Category Archives: Off the Shelves

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I have a confession to make: I have no idea what a Cronut is. Yesterday I saw a post titled, “12 Foods The Internet … Continue reading

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It’s National Maple Syrup Day – Elf Yourself!

Today is National Maple Syrup Day, which immediately calls to mind two things: pancakes and Buddy the Elf. Elf has established itself as a … Continue reading

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What’s Eating Away at Your Skin?

Eating healthy is relatively new to me; as someone who is blessed with a fast metabolism it’s always seemed like an option, but not … Continue reading

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Doritos Crashes the Super Bowl Contest: The Good, The Bad, The Bold

Doritos is once again diving into the middle of Super Bowl ad hype – before the playoffs even begin – with their “Doritos Crash … Continue reading

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Texans Taste Victory with World’s Largest Gingerbread House

They say that everything is bigger in Texas. That’s certainly true in Bryan, Texas, where the USA Traditions Club recently built the world’s largest … Continue reading

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The Great Muppet Cook-Off (“Börk Börk Börk!”)

It seems like ages ago that I first saw the trailer for The Muppets Most Wanted. The movie premiers this spring, and the creative … Continue reading

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The Price of Eating Healthy

Entertainment Weekly hosts a weekly show on satellite radio called “Wake Up! With Taylor” in which hosts Taylor and Kenny do a segment  called … Continue reading

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A Perfect Pear-ing

December is National Pear Month and Pear Bureau Northwest is celebrating by inviting top chefs to showcase the fruit throughout December. Restaurants in Portland … Continue reading

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Clean Up in Aisle 4: We Have an Overflow of Ron Burgundy

In case you haven’t heard, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is coming out on December 18th. Although I don’t know how anyone could have … Continue reading

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The Carters Are Doing a Cleanse

Jay-Z, a.k.a. Shawn Corey Carter, turned 44 this week and he’s celebrating by going vegan. The rapper/record producer/entrepreneur announced on his website that he … Continue reading

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Eating Healthy: Where I Got the “Wild” Idea

After a few test listens I received an alert that said “Swell has learned that you like Society & Culture.” No kidding, Swell. That’s … Continue reading

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MTV Dinner? No Thanks, I’ll Just Have A Snackdown

Can you remember the last time MTV played music videos? Me neither. MTV used to stand for Music Television, but lately the only music … Continue reading

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Giving (Tuesday) is the New Black (Friday)

First there was Black Friday, then Cyber Monday. Just when you thought all of the commercialism was starting out outweigh the good intentions of … Continue reading

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Christmas Kitchen Wish List

Yesterday was Thanksgiving and many of you probably spent a good chunk of the day in your kitchens. If your mind works like mind … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Serial Pinterest Pinner

My name is Kim and I am addicted to Pinterest (and coffee, but that’s for another post). There. I said it. I have spent countless hours … Continue reading

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DeLaurentiis Cuts to the Point

From book signings to television appearances, Giada DeLaurentiis has been making the rounds promoting her new book, Giada’s Feel Good Food. This weekend DeLaurentiis was … Continue reading

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Poached, Grilled, or (Coffee Maker) Brewed?

When I heard that people were cooking food in coffee makers my first thought was: Why? Was this another new cooking trend? An internet … Continue reading

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(Kool-Aid) Bursting with Good Memories

Earlier this week I was absentmindedly browsing my Twitter feed when I caught a glimpse of a photo posted by @FillWerrell that brought me back to … Continue reading

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Mario Batali Invades Home, No One Minds

From faux twerking fails to parents pretending to steal their kids’ Halloween candy, Jimmy Kimmel really likes to surprise his audience. This week Kimmel … Continue reading

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Breaking the Barn Ceiling

We hear about women breaking the glass ceiling, but is there a term for this in the agriculture industry? Recently, I heard a really … Continue reading

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Taking the Cake

Auctions usually make me think of antique jewelry or film memorabilia, so when I heard that a slice of wedding cake sold for $4,160 … Continue reading

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Eating More Fruit? Survey says, you are not alone!

BLOG: Nothing beats a piece of fruit – other than a sandwich, of course. The number two food is gaining popularity for its convenience. Continue reading

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[Brussels] Sprouting Up Everywhere

Last weekend I attended a comedy show featuring Nick Kroll as the opening act. During a bit about food and The Food Network, Kroll … Continue reading

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Take Your Turkey To-Go

Cranberry sauce, stuffing, turkey and – takeout? Thanksgiving is a holiday that most people associate with home, but not everyone is lucky enough to … Continue reading

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Plum Organics’ Total (Product) Recall

BLOG: Last week Plum Organics issued a product recall for a range of their pouch products. Here’s why honesty is the best policy. Continue reading

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