Fast Food

Burger King – Whopperitto

Growing up, my dad had a very particular eating habit.  It always fascinated me.  He would take left over spaghetti and meat sauce, and put it in a tortilla. Without fail – if we had spaghetti, and there was left overs, it would wind up in a tortilla. Well, why not? Isn’t the tortilla just…

Snacks

Trans-Ocean Seafood Snackers

By now, we’re all familiar with the Alaskan King Crab Fishing industry. One that hosts the most dangerous job in the world, resulting in a fatality rate 80 times higher than the average job. But what if we could avoid this all together? What if we could live in a world where we spare the lives…

Snacks

SPAM Snacks

SPAM was introduced by Hormel in 1937, and gained world wide popularity during World War II due to it’s long shelf life making it easy for the military to purchase in large quantities and ship out to soldiers. Pacific island nations and territories are among the biggest consumers of SPAM with Hawaii having a greater…

Canned Food

Loma Linda Fried Chik’n

13% of Americans identify themselves as Vegetarian or Vegan, creating a whopping $1.6 billion market for soy and plant based alternatives to meat. One major player in the meat alternative industry is Loma Linda, who produces a line of plant protein based meat analogs, and is popular among Seventh Day Adventists due to the denomination owning…

Frozen Food

Jimmy Dean Pancake & Sausage On a Stick

Someone once said food tastes better on a stick.  The folks at Jimmy Dean, famous for their mass marketed breakfast sausage, are putting that to the test. Possibly inspired by McDonald’s “put as much breakfast into one bite” McGriddle, Jimmy Dean has taken two of breakfast’s long standing pillars, sausage and pancakes, and singularly packaged them into America’s…

Exotic

Hakarl

This week we had family in town.  My wife’s aunt and uncle came in, and along with them her uncle brought something his brother had shipped him from Iceland. Hákarl. I’ll leave most of this post to the letter we received along with the Hákarl as it really does the job well describing what we…

Microwaveable

Hormel Compleats Dumplings & Chicken

After a week’s hiatus, I’m back! This time with a change of scenery.  Currently on a family vacation on the beach in Ventura.  Its been a beautiful week, full of fun, sun and sand… but alas, I can’t escape the clutches of shitty food. In picking up some items at the grocery store for our…

Fast Food

Burger King – Mac n’ Cheetos

About two weeks ago, my social media channels began blowing up. I couldn’t escape it… Friends, family, and readers of this blog wrote in, sending their requests, and now it’s happening.  We’re reviewing Burger King’s Mac n’ Cheetos. As of this writing, the Mac n’ Cheetos have been on the market at select Burger King…

Canned Food

B&M Brown Bread

Being a Californian, when I think of New England’s Finest, I think of clam chowder, or maybe Tom Brady… Not once do I think of canned Brown Bread. Brown Bread however is a popular regional staple of New England going back to the days of the Pilgrims. As practicing puritans the Pilgrims would cook the…