Before you turn up your nose and think, "God Lord, who eats Hamburger Helper?," consider the fact that General Mills did like a billion in sales last year and I'm willing to bet at least a percentage of that (re: millions of dollars) was from their boxed dinner product line. And if flavor prolifera ... More >>
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Photos by striaticAccording to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the word "casserole" was first used in 1708, but the origin of the word can be traced to a much earlier time. It comes from the French word for saucepan, which possibly has its roots in the Greek kyathos, which means ladle, bowl or cup. ... More >>
When Campbell's announced earlier this summer they were rolling out a new flavor of SpaghettiOs (something they've only done three times in their 50-year history), I was intrigued. At this point in my life, I do not regularly consume canned pasta products, but there was a period (fifth and six grad ... More >>
The holidays had me visiting many, many relatives, many of whom are under the age of 10. I had a wonderful time hanging out with my nieces and first cousins once removed, but invading their domestic spaces, especially their kitchens, has alerted me to the darker side of children's cuisine. The affa ... More >>
Moeller's on the left, Dessert Gallery on the right. I always wonder what people imagine the first time they hear the words "carrot cake." It's not that the name isn't accurate or descriptive - it really is a cake made with carrots - but it's hard to imagine people picturing something, well, ... More >>
Yeah, if you've got some kind of principled objection to what is traditionally known as "junk food", you'll wanna go ahead and move right along to the next article. Ah, the hazy, crazy days of dorm life. I stayed in the dorms at the University of Houston for two-and-a-half years, had some gre ... More >>
This version of West Side Story lacks the danger factor