BigFood Eliminates Artificial Colors and Flavorings

lucky charms  copy

Your Lucky Charms still brim with sugar, but as of 2017, the will no longer have artificial colors and flavorings. General Mills just joined the BigFood fray to eliminate artificial things from their products. To break this down a bit, HuffPo reports General Mills is only addressing their cereal line. Currently, 60 percent of their cereals already are free… 

Read More »

Confetti Corn: A bright, flavorful side

confetti corn web

Have you ever walked into a room with over 100 chefs and cooked alongside them? That’s what I did last week and to say it was intimidating was an understatement. I needn’t have worried, though. A tough-talking, sweetheart of a chef took me under his wing and didn’t even bat an eye when I said… 

Read More »

A Conversation with Mark Bittman

Mark Bittman, A bone to pick

Mark Bittman is a beautiful combination of New Yorker bluntness and green living consciousness. He speaks about cooking healthy food with minimal impact on the planet and has written 14 books, including his best-selling cookbook series “How to Cook Everything.” He spoke this week at the Chef Culinary Conference at UMass/Amherst and shared a confession…. 

Read More »