Tasty new division spices up Minnesota Cup competition

Pillsbury pancakes

Minneapolis’ Mill City Museum – near the banks of the Mississippi, where the history of Minnesota’s flour milling industry began – was a fitting backdrop for last night’s announcement of a... View Full Post

Archives returns to our roots

General Mills Archives

Betty Crocker, Poppin’ Fresh, the Green Giant and Cadwallader Washburn – along with a slew of historic General Mills artifacts and memorabilia – are on the move. The General Mills Archives... View Full Post

Meet the Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest winner

Glori Spriggs

Glori Spriggs didn’t have far to go to compete in the 46th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Spriggs, from nearby Henderson, was in fact the only finalist... View Full Post

The 46th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest


As I post this, the announcement of the million dollar grand prize winner in the 46th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest is just hours away. The 100 finalists prepared their contest-worthy recipes this... View Full Post

Medal of Honor winner shines spotlight on veterans

Medal of Honor winner Sal Giunta

A decade ago, a teenaged Sal Giunta left his Cedar Rapids, Iowa, home and job at Subway restaurant for the rugged terrain of Afghanistan. He returned a decorated U.S. Army hero. To mark Veterans Day,... View Full Post