Taste testing for the Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest

Bake-Off contest taste testing

I wasn’t quite sure what to expect when I was recently given a chance to watch part of the taste testing to determine the semifinalist recipes for the final category in the 46th Pillsbury Bake-Off... View Full Post

Can you really redeem a 100-year-old coupon?

Vintage cookbook for Gold Medal Flour

Have you ever set aside a letter or some paperwork only to later wonder, “Whatever happened to that?” Eighty-seven-year old Laurine Williams from Pennsylvania knows that feeling all too... View Full Post

Mexico inspires the flavors of Old El Paso

Old El Paso

Spicy, mild, robust, colorful, flavorful and delicious – all words that Old El Paso chef Jonathan Griebel uses to describe the tastes and allure of Mexican food. For more than a decade,... View Full Post

Securing a sustainable artichoke crop

Artichokes in Peru

Over the last six years, I’ve had the pleasure of working with our co-packer partner and farmers in Junin, Peru, a community tucked neatly on the slopes of the Andes Mountains, to devise a... View Full Post

How to make the grade at school? Breakfast

Fuel Up Breakfast

It’s smart for kids to eat breakfast. Children who eat breakfast every day scored higher on IQ tests, according to a recent University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing study. So as kids... View Full Post