Category Archives: Food and drink

Money Over Health

Years ago there was a lot of talk about the amount of sugar in many of the foods we buy, even so-called health foods. Looking at the labels of many breakfast cereals, you’re better off just giving your kids milk … Continue reading

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Do What’s Natural

Why do people who choose to follow alternative diets have to try and push their views onto others? Vegans can be the most annoying, but then there are the vegetarians, the strict carnivores, and then the gluten free even though … Continue reading

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Think I’m Addicted

For about the past 8 years or so, I have been having an increasing amount of breakouts on my face. I used to rarely ever get zits and blemishes. In my teens and twenties I had the face of a … Continue reading

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Another For My Blacklist

I rarely eat out these days. It’s cheaper and healthier to make your own meals whenever possible. Sometimes though one must out of necessity. Tonight was one of those times. The chicken I had set in the fridge early Sunday … Continue reading

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Why Would Someone Do This?

What brainiac decided that it would be a good thing to put salt on caramel, or any sweet stuff for that matter? Why would they then proceed to put said gross salted caramel in an English muffin? Someone actually thought … Continue reading

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Everything Kills

I’ve been seeing so much talk tonight on social media about the “latest” study on how bad bacon, sausage, ham, and processed meats are bad for you and that they can increase your risk of cancers. This is old news … Continue reading

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Next Time, Read Before I Buy

Saw a sale on some nuts at the shop today. I love nuts but sadly they are normally a tad too expensive for me to splurge on all the time. I spotted some cocoa roasted almonds which I used to … Continue reading

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Inexplicable Observation

Here’s something random. I’ve noticed something odd every time I go to the store and look into the meats section. For some reason, whole boneless chicken breasts cost less per pound than the same amount of chicken breast tenderloins. What … Continue reading

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Not Quite the Same Taste

Ever grow accustomed to a specific taste? Years ago, I always used sugar in my hot tea. Then for a while I got out of the hot tea habit for some strange reason, but then about 6 years ago I … Continue reading

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Do You Really Need Directions On This?

On some packages of cheese I have been getting lately, they have recipes on how to make simple sandwiches. Nothing fancy, just your normal, run of the mill sandwich which any chimp can figure out. Ham and cheese croissant: slice … Continue reading

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A Sweet Taste From the Past

I will probably have to forego sweet treats for the rest of the week, but ohhh the taste was worth it. Somebody at the office I worked at today brought in true paczki to share with co-workers. Not the kind … Continue reading

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What We Do to Ourselves

As I’ve gotten older, I have become more aware of what I put into my body. I am still far from being a health nut. When I eat oatmeal I put in enough sugar to negate any health benefits that … Continue reading

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Is It Safe?

It’s kinda scary when you buy food at a grocery store and then later on read in the news that one of the items you bought is on a recall. Good thing I did not eat that particular item when … Continue reading

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Buffets Are Scary Places

It’s true! All-you-can-eat buffets are quite scary. Reason 1: You always end up eating more than you should. Reason 2: You never know what might be lurking in the food if it has sat out too long. And reason 3: … Continue reading

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Subliminal Cravings

I’m craving tacos big time. The only thing stopping me was the price of the ground beef. But I swear somehow subliminally, the taco suggestion got planted. Seemed that every aisle of the grocery store was telling me to make … Continue reading

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What Exactly is Natural?

Not sure what really made me notice this. I’ve always read labels on packages, but never gave it too much thought. While sitting at my workstation in job #1 having a little snack of Triscuits and idly reading the box. … Continue reading

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Sleepy Food

I do not understand how some foods I eat seem to relax me so much I doze off not long after eating it. Worst offender seems to be Chinese food and Chinese inspired food. Never fails when I eat certain … Continue reading

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Food Redundancy

Something I actually took notice of not long ago, though it is something that has been around probably as long as there have been pizza joints. Not complaining mind you, as I have on occasion indulged myself. The observation of … Continue reading

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Comfort Treat for Autumn

A blog from back in 2006. A yummy comfort treat. Two sweet recipes perfect for the autumn season.  For me, nothing brings in autumn better than some of the late harvest fruits to compliment the changing colors of the trees … Continue reading

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Paczki, Oh How I Miss Thee

Today was Fat Tuesday and for the 10th year in a row I have not had an authentic paczki. I am not Polish nor Catholic (therefore do not observe Lent), but every year growing up in the paczki capital of … Continue reading

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Another Recipe Blog!

Hey there, time for another recipe or two. I know I kinda missed August but I am sure nobody really cared. Anyways, I recently discovered that I can cook fish not only from a yellow box but from the actual … Continue reading

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