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Uh Oh: 15 Million Pounds of SpaghettiOs Recalled

According to this story on 9WSYR.com, the Campbell Soup Supply Company is recalling 15 million pounds of SpaghettiOs with Meatballs due to underprocessing. The cans in question are 14.75-ounce cans of SpaghettiOs with Meatballs with product code "U5" on can bottom; 14.75-ounce cans of SpaghettiOs A to Z with Meatballs, product code "4N"; 14.75-ounce cans of SpaghettiOs Fun Shapes with Meatballs, product code "KS." [via dhorst, who says "Just thought some people might be interested in 15 million pounds of SpaghettiOs being recalled. That's a boatload of litte O's!"]

See also: Grown-ups Should Not Eat SpaghettiOs »


Five Star Meals in Just Four Cans

After reading Yotam Ottolenghi's Three Course Dinner in Just Four Tins, which consisted of canned corn, smoked oysters, stewed tomatoes, and pineapple, I couldn't help but try to finagle my own three-course creation using four canned foods and basic pantry items. Typically, I use very few canned goods in my culinary quests, however, should I ever come down with a case of agoraphobia—or perhaps a recession riot leaves my local grocery store empty—I better be prepared to keep up my reputation in the kitchen. For my sanity, let's just assume that I keep the basics at hand, including (but not limited to): a bread or cracker of some sort, garlic, olive oil, butter, salt and pepper. So without further... More

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