SUPER PET® and CRITTER TRAIL®; dog & cat and the brands TFH®/NYLABONE®, FOUR PAWS®, PINNACLE® and Avoderm; and equine and the brands FARNAM®, BRONCO® and SUPER MASK®. We also provide a host of other application-specific pet brands and supplies. Central Garden & Pet is based in Walnut Creek, California, and has approximately 5,000 employees, primarily in North America and Europe. For additional information on Central Garden & Pet, including access to the Company’s SEC filings, please visit the Company’s website at http://www.central.com.

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Sweetness from your pet deserves sweetness from our hive. All natural beeswax pulls moisture from the air and feeds the skin while providing a protective barrier from the elements. Subtle scents of Clary Sage and Basil are said to calm, soothe, and focus your pet.

Apply Savannah Bee Doggie and Me Balm to your pets nose, paw-pads, dry spots, hotspots, and sores. Our easy to use applicator is pet tested and pet owner approved. Give your pet the very best in skin care.

Doggie and Me Balm is also perfect for pet owners! Use Doggie and Me Balm on dry human elbows, hands, knees and heels. Doggie and Me Balm is good for you, good for your pets, and good for the bees. Made with 100% all natural ingredients.

Click here to view a complete ingredient list for all Savannah Bee Health and Body Care products.


Vincent duets with Willie Nelson on new project;
set to appear on The Today Show on February 1 & 2

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (January 27, 2014) – Rhonda Vincent – the fiery vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter dubbed “the new queen of bluegrass” by the Wall Street Journal – is set to release her new two-disc album Only Me on January 28, 2014.  In addition to receiving an unprecedented seven consecutive “Female Vocalist of the Year” awards from the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA), being named IBMA’s 2001 “Entertainer of the Year,” and being the co-author of the 2004 IBMA “Song of the Year,” Vincent was nominated for a 2006 Grammy® award for “Best Bluegrass Album” for Ragin’ Live, as well as a double nomination in 2007 for “Best Bluegrass Album” for All American Bluegrass Girl, along with “Best Country Collaboration with Vocals” for Midnight Angel featuring Bobby Osborne.  

Since her debut, Rhonda has met with increasing acclaim for her dynamic, infectious take on bluegrass. Her gift for balancing classic bluegrass sounds with subtle contemporary touches is featured throughout music. Gleaming with hope, resilience, and gratitude, Rhonda presents a set of songs that range from timelessly straight-ahead bluegrass to classic country. Joining her on the album is Willie Nelson on the title track, Daryle Singletary featured on “We Must Have Been Out of Our Minds”, and members of Diamond Rio.

“When Rhonda Vincent opens her mouth, it’s great… whether she’s singing country or bluegrass. This collection of songs on “Only Me” is incredible. God gave Rhonda an unbelievable voice and I am so thankful that we get to enjoy it. I love her like a sister and enjoy her music as her biggest fan,” says Dolly Parton.

Currently nominated for six SPBGMA awards including Entertainer of the Year, Rhonda continues to be a trailblazer for the genre. Rhonda Vincent & The Rage are the most awarded band in bluegrass history with 88 industry awards.

As part of the promotional blitz for Only Me, Rhonda will be featured in a special two-part Today Show segment that was taped in Nashville (not sure which day Rhonda appears, as of press time), as well as RFD’s Cumberland Highlanders, GAC Top 20 Countdown, RFD’s Rural Evening News, CMT.com, Country Weekly, Bluegrass Unlimited, Huffington Post, the Tennessean, Woodsongs, Billboard, The Boot, Bluegrass Today, AOL, and much more.

Track Listing:
Disc One/Bluegrass
1.   Busy City
2.   I’d Rather Hear I Don’t Love You (Than Nothing At All)
3.   Only Me (Featuring Willie Nelson)
4.   I Need Somebody Bad Tonight
5.   We Must Have Been Out of Our Minds (Featuring Daryle Singletary)
6.   It’s Never Too Late

Disc Two/Country
1.    Teardrops Over You
2.    Once A Day
3.    Beneath Still Waters
4.    Bright Lights & Country Music
5.    When The Grass Grows Over Me
6.    Drivin’ Nails

Learn more about Rhonda Vincent at www.rhondavincent.com

Facebook:  www.facebook.com/rhondavincentofficial
Twitter: @rhondavincent13

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