TIP OF THE DAY: Fritos Chili Pie For National Chili Day & The Oscars

Top: Frito Chili Pie from Frito-Lay. Center: Country Living Magazine suggests making individual servings in Mason jars. Bottom: RealMomKitchen.com made the prettiest version.   Back in 2012, Fritos set the Guinness World Record for the largest-ever Frito Chili Pie: 1,300 pounds of Fritos, chili and cheese. For February 28th, National Chili Day, consider recreating the…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: National Jelly Bean Day

April 22 is National Jelly Bean Day. If you’re craving a sugar fix, Jelly Belly’s jelly beans have just 4 calories apiece. While there are numerous producers of tasty jelly beans, Jelly Belly, launched in 1976, was the first to sell them in single flavors (as opposed to mixed). The original flavors: Cream Soda, Grape,…
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[OLD] NEWS: The 10 Greatest Japanese Inventions Of The 20th Century

Ramen: voted the greatest Japanese invention of the 20th century. Photo © Olga Nayashkova | Fotolia.   It may be old news, but we just came across an old Japanese survey that names instant ramen as “the greatest invention of the 20th century.” We would have passed it by, but for the the fact that…
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