Download Butterball podcasts through holidays
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New this year from the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line is a series of podcasts you can download throughout the holiday season. New podcasts — seven in all — are mounted each Monday at www.Butterball.com.
Topics will include Preparation 101, thawing and food safety, funny stories and Talk-Line lore, leftovers and a Turkey Top 10 list, delivered by Talk-Line veterans.
In case you're not podcast-savvy: A podcast is a sort of talk radio show delivered over the Internet to your computer or to a downloading device (iPod or other MP3 player), or even cell phone. Any software that can play a sound file (i.e., music) can play a podcast; you can listen now, or download the 'cast to listen later. For an introduction, go to http://podcasting.about.com/od/listeningtopodcasts.
CONGRATULATIONS! I'O, SURFING GOAT DAIRY, SON'Z WIN AWARDS
Several Maui businesses are celebrating:
I'o in Lahaina, where James McDonald, right, is chef, has earned a Distinguished Restaurants of North America award, one of the most prestigious acknowledgements in the industry. It's the only winner on Maui and one of only nine in Hawai'i.
Surfing Goat Dairy won several awards, including two first places, in the national cheese competition of the American Dairy Goat Association.
Son'z at Swan Court, at Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa, has been named one of the 10 best new restaurants in the U.S. in the Gayot guide's Restaurant Issue.