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

Honoring fallen heroes

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The “Dark Horse Battalion” was deployed in 2010 to an area of Afghanistan ruled by the Taliban. There they encountered more than 520 firefights and had more than 200 injured Marines – many of... View Full Post

Twitter Chat: Christina Verrelli

Christina Verrelli

I had a great time doing a Twitter Chat earlier tonight in Las Vegas with Christina Verrelli, the Grand Prize winner of the 45th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest in 2012. We met up in the press room at... View Full Post

Trends in pizza

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America’s tastes are changing when it comes to pizza. The ordinary – pepperoni, sausage and so on – is giving way to the out of the ordinary, according to Madison Mayberry, a food... View Full Post

Unveiling the Red Hot Holiday Trends


Odds are, your mother, grandmother, and perhaps even great-grandmother all looked to Betty Crocker for baking and holiday entertaining advice at some point. So while some things have changed... View Full Post