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31 May, 2009

Foodie Lexicon, May ’09

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bogo acronym In the retail industry that stands for Buy One Get One. “Unfortunately, the bogo deals tend to favor families with more mouths to feed than ours. What am I going to do with a second ham?” bet dieting pp. Betting money on losing weight, particularly where the money goes to a charity or
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8 December, 2008

More Food-related Neologisms

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post-off pricing n. Washington state requires producers and distributors to post their pricing to a central database maintained by the state’s liquor control board. When these producers and distributors post discounts, that is called “post-off pricing.” bliss point n. Faced with insistent demands to lower the salt, food companies employ three strategies. Strategy No. 1
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1 April, 2008

More Food Words

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Courtesy of The Double-Tongue Dictionary break beef v. phr. Every Friday, he picks up a carcass or two from Redwood Meat, then brings the meat back to the store and cuts it into rib-eyes, prime rib, filet mignon—just about every cut you can think of. What’s not used in the cuts is turned into ground
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