A few weeks ago I got an email from Planters letting me know that they’d like to send me samples of some of their seasonal nuts. I sort of took the term “samples” to mean that I’d get a few of those airplane sized bags of various types of nuts, but the following week I arrived home from work to find a pretty decent sized box on my front porch that contained almost eight pounds of Planters nuts. Now, I … Continue Reading »
You may not be aware of it, but today, November 15th, is National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day. I have no idea how long this so-called holiday has been around or who started it since this is the first time I’ve ever heard of it, but I decided to celebrate anyway by doing a little fridge cleaning of my own. Now, when most people clean out their refrigerators the food usually just ends up going straight into the trash. Not … Continue Reading »
A friend of mine is a pilot for JetBlue Airways and when I was over at his house one night recently he offered me a few bags of some chips I’d never heard of called PopCorners. Apparently JetBlue serves bags of these on their flights, and after trying them I can see why. These chips are great and are 100 times better than the crappy little bags of peanuts or pretzels that you get from most other airlines.
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If you’re from Milwaukee I’m sure you’re familiar with George Webb. For those of you not in the area though, George Webb is basically a chain of diners in Wisconsin founded in 1948 where you can stop in 24 hours a day for a cheap meal. Until recently there were close to 36 George Webb Restaurants in Wisconsin, but six of them recently opted not to renew their franchise agreements and now go by the name Griddlers Cafe.… Continue Reading »
It seems like every fall everything suddenly becomes pumpkin spice flavored. Starbucks starts selling their wildly popular Pumpkin Spice Latte, bakeries sell pumpkin spice muffins and Planters even just sent me some pumpkin spice flavored almonds in the mail. You know what I never see in fall though? Pumpkin spice bacon! Obviously this problem needed to be remedied, so armed with a pumpkin spice recipe I found online plus a couple additions I made to help turn it into more … Continue Reading »
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