Tropicana Relents!

Yay! Tropicana has decided to go back to their old packaging! When I first saw the new packaging, the word, “generic” came to mind immediately, even before I discovered that’s what happened when MOST people saw the new packaging – LOL. Perhaps the color of the orange juice just paled… Continue reading

Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix

I picked up the complimentary ‘Something Extra’ magazine from our local Nob Hill Foods supermarket the other day. While I was wandering through the pages, my attention caught on the recipe for homemade hot chocolate mix. I was excited because over the last year we’d been looking at the ingredients… Continue reading

Safeway Organics Blood Orange Italian Soda

If you’re a fan of orange soda, but don’t like the fake orange, high-fructose corn syrup stuff, you’ll be needing to try Safeway Organics Blood Orange Italian Soda. It’s fantabulous! Really orangey, really tangy, and has great ingredients: carbonated water, organic blood orange juice from concentrate, organic sugar, citric acid,… Continue reading

Virgil’s Root Beer

It’s almost a meal unto itself – one bottle of Virgil’s Root Beer is more like a dessert. It’s really not just another carbonated drink you can pound down while you’re eating a burger. It must be savored and meditated upon! There’s so many complex flavors dancing around on your… Continue reading

Octopus Dumpling Soda

It’s what you’ve all been waiting for! A soda drink made with the flavors of diced octopus, tempura scraps (tenkasu), pickled ginger, konnyaku, and green onion, topped with okonomiyaki sauce, green laver (aonori), mayonnaise, and katsuobushi (fish shavings). And no, I’m never going to try it, but that doesn’t stop… Continue reading

Chocolate Intensity

I have one thing to share with you: dark chocolate sludge at the bottom of an empty mug of hot chocolate. OH YEAH. 😉[Tags: chocolate, dark chocolate, hot chocolate] Food Blog:; Foodie T-Shirts & Gifts: