Ex-famous Amos offers new cookieThe man once famous for...

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October 18, 1995|By KAROL V. MENZIE

Ex-famous Amos offers new cookie

The man once famous for his chocolate chip cookies is back with a new chocolate chip cookie, a new name and his usual enthusiasm. Wally Amos (shown above with Radio One owner Cathy Hughes) was nibbling "Uncle Noname" cookies and exhorting passers-by to sample them at a sidewalk event last week sponsored by Baltimore's Radio One and 7-Eleven's Southland Corp., whose stores will carry the cookies. Mr. Amos lost his "Famous Amos" empire, and the right to use his name on food products, a few years ago. A 2-ounce bag of his new cookies costs 69 cents.

Hillary Clinton's chocolate chip cookies and Rosalynn Carter's raisin oatmeal cookies are among scores of treat and dessert recipes in the second "Home Sweet Habitat" cookbook from the house-rehabbing charity Habitat for Humanity. To order, send $12.95 plus $3 shipping and handling to Habitat for Humanity, 121 Habitat St., Americus, Ga. 31709-3498. Or call (800) 422-5914.

Harbor Court Hotel will offer a six-course "Burgundian Cellarmaster Dinner" Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Dishes such as Salmis of Partridge and Roasted Rabbit Loin will be paired with Burgundy wines. Cost of the meal is $125 per person. For reservations, call Marc Dettori at (410) 234-0550, Ext. 3537.

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