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  • n. Plural form of pantry.


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  • The Peanut Corp of America may be history, but because peanut butter has such a long shelf life, and because they're still adding products to the recall list, there may be food items lurking in pantries across the U.S. that are loaded with disease-causing peanuty badness.

    The Consumerist: February 2009 Archives

  • The Polish have a love affair with fermented cucumbers and most families bottle their own, it's common to see row upon row of jars stuffed with cucumbers in Polish pantries and they believe no meal is complete without them.

    At My Table

  • It serves more than 400 member-agency programs which feed the those in need, such as pantries, soup kitchens, homeless shelters, child-care centers, and elder programs.

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  • Employers put their pantries, smokehouses, barns, and homes under lock and key, but to little avail.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Lena opened the cabinets and the pantries, searching for their kibble.

    Three Stages of Amazement

  • It took an army to maintain their beauty inside and out: their salons and Aga stoves, their Tut tombs of silver and glass and gold, their miles of hand-waxed floors; their cellars of Pinot and blancs and bruts; their media dens and squash courts and gift-wrapping nooks; their double pantries and HEPA vacuums and eight-car garages; their swarms of children.

    Three Stages of Amazement

  • The library also becomes a hub for those looking for services – help with resumes and finding a job, help filing for unemployment, locating local food pantries, etc.

    Matthew Yglesias » When the Federal Government Tightens Its Belt, Who Feels The Squeeze?

  • Deborah Rambo, the president of Catholic Charities of Boston, reported a 30 percent increase in requests at its area food pantries.

    Here's Life Inner City: Massachusetts Families Seeking Help in Record Numbers

  • Cheaply manufactured, energy-dense, sugary and salty snacks now crowd our refrigerators and pantries.

    Beating Obesity

  • When you analyze the numbers on how food pantries are being accessed right now, they are not used just by people who have been chronically unemployed.

    Aaron Hurst: Can the Haves Understand the Have-Nots?


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