Category Archives: Reviews

Bacon Ritz crackers?

This time of year, I’m not enthusiastic about cooking.  We still get hungry though.  We’re just more inclined to seek cool, no-cooking-required foods. Peanut butter, cheese, tuna, chicken, turkey, and cold cuts are all favorites.  We even cooked a turkey … Continue reading

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Skippy peanut spread with dark chocolate taste test

After trying whipped peanut butter with s’mores flavoring recently, and because we’re huge peanut-butter-and-chocolate fans here, we tried Skippy peanut spread with dark chocolate.  It sounded great, right? This time, the taste test was on our own dime too.  It … Continue reading

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New Product-Jif Whips Whipped Peanut Butter & S’mores

I was recently asked to try & review Jif Whips Whipped Peanut Butter & S’mores.  I’ll confess, I had completely missed its debut on the market, and I guess it had been out a while.  The whole idea of whipped … Continue reading

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Healthy Venezuelan Cooking by the Nomad Cook

Healthy Venezuelan Cooking offers anecdotes and recipes for Venezuelan foods, focusing on making these dishes heathier and lighter for the modern diet. With photos and clear instructions, it’s a great resource for any adventurous foodie and would make a fantastic gift for the foodie in your life. Continue reading

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Great new product for mushroom lovers

I discovered something in the freezer case, in the vegetable section, that has me smiling. I love mushrooms, which aren’t exactly cheap.  I also hate slicing them, so often buy the pre-sliced ones.  They don’t cost that much more, and … Continue reading

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McCormick’s Gourmet: Bourbon Spiced Pork

  I saw something new in the grocery aisle the other day, and I thought I’d try it.  It’s unusual for me to try things like this, as I’m fairly adept at using spices to season things without purchasing a … Continue reading

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Pillsbury Key Lime Premium Cookie Mix–a review

I bought a box of Pillsbury Key Lime Premium Cookie Mix.  It was an accident, really.  I thought it was a lime cake mix.  I made them today finally, mostly to just get it off of the shelf where it … Continue reading

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Folger’s Vanilla Biscotti coffee in review

I received a sample of Folger’s Vanilla Biscotti coffee to try and then review. First, let me explain me and coffee.  I really like coffee, but I’m not crazy about flavored coffee, preferring to add my flavor later, if I … Continue reading

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Macaroni & Cheese: Kraft versus store brand

I’ll admit, I’m a budget minded shopper.  I’ll try store brands, and many items I choose to buy are store brands or lesser known brands One of the things that I considered pretty useless for purchasing was macaroni and cheese … Continue reading

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Farmageddon–the movie

Food safety is a hot topic these days.  Even hotter is the seat of the small family farm, especially if they are truck farmers, dairies, or a diversified farm.  It seems that they are literally under attack from various government … Continue reading

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