Pringles: Tasty Treat or Salmonella Slider?

Growing up, I never really ate many potato chips and they were
rarely purchased for the home. My mother always said that they were unhealthy and led to weight problems — and had no nutritional value of their own. With Proctor & Gamble issuing a limited recall on some Pringles because of possible Salmonella poisoning, we have to ask ourselves how far we are willing to go to enjoy a tasty treat.

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Potato Onion Puff

by Joyce Kohl

January 28, 1998

Potato Onion Puff Source: Go Inside™
Excellent side dish for any meal
Servings: Ingredients:


Optional: Top with Grated Cheddar Cheese

2 pounds potatoes, pared and cubed

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 cup onions, diced

2 eggs, separated

1/4 cup butter

3/4 cup milk

dash of pepper

  1. Cook potatoes with salt in a covered saucepan in a small amount of water until tender. Drain. Saute onions in butter. Mash the potatoes. Beat onions, milk, salt and pepper into potatoes then add egg yolks. Beat well. Beat egg whites until stiff then fold into potato mixture.
  1. Pile the potato mixture into a buttered 6 cup casserole dish. Bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes or until lightly browned.


Leek & Potato Soup

by Joyce Kohl

Leek & Potato Soup Source: Go Inside™
A modified French recipe. The curry is my “secret” ingredient.
Servings: Ingredients:


Serve with hard French rolls and butter

3 1/2 chicken bouillon cubes

3 1/2 cups hot water

1/4 cup butter

6-8 leeks, white part only

1/4 cup chopped celery

3 cups sliced potatoes

1 tsp salt

1/8 tsp pepper

1/8 tsp curry powder

2 cups cream


  1. Dissolve the bouillon cubes in the hot water and set aside. Heat chopped leeks and celery in butter in a large (3 quart minimum) saucepan. Add potatoes and bouillon and all the seasonings.
  1. Cover and simmer 15-20 minutes. Add chives on top. Ladle into individual soup bowls to into a tureen.


The Great Potato Barnstorm

by Hal Janneck

Flying, flying and controlling an airplane, have been part of my consciousness since what seems to be the very dawn of my memory. One of my earliest readings included a story that I still remember. It was one in which the hero was a farm boy who constructed a two-engine model airplane, powered by twisted rubber bands, and launched it from the top of the silo on his farm. In those years, I don’t think that the tiny engines that power the more sophisticated model airplanes of today had been perfected. But this lad made an airplane, with sticks of balsa wood, glue, paper, and rubber band “engines,” and it flew.

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