Please Stop Yelling At Me About GMOs

All that hellfire and brimstone people have been preaching about GMOs for years now? Might simply be stuff and nonsense.

Why You Should Shop at Ethnic Grocery Stores

Say Goodbye To Your Little Friend (Avocado)

In a world where the sun is hot and water is scarce, survival comes down to competition.

When Your Paycheck Is What Keeps You From Achieving Your Goals

The people Hull profiles want to get better jobs, or better-paying jobs, but they also want to do their Hardee’s jobs well. They have plans and goals for their lives, like having a wedding by a lake or saving enough money to move to a city that might have more job opportunities. The thing that consistently gets in the way is Hardee’s low wages. That is the mitigating factor on their dreams.

Kraft and Heinz are Merging, Cutting Jobs, Making Food Cubes

Big news in “brightly colored viscous liquid foods:” Heinz is buying Kraft and, with their powers combined, are becoming Kraft Heinz.

Building a Better Pancake

Anyway, I am in denial that Thanksgiving cometh and instead would like to know whose pancake recipe you use. Your family’s? Bisquick’s? Smitten Kitchen? Deborah Madison? I feel like we are not living our best pancake life.

How Do You Do Groceries?

Time to Panic About Hazelnuts

Not to worry, via my old favorite Venessa Wong at Businessweek, Nutella owns 25% of the world’s supply of hazelnuts and has acquired Oltan Group, the leading supplier of hazelnuts. Nutella will be fine. They account for 70% of all U.S. sales of chocolate spreads and are, somehow, a 2.5 BILLION dollar company. That’s a lot of people studying abroad and then coming home feeling really cultured because they put Nutella on their toast now. (BEEN THERE.) But it’s the other guys, the little confectioners, that have to worry.

More Women Are Vegetarian But More Men Are Vegan

Our Health Food Obsession

David Sax has an op-ed in The Los Angeles Time which discusses how we have a tendency to spend so much of our money on health food trends (because we want to eat the things we are told are good for us), but most of those trends end up being debunked: