Posts Tagged ‘pillsbury’

5 tips to get veggies into your favorite family meals

gina neely

If you’re like the typical American family, dinnertime is crunch time – kids arriving home from school, getting everyone ready for practice, games, music lessons, doing homework, taking the dog for a walk and getting everyone to bed on time. So, where does dinner fit in there again? Gina Neely, celebrity chef and TV host, [...]

Tasty changes for three of our brands


Fans of three popular General Mills products are noticing some changes. Trix, Cinnamon Toast Crunch and Pillsbury Toaster Strudel all went through a flavor infusion recently. Let’s start on the cereal side. The change for Trix centered on removal of the colored swirls that had been featured in the corn puff cereal for a decade, and a [...]

A real fruit ninja


What do Pillsbury Toaster Strudel, Guinness World Record holding swordsman Isao Machii and Fruit Ninja all have in common? They all came together at a fun event in Los Angeles to celebrate the news that Toaster Strudel is now made with more fruit! We invited Machii, who is a trained Samurai, to be a real-life Fruit [...]

47th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest finalists revealed


It’s happening! 100 creative home cooks have now been chosen to compete for more than $1 million in cash and prizes when the 47th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest takes place November 3 in Nashville, Tennessee. For the first time ever, a public vote will be combined with judges’ scores to determine the $1 million grand prize [...]

The Golden Doughboy


R. Toby Linwood, from Portland, Ore., has had a lot of interesting jobs over the years. He’s been a lead designer, art director, graphic designer, interior designer, painter, muralist and 3-D modeler. “I have created some really fun things, and I am always looking for a great project to keep my hands full.” Linwood, owner [...]

Announcing the 47th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest


For the first time, a public vote will be combined with the judges’ scores to determine the $1 Million Grand Prize Winner in the Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest. Pillsbury just announced that big news, as well as all the other details about the 47th edition of the contest, which will conclude with the Contest Finals at the [...]

A surprise to start the morning


Being serenaded by a country music singer, in your own home, sounds like a pretty good start to the day, doesn’t it? It happened for Celeste, in San Antonio, all because of a tweet she sent to Jerrod Niemann. She wrote: “@good morning. It’s 6:40 am, do you think the neighbors would hate me if [...]

What were people clicking in 2013?

Top posts of 2013

Here are the top five most viewed posts on “A Taste of General Mills” in 2013: 5) Top 10 reasons to bike to work 4) The history of our Monsters 3) 40 new yogurt products 2) Pillsbury Doughboy giggles for Geico And what was the most popular post in all of 2013?! The return of two [...]