Keurig Coffee Gets Political…

Keurig Coffee Maker - © Keurig

Keurig – the company that invented the pod-based Coffee maker – recently withdrew its ads from the programs of a popular Fox News commentator. And conservative-right viewers have responded by posting videos of people ‘killing’ Keurigs – smashing machines and Coffee Pods with all sorts of ‘tools’…

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Pizza Facts You Never Knew

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We’ve given a lot of space to the humble (?) Pizza in this blog and have even delved into the origins of the savoury Pie – as we knew them. But, now, I have been made privy to a storehouse of information about Pizza (via Instagram) and it turns out the eternal Pie is far older than most of us would guess…

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Fast Food Week!

Hot Cocoa OREOs - 2017 OREOs

Saturday again – seems like just a couple of days ago! – and we have another busy week to sum up on the Fast Food beat. A few more limited time returns to the big menus this week and the beginning of ‘Winter’ season specialties which should be around for at least a few months…

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Papa John’s Unwanted Endorsement

Papa Johns Pepperoni - © Papa Johns

They say any kind of promotion is a good thing, or can be spun to the positive. And Word of Mouth is the best advertising. But there is at least one situation in which those ‘olden, golden’ rules aren’t true. That’s when you’re getting a positive recommendation from a decidedly negative place…

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Whole Grains: Spelt & Friends

Farro & Red Pepper Side - © Colin Campbell

Today we’re turning our Whole Grains spotlight on Ancient Grains. They’ve come to the attention of ‘Healthy’ eaters, Vegetarians and Gluten-sensitive folks in the past few years but the rest of us should take a look, as well – in the name of variety, wholesomeness and, heck, plain old curiosity…

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