Quick! What's the one candy that's been hated by children since the beginning of time? That's right kiddies...candy corn. These tasteless little bits of wax and sugar have long been the stuff of childhood nightmares. Why these candies are still around is beyond us since they only seem to ... More >>
The Oreo Cookie is possibly one of the world's most loved items. No matter how savory a freshly baked gourmet cookie is, it can;t match one of these babies dunked in a cold glass of milk.Oreo turns 100 today, March 6, and Nabisco, makers of the creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookie, is hosting f ... More >>
"The grocery store has become a Tower of Babel," said Louis Sullivan back in 1990. "Consumers need to be linguists, scientists, and mind readers to understand the many labels they see."Sullivan at the time was Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, and he instructed the FDA to ... More >>
Photo by Christina StaalstromThe word artisan seems to appear on food items everywhere: cheeses, jams, crackers. Yet by the very definition of the word, this cannot be the case. An artisan produces things in limited quantities using traditional methods. So Nabisco's Wheat Thins Artisan Cheese cra ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanWhere my Oreos at?Last night, the monster magnet lodged at the end of my shopping cart dragged me, yet again, directly to the cookie aisle. I gazed in awe at the vast selection that lined the shelves, wondering where my favorite cookie jar filler could be found. Panic overrode ... More >>
Overheard in a local schoolyard: "I'll trade you a Kirby Puckett rookie card for a Kirby the Cocaine Canine"