Over the weekend American Idol, struggling to remain relevant in the face of the televised singing-competition series it spawned like The Voice and X Factor, announced its final judges' panel for the upcoming 12th season that begins in January. According to Entertainment Weekly, joining the previous ... More >>
Welcome back to the weekend roundup here at Eating Our Words, where we're actually kind of looking forward to two straight days of festival food this weekend. It'll be a welcome vacation from reality and sanity.
We started the week off right with a look at the many, many, many different varieties o ... More >>
For a glimpse of the impressive assortment Heinz products available at the W. Alabama H-E-B, see our slideshow.
In his "totally biased supermarket ranking," Sam Brown listed the H-E-B on W. Alabama as No. 1. I heartily agree, but admit I, too, am heavily biased because it's a stone throw away from ... More >>
"I don't want to cook."
"Well, I don't want to spend any money."
"Fine. Then throw one of those frozen pizzas in and let's watch Game of Thrones and get it over with."
This is the conversation that happened in my house on Easter. My girlfriend and I were tired from an entire day of family intera ... More >>
Burger King has been advertising a new "Fresh Flavors" campaign -- perhaps you have seen the commercials, featuring late-night host Jay Leno driving into a Burger King in one of his classic cars and ordering from the walk-up counter as if it were a drive-through window. Hilarious! As fellow EOW blo ... More >>
No matter how well-educated one becomes about food, some cravings never go away. Some are born in childhood. My husband complained for years when Grape Tang was discontinued and gets bizarre cravings for the crime against nature called "circus peanuts." Supposedly, it's a candy; a mind-boggling, rub ... More >>
"Boiled animal bones and hide, colored with garish chemicals, served with fruit," wrote food blogger Dr. Ricky on Twitter yesterday. "Oh, you like your Jell-O don't you?"
When deconstructed in this way, a simple childhood dessert like Jell-O suddenly sounds rather vulgar and disgusting. And that wa ... More >>
When I think about sushi, I think about my time in the Far East, and I think about something that looks like this:
Supermarkets have been trying to capitalize of late upon the massive popularity of sushi. You can't go into a grocery store anymore without seeing a sushi-dedicated kiosk or deli count ... More >>