Foodie Friday

All things food from around the country

Holiday Gift Guide:  Pasta with Personality

Holiday Gift Guide: Pasta with Personality

There is always someone on my list that I am stumped about.  What in the world do you get for someone that has everything?  What is new and different that you can get for dad, grandma, grandpa, the neighbor,your best friend, your boss?  Here’s something ingenious and it’s going to end up being a big(…)

What are Probiotics?

Those who know me will tell you: I don’t like bugs!  I have to “be strong” in front of our kids and kill spiders and other bugs creeping by, but really, I despise them.  I am though, impartial, to the “bugs” in some of our foods that feed our guts.  And, I choose to eat(…)

Beef Chimichangas

Beef Chimichangas

Ingregients: 2 lbs ground beef, browned and drained 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tsp cumin 2 tsp oregano ½C taco sauce 1/2 C sour cream ¼ C apple cider vinegar 16 flour tortillas Shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, other favorite Mexican toppings – for serving day Directions: Brown and drain ground beef.  Return to skillet(…)

Adventure at the Market

After 12 years of living in Dayton, we finally made it to the 2nd Street Market.  What an adventure.  I had no idea that such a treasure was in our own backyard. This market is one of 25 outstanding public facilities operated by the Five Rivers MetroParks system (something else I didn’t know!).  The market(…)

McDonald’s Open Door Tour – Interesting Facts Part III

McDonald’s is committed to their local community.  Did you know that this year, the Miami Valley McDonald’s will award approximately $40,000 to local teachers through their “Make Activities Count Grant” program? This program has benefited over 890 teachers locally since it’s beginning.  Here are a few more interesting facts about the program:    This is the 10th year(…)

McDonald’s Open Door Tour – Interesting Facts Part II

McDonald’s Open Door Tour – Interesting Facts Part II

I’m Lovin’ all of the interesting facts that we learned during our Open Door Tour at McDonald’s. Did you know that employees wear color coded gloves based on what kind of food they are touching.  Clear gloves are worn for cooked food and blue gloves for raw foods.  Employees also have to wash their hands(…)