Git-R-Done Grub Biscuits and Gravy
Frozen Food

Git-R-Done Grub Biscuits and Gravy

When thinking of southern comfort food breakfasts, nothing stands out more than classic biscuits and gravy. Soft, doughy biscuits smothered in a peppery pork sausage gravy. Many great mornings are started with these on the plate. At some point, someone decided it would be a great idea to package this deliciousness into a frozen, microwaveable…

Lay’s Southern Biscuits & Gravy Flavored Potato Chips
Snacks

Lay’s Southern Biscuits & Gravy Flavored Potato Chips

I remember a time back in the 90’s when it seems like the giant food conglomerates decided to all experiment with crazy ideas… Crystal Pepsi, Heinz EZ Squeeze Funky Purple and Blastin’ Green ketchups (thought technically it was introduced in 2000… but we’ll call it the 90’s for the sake of this article), various foods that…

Underwood – Roast Beef Spread
Canned Food

Underwood – Roast Beef Spread

I’m a big fan of roast beef.  Since probably the time I discovered deli sliced roast beef in high school, it’s been my go to sandwich meat.  There’s just something about that thin sliced beefy goodness, paired up with some sharp cheddar cheese, deli mustard, fresh tomato and lettuce, all piled between 2 slices of…

White Castle – Frozen Hamburgers
Frozen Food | Fast Food

White Castle – Frozen Hamburgers

Being a California native, we pride ourselves in being the home of the greatest burger chain of all time – In N Out. Though in the shadow of our amazing California burger empire, many other regional chains have held their popularity among their respected territories; Whattaburger in Texas, Krystal in the southeast, Culver’s in the…

Chicken Ready – One Whole Chicken In a Can
Canned Food

Chicken Ready – One Whole Chicken In a Can

Canning food has been a long held traditional way of preserving food, dating back to the late 18th century when Napoleon offered a cash prize to find a way to preserve food for his troops.  French cook and inventor Nicolas Appert successfully won this challenge when after 14 he discovered that if food is heated…

Pampa – Fancy Octopus
Canned Food

Pampa – Fancy Octopus

When you hear the word fancy, you think of high class, shiny clean things, nice cars, big houses, extravagance. Never do you think of the word Octopus. But now combining the two words, Fancy and Octopus together, if you’re anything like me, you’re picturing an octopus with a top hat, bow tie, and monocle. This…

IHOP – Denver Omelette Burger
Restaurant

IHOP – Denver Omelette Burger

When I think of IHOP, I immediately think pancakes.  And why not? It’s the International House of them! But today, we’re going to take a look at something completely different from the IHOP menu. Formed in 1957, IHOP quickly became a popular dining destination for those looking for a fast casual breakfast dining experience. The…

Hormel Tamales
Canned Food

Hormel Tamales

If there’s one thing I absolutely love, it has to be a Tamale!  Delicious steamed masa, filled with beef, chicken, fruits, you name it, wrapped and served in a corn husk (or banana leaf in some parts of Central America). The tamale may seem like a simple fare, but the one ingredient that matters most…

Tijuana Mama – Pickled Sausage
Snacks | Convenience Store

Tijuana Mama – Pickled Sausage

When one makes frequent drives between Sacramento and Los Angeles, you often find yourself grabbing something to snack on in one of the many lone gas stations sprinkled along the 5.  Gas station snacks come in all shapes, sizes, and flavors. From a great treat, to the shittiest of shitty foods.  On one such recent…

Kid Cuisine – Hello Kitty Chicken Breast Nuggets
Frozen Food

Kid Cuisine – Hello Kitty Chicken Breast Nuggets

Every parent knows that familiar sound when walking through the frozen food aisle of the grocery store… “MOM/DAD! Look, can we get this?” Undoubtedly the “this” they’re referring to is the brightly colored Kid Cuisine nestled between the Hungry Man ‘1lb of Food’ Salisbury Steak and Lean Cuisine Parmesan Crusted Fish. Growing up as a…