TIP OF THE DAY: Popcorn & Wine Pairings

[1] (photo courtesy Hidden Valley). [2] (photo courtesy Coupons.com).[3] Go whole-hog with a pairing flight (photo courtesy Skinnygirl).   For the Oscars on Sunday, how about some popcorn pairing fun? If you typically watch the show with a bowl of popcorn, consider moving past the beer and soda in favor of wine pairings. Wine and…
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FOOD FUN: Why Ask Why? Food Trivia

Top: Crackers have pin holes so the air escapes and they don’t rise. Photo courtesy PantryPacker.com. Bottom: A checmical in mint tricks the brain info feeling coolness. Photo by Jeffrey Collingwood | SXC.   Here are some fun food facts adapted from TodayIFoundOut.com Why Chiles Taste Hot The heat in chiles comes from a colorless,…
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HALLOWEEN: Haunted Popcorn Hands

Creative Halloween fare. Photo courtesy Popcorn.org.   We love this party favor idea from Popcorn.org. We’d suggest them as trick-or-treat items, but many parents don’t let kids eat the “open” food for safety reasons. So, bring them to friends, to the office, and anywhere else you like. RECIPE: HAUNTED HALLOWEEN POPCORN HANDS Ingredients Clear polyethylene…
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PRODUCT: GH Cretors, A Better Popcorn Treat

Three of the five flavors of GH Cretors elegant popcorn. Photo courtesy GH Cretors.   Flash back to Super Bowl Sunday: We consumed five bags of GH Cretors popcorn, one of each flavor. The empty bags were flattened and brought to the office, where they were added to the “to be written up” box. Alas,…
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PRODUCT: Angie’s Kettle Corn

Kettle corn: a bit salty, a bit sweet. Photo by River Soma | THE NIBBLE. Some people like their popcorn extra-crunchy. Others like a softer chew. If you’re in the latter camp and like sweet popcorn, Angie’s Kettle Corn may be the treat you’re looking for. Made in Minnesota, it’s the official kettle corn of…
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