| Apr 23, 2011
| 4:33 PM
We're counting down to Easter by celebrating some of our favorite Easter candies. So far, we've covered the Whitman's Sampler, Cadbury Creme Eggs, Godiva and See's chocolates, and Peeps. Here, we consider the Easter-themed Pez dispenser. Price: $1.79...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Irene Rosenfeld to lead Kraft's new snacks spin-off...
| Mar 6, 2011
| 4:00 PM
Grebe's garden is filling up - with weeds. It's been way too hot to get out there and carefully pluck and pull.
On the other hand, the tomatoes are growing and there is plenty of green fruit on the vine. Now on to the...
| Feb 19, 2011
| 7:44 AM
Here are the top deals and coupons found in this weekend's Sunday Chicago Tribune. My favorite deals this week are free Dove deodorant at Walgreens (after coupons) and the free oatmeal at McDonalds coupon.
COUPONS: Just one insert this week, a RedPlum....
| Feb 1, 2012
| 9:24 AM
Hershey Co. raised its sales and earnings outlook for the current year, expecting momentum to carry over from a fourth-quarter where earnings rose 4.9%, helped by higher prices on its candy.
Separately, Hershey raised its dividend by 10%.
The maker of...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:22 AM
Carol Mackey The Entertaining Epicurean
about 24 asparagus spears
12 thin slices of prosciutto
12 thin slices of provolone
1/2 cup olive oil
1 tsp aged balsamic vinegar
salt and pepper
Trim asparagus to...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 11:16 AM
Background: Rock N Roll Ribs is the brainchild of Nicko McBrain, drummer of heavy metal band Iron Maiden, and Mitch Tanne, a grocery wholesale business owner. McBrain and Tanne have been friends for 20 years. While celebrities often open restaurants...
| Jun 1, 2011
If there's one thing we've learned, don't make Naomi Campbell mad, she may throw a phone at you or better yet a lawsuit!
The British supermodel may do just that to Cadbury chocolates. She's furious and hurt over a new ad for the Cadbury Dairy Milk Bliss....
| Aug 8, 2012
| 1:46 PM
For the past three weeks, Terin Izil has showered using Dasani water, worn an adidas swimsuit as underwear and has opted for a diet that mainly consists of McDonald's, Kellogg's cereal and Chobani yogurt.
It's called the "5 Ring Diet."
| Apr 4, 2010
Throughout Europe, Easter-related festivities fill streets, squares and stores. For the religious, it's a time of church services, prayers and rituals. For the secular world, it means feasting, candy, games and, yes, the Easter Bunny. But even though most...
| Apr 9, 2009
Remember the big SnackWells craze of the 1990s? Consumers flocked to the lowfat or nonfat cookies until they realized (and nutritionists noted) that when fat is subtracted from treats, sugar is usually added. You can have a lower percentage of fat or of...