Category: Food

19 Brands Owned By Giant Corporations

1. Blue Moon beer This first one hopefully doesn’t come as  a shock but it’s sad to say that many people were and are actually fooled into believing that these come from a micro brewery. The clever artsy ad campaign must have been what did it. Owned by: MillerCoors Brewing     2. Mrs. Meyers Clean […]

Mapping The Battle Of The Bulge: Russia’s War Against McDonalds

Since Russia first began rattling its retaliatory anti-Western-fast-food sabre at McDonalds in April, things have escalated. It started in Crimea, spread to Moscow, and now as Yopolis notes, has spread across much of Russia as more and more McDonalds stores are shuttered by Russia’s Food Safety Commission(Rospotrebnadzorom)…   The Map of Hostilities – all the […]

SHOCK: GMO Bananas To Be Tested On American Students

There’s a lot of back and forth debate about GMOs, whether they’re safe or not, and the jury is still out in terms of longer term tests, because they haven’t been conducted yet. What we can say for sure is that American college students, female students in particular, shouldn’t be the test subjects for GMO […]

Do You Really Want to Eat Hot Dogs After Knowing This?

Do You Really Want to Eat Hot Dogs After Knowing This? September 1, 2014 | By WakingTimes The hot dog is one of America’s most popular foods, with the average person consuming 50 of them per year. Hot dogs are one of the most nutritionally bankrupt foods. Yet for decades, they’ve been given a free […]

REVEALED: This Is How McDonald’s Cheeseburgers Are Made

REVEALED: This Is How McDonald’s Cheeseburgers Are Made Hayley Peterson, Business Insider 13days ago It’s National Cheeseburger Day, and McDonald’s sells more of them than anyone in the world. McDonald’s Australia has made a video showing exactly how its cheeseburgers are cooked and prepared. The video is part of a new effort by McDonald’s Australia […]

Banana Pudding Cake

Banana Pudding Poke Cake 1 box yellow cake mix (& package ingredients to make cake) 2 box (small) instant banana pudding 4 c milk 8 oz whipped topping 20 vanilla wafers, crushed sliced bananas Follow the direction on the cake mix box to prepare the actual cake. Prepare it in a 9 x 13″ pan. […]

Celebrating Nikki’s B-day at Amici Sushi, Lathrop, CA

Celebrating Nikki’s 2_th birthday,  we stopped by Amici Suchi in Lathrop. It was quite busy for a Thursday night.  While we waited for a table we enjoyed their newly opened club/bar area. What was once a storage room is now an intimate lounge area with a full bar and neo-mod decor,  which is in tune […]

Monsanto Records $156 Million Loss For Fourth Quarter

Source Monsanto Co. reported that the company recorded a loss of $156 million in the latest quarter, a loss that was considerably higher than expected. The loss amounted to about 31 cents per share. Analysts expected a loss of around 24 cents per share. Revenue rose to $2.63 billion in the quarter, an increase of […]

One Pot Roast Chicken and Tortellini – Made in New ALDI Kitchen Living Cast Iron Dutch Oven Ingredients 3 Tbs. olive oil 4 cloves garlic, crushed 1 whole chicken 2 cans (15 oz each) diced tomatoes, undrained 14 oz can artichoke hearts, drained and rinsed 1 cup water 1 Tbs. Italian seasoning salt and pepper to taste 2 packages (9oz each) refrigerated tortellini Parmesan cheese, shredded to garnish Instructions Heat olive […]


This was made especially for Nikki and I at Amici Sushi in Lathrop, CA. Shawn is a terrific proprietor and host. Cheers!