Do-nut Forget About Donuts!

Who can resist the scent of warm, freshly-baked donuts? Not me! There are so many varieties of donuts to choose from. No matter how hard I try to order just one for myself, I always leave with a dozen box! I'm sure we all saw the ads for National Donut Day that just passed and…

Beef: Hidden Complexity

Beef has been a topic in the hot seat for a few years. Some say red meat is just terrible for you and some say turning to plant-based meat patties is bad for you and the environment. Whatever your opinion on regular meat and plant-based meat may be, there's a complexity to beef that many…

No Place Like Local, Hometown Bakeries

There's no place like home - and one of the comforts of your hometown (be it small or big) is the local bakery...or bakeries. Bless the people who are passionate and talented enough to open up a shop where they sell their delicious treats! Where else would I buy desserts or brunch necessities?! I appreciate…

Chocolate: The Ultimate Indulgence

Some say chocolate is the ultimate indulgence. It's a comforting flavor that almost everyone likes. Whether you prefer milk or dark, you can always depend on it giving rise to fond memories of days gone by, as well as creating new memories. You can find this flavor on almost every restaurant menu and in nearly…

State Fair Food

Summer is calling, but spring has barely sprung! One of the things I look forward to during warmer weather is state fairs, and they're quite iconic in the Midwest. When I was a kid, the best parts were the games, rides, events, and of course those brightly lit food booths. The music, the crowd, the…