Who doesn't love a Pop-Tart? Even as college students, my roommates and I have Pop-Tarts in our kitchen at all times; it's a childhood classic that'll always stand the test of time.
Last week on Pinterest, I made cupcakes with Earl Grey tea for a sophisticated treat, but this week, I stumbled upon ... More >>
In years past, I've had much fun scouring Houston for pumpkin dishes at local restaurants. Many are available again this fall if you're intent on going out to get your squash on. For homebody pumpkin lovers (or just people fascinated by seasonal products), I offer these top five pumpkin-flavored foo ... More >>
This Sunday thousands of runners will be pounding the streets of Houston and at some point during their x-hour runs, they might want a little snack. Officials will be handing out water and Endurance Formula Gatorade (the official energy drink of the Chevron Houston Marathon), but some extra treats i ... More >>
Photo by Joanna O'LearyThe Breakfast of Champion...Elves.Choosing my favorite commercial Halloween snacks was pure pleasure. Compiling a similar Top Five for the Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa/Festivus season was fun but pretty darn overwhelming. Nearly every brand offers a holiday shape/color/fl ... More >>
Yes, toast-able breakfast pastries and wine. It's come to that.
I am not certain why Pop-Tarts have had an unlikely resurgence in my weekly food routine, but they have, and usually as a late night snack. That way I get the maximum amount of damage from the carbohydrate and sugar content. ... More >>
My general food philosophy: if I want a corn muffin, I eat a corn muffin. If I want oysters, I eat oysters. But I guess I'm in the minority because judging from supermarket shelves, many people want corn muffins...that taste like oysters. There's a glut of products trying to be something they're no ... More >>
I usually mock products self-consciously designed to taste like a completely different food medium, e.g., Blueberry Muffin Pop-Tarts. (Are people so conflicted that they can't decide between blueberry muffin and a regular Pop-Tart?).
But once again, the phrase "limited edition" led to me to ... More >>
Photos by Margaret DowningNot since the days of former superintendent Billy Reagan has the Houston media had a chance to sit down in a media roundtable with the superintendent of the Houston ISD, but Tuesday morning Superintendent Terry Grier rejuvenated the discarded tradition and invited the Ho ... More >>
Photos by Margaret DowningNot since the days of former superintendent Billy Reagan has the Houston media had a chance to sit down in a media roundtable with the superintendent of the Houston ISD, but Tuesday morning Superintendent Terry Grier rejuvenated the discarded tradition and invited ... More >>
Photo by Katharine ShilcuttThe infamous sandwich itselfThe crack marketing team at Kellogg's recognized that with summer quickly approaching, a warm Pop-Tart fresh out of the toaster isn't necessarily appealing to people in warmer climates. As a means of keeping the toaster pastry relevant during th ... More >>