Starting off the New Year by Cleaning Out the Pantry

Happy New Year! Kick off the new year by cleaning out your pantries! I spent several hours going through all the spice and herbs in the pantry and tossing out all the expired spices and spices without labels. It was a chore. I found spices that expired in 2012! When food is prepared with spices the spices should taste fresh … Read More

Salmonella Found in Zachary Easter Egg Candy

Zachary, maker of chocolate marshmallow Easter eggs found Salmonella. Zachary took voluntary recall action. Zachary posted on it’s website a press release with details about their investigation, findings and update on their chocolate marshmallow Easter egg candy. After retesting by a independent 3rd party it is confirmed Salmonella is not present.    

Toxic Fruits and Vegetables

Treehugger provides advise for smart eating.Click here is their list of toxic fruits and vegetables to be aware of and to try to buy the organic variety. They highly recommend always buying organic. I agree with this logic and wisdom.

Martha Payne – Food Blogger – Journalist at 9 – Gets to Blog Again!

Martha Payne understands what a healthy meal is, she decided to take a deep hard look at her school lunches. Martha’s findings will astound us but not surprise us. She blogs the results of her lunch research in her food blog “NeverSeconds“. Martha is smart and clever – she created a rating scale called food-o-meter in which she reviews: Mouthfuls … Read More

LOL Sleep Deprivation & National Donut Day

I would have never guessed, but these researchers took the time to study the affects of sleep deprivation and the impact on National Donut Day. The real thrust of the research lays in the finding that lack of sleep has an impact on what you eat. Which makes complete sense, lacking sleep will cause your judgement to be impaired making … Read More

Thumbs Down for H.A.N.D!

We were hoping to bite into some savory juicy burgers “Americain” at H.A.N.D. (Have A Nice Day) in Paris. But we were all disappointed. The burgers were mediocre, there was hardly any cheese on the cheese-burgers, the cokes were flat, the onion rings looked like they were frozen Oreida, the milk shakes were watery and my strawberry cupcake tasted like … Read More

Food, Inc If you Missed You Can see It

Dinner will never look the same again with this “powerful wake-up call for consumers,” ( Food, Inc. This compelling film is all about where your food comes from and what you should know about it. Food, Inc. exposes the highly mechanized substructure that has been hidden from the American consumer with the consent of the government’s regulatory agencies, the USDA … Read More

Daily Eats New Blogger: Chef Lisa Buzzeo

Lisa Buzzeo is a passionate and unique artist. Combining her love for the arts and food, became talented Garde Manger Chef. An eye for presentation and taste for perfection, always has a new idea to share. Chef Lisa is Daily Eats’ newest blogger.

Books for Sweet Lovers and Wine Novices

Wine and Candy, two great tasting foods, that are delicious and mysterious. To the average person deciding on a wine to purchase can be a mind boggling. Wine Secrets, Advice from Winemakers, Sommeliers, and Connoisseurs, by Marnie Old, provides a user’s guide to taking the overwhelming complexities out of the grape. Marnie Old takes the novice wine drinker from wine … Read More

Chipotle’s Kind Acts in Customer Recognition!

It was Monday night and another late night at work. I was starved so I wondered over to Chipotle at 316 N. Michigan Avenue. I’ve been there a number of times since I started working in the Chicago office. I guess you can call me a Chipotle regular. I like it because most of the flavorful meats are free range … Read More