Kraft Cool Whip

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2014

    Summer Dessert Recipe: Mandarin Orange & Pineapple Cake

    When someone thinks of a "summer dessert," most likely cake does not come to their mind. Usually, sweet treats in the scorching hot summer months include ice cream, Popsicles, sno cones and the occasional milkshake. Cakes are covered in frosting, be it chocolate, strawberry, vanilla or cream cheese, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2013

    These Grocery Stores Are Open on Thanksgiving in the Houston Area For the Non-Perfect Planners Among Us

    We know we'd all like to be super duper planners, but just in case you aren't perfect and you're cooking dinner at home on Thanksgiving and you forgot something like the butter or the Cool Whip or the stuffing, or maybe you're trying that once-in-a-lifetime recipe and who knew it needed crushed fres ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2013

    Top 5 Worst Thanksgiving Side Dishes: Please, Please, Do NOT Pass the Ambrosia Salad

    Picture it: You're sitting around the Thanksgiving table with your entire extended family, and everyone is dressed nicely, behaving themselves and getting along. It's a Norman Rockwell holiday to the T. The turkey is perfectly browned, the gravy is thick, the biscuits are fluffy, the green beans are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2013

    A Cooler Confection: The Icebox Cake

    "Keep cool" is one of my mantras given my sometimes fiery temperament. This phrase becomes doubly appropriate during the summer months, especially in the realm of home baking. Although other times of the year I relish making and eating rich, comforting desserts, I can't stomach always piping hot b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2013

    The Cool Whip Frosting Incident

    A couple of months ago I was waxing nostalgic about some of my favorite forbidden foods. Everyone has them -- items you can't keep in the house because you just eat them, all in one sitting, until the bag/jar/box is empty. About a month after I made that list, I went home to visit my parents in New ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 2, 2012

    Do It Yourself

    Top five condiments to make at home.

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    Today's National Ice Cream Sandwich Day: Let's Make a Cake

    Let's face it, many national food holidays are silly and dumb, but we all get a little bit excited when we find out we have an excuse to indulge. Since today is National Ice Cream Sandwich Day, you can't help but smile, because what's better than the combination of a soft cookie/cake/whatever that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    Top 5 Condiments You Should Make at Home

    My wife is a recovering ketchup junkie. When we first got married, she would break my heart every night around 6 p.m. As soon as dinner hit the table, it was doused in ketchup. Wild mushroom risotto? Ketchup. Red beans and rice? Ketchup. Meatloaf with a ketchup glaze? Actually, she ate that with app ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 31, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    Desserts In Disguise: Carl's Jr. Testing New Ice Cream Burger Top 5 Frosty Food Fakers

    Wait, no, it's not an ice cream burger. It's a Brrrger. BRRRger. Jesus Christ. Carl's Jr. is testing this confection in a few California locations and yes, it looks ridiculous, but I also think I'm...jealous. I'd like to try it. I mean, I like a good ice cream sandwich just as much as anyone. (Wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2011

    Comment of the Day

    ​In Katharine Shilcutt's "Mayonnaise vs. Miracle Whip: Kraft's Clever Ad Campaign," she wrote that she's been listening to people debate the two condiments her entire life. But after reading the comments section, one has to wonder: Who besides Katharine will admit they like Miracle Whip? Wrot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    Banana Pudding: A Kid in the Kitchen

    ​On a recent Monday evening, still worn out after a weekend trip to Austin, we found ourselves wanting something simple to throw together for dinner. Fortunately, we'd picked up a few pounds of barbecue from Smitty's in Lockhart on the way back to town, so dinner was just a re-heat and a few s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2010

    Your Handy Thanksgiving Flow Chart, Plus Bonus Recipe for Creamy White Deliciousness

    Jason Bargas Click here to view the chart full-size.​If you have to attend a Thanksgiving meal, then you have to make a Creamy White Deliciousness Pie - at least according to this handy flow chart, which we've assembled to help you navigate the holiday. Fill your quota of Kickass Points (Coo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    The Shameless Chef: Ice Cream Sandwich Casserole

    Try not to eat all the individual components before you have a chance to combine them.​Ah, summer in Houston. When the dashboards melt, ants cook on the sidewalk, and a young man's ballsack takes on the consistency of Turkish taffy. When the voices in the heads of serial killers mainly say thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2010

    Strange Snacks

    ​If you were ever a fan of Sex and the City, you may recall the episode from season four in which the women recount their "secret single behavior" -- the things each of them did when their boyfriends, lovers or husbands weren't around. Carrie admitted that her "SSS" was standing around in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2010

    Fine Living No More: The Cooking Channel To Debut May 31

    ​If you think that food-oriented television couldn't get any worse or lowbrow than Sandra Lee's infamous Kwanzaa cake or the frosted tips of Guy Fieri traveling the nation in search of burgers, burgers and more mediocre burgers, you're in for a shock: There is much worse programming on the men ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2010

    Shameless Chef: Dirt Pudding

    This should provide you with a lifetime's supply of vegetable shortening.​ Don't touch that. Leave it the hell alone. Hi, this is the Shameless Chef, and you'll have to pardon my irregular typing and somewhat cranky demeanor. I'm hung over as hell this morning, and my sister thought it would b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2009

    Top 5 Foods That Only Grandma Can Make

    Photo by Divine Domesticity​When we think of our grandmas we might think of homemade meals and love, secret recipes and the good ol' days. We probably think of pie. But many of our grandparents are immigrants, and our families have unique food traditions. I have a Southern grandma and a Chines ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 16, 2003

    Strange Days

    Theater LaB and Atomic Cafe take us from a Squeamish religious sect to drinks with cannibals