Hungarian Goulash - © Fishwap via allrecipes.com

Slow Cooking Without A Slow Cooker

It’s nothing new – in fact it’s something very old, and classic in European cuisines. ‘Slow cooking’ has been around for ages and there are good reasons for that. But it’s fallen out of popularity in recent decades for a number of reasons, not the least of which is the quest for convenience…

Joel Presson at Wendys - Detail - © daytondailynews.com

‘First Job’ Now ‘Last Job’ For Many

McDonald’s used to advertise how proud it was that working in one of its restaurants was the first real job that so many teenagers landed. It still promotes its support programs and scholarships for young employees. But hiring seems to be trending toward the other end of the age scale…

Triple Bacon Buttery Jack Burger - 2017 Jack in the Box

The ‘Right’ Way To Eat A Burger?

We’ve all had some kind of sandwich featuring a Meat Patty on a Bun – a Burger – at least once in our lives. And I’ll bet we’ve all held it the same way when eating it. But there’s a renegade undercurrent in the Foodie realm that insists we’ve been doing it all wrong all along…

Sonic Quarter Pounder Stack - © 2018 Sonic

Fast Food Week!

It’s been a busy week… But first: Today is National Sandwich Day: Put something between two pieces of Bread! Pizza Hut looks to the future. Chains launch Burger specials for the Holidays. McD’s brings back a Fall dessert fave. And Starbucks unveils its annual Holiday Beverage lineup…

Lays Single Pac - © Lays

Hallowe’en Treat ‘Hangover’…

No. I’m not talking about the aftermath of an overindulgence in Alcohol at a party in the middle of the week. I’m talking about what to do with all the Potato Chips you have leftover after a disappointing turnout of Trick-or-Treaters at the door on a cold, rainy Hallowe’en night…

Maggie's No-Fail Pumpkin Pie - Detail - © 2013 maggiejs

In Praise Of The Pumpkin

We all buy one at least one a year – to make a Jack-O-Lantern for Hallowe’en night. But how many of us actually use that Pumpkin afterwards, preserving it for food? The answer is very few. Way too few. And that’s a shame, in an era when we’re eating too few Fruits and Veggies as it is…

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