Posts Tagged ‘pillsbury’

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 [...]

A sparkling New Year’s Eve party and a relaxing New Year’s Day brunch

champagne party

Ah, New Year’s Eve — when we celebrate the great moments and say goodbye to the not-so-great moments of the year past and welcome a fresh start. So, whether you’re hosting or bringing the fun to friends and family members, here’s what you need for a killer New Year’s Eve party: Cocktails Take a tip [...]

Our picks for Christmas deliciousness


There’s nothing quite like a leisurely breakfast in your jammies next to the tree, surrounded by gifts and crumpled wrapping paper. Unless it’s a boisterous brunch. Or Christmas dinner with your friends and loved ones. ‘Tis the season to make delicious memories and we’ve made our picks from the General Mills family of websites. Breakfast [...]