OCTOBER 2015 ;e Costco Connection 11
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Thanks for the recipe. Now if I can just get
you to carry the soup bones!
Bob Huskey, of Costco’s meat department, re-plies: For the time between Thanksgiving and
Christmas we carry bone-in ribeyes (USDA
Choice in all locations and USDA Prime in
many). We also carry USDA Choice bone-in
ribeyes for the week and a half or so leading up
to Easter every year.
Your article [“Growing together,”
September 2015] showed the real progress,
and the togetherness of the Munn family. Ms.
Guerrero’s article showed 40 years of hard
work and success—accomplished from the
small seeds of an idea—to capture the real
payoff of independence and partnership. I
enjoyed it immensely.
West Chester, Ohio
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the start of the
season, and cold
and icy roads can
economy by as
much as 10%.
There are three
why your mileage may decline during
Increased resistance. Cold air is
denser, increasing aerodynamic drag.
Tires lose pressure faster, increasing
rolling resistance over the road surface.
Icy roads decrease tire traction, and we
tend to drive slower in such conditions.
Cold engines. Lubricating oil thickens
in the cold, increasing engine friction
until your car warms up. Idling to warm
your engine gets you zero miles per
gallon. Batteries are less ef;cient in the
cold, so you may see a signi;cant drop
in winter mileage if you drive a hybrid.
Fuel specs. Winter fuel speci;cations
require more butane, a light hydrocarbon. Butane is less dense and
therefore contains less energy, which
slightly lowers fuel economy.
To minimize winter mileage effects,
combine trips to take advantage of a
warm engine. Keep tires fully in;ated,
and park in a warm garage if possible.
It’s better to warm up your engine by
driving instead of idling. Instead of
using cabin heat to melt frost, scrape
it from your windows. Remove excess
weight, such as roof racks, accumulated
snow or your golf clubs, to lessen wind
and rolling resistance.
For more information, visit
Director of Fuel
Quality & Compliance