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Why, it's your Uncle Q, of course

Why is this guy on so many of our boxes?

Oh, him? That’s your Uncle Q – don’t you remember?

He’s our uncle? 

Yes. He’s really into oatmeal. 102 more words

Parenting

QuakerUp!

The weeks since Chicago Gourmet have been absolutely surreal. Coming away from the Bon Appétit event, I began noticing a shift in viewership and response to SMAK. 487 more words

Chitchat

What I Ate Wednesday, 10/15/14

So this might be the saddest “What I Ate Wednesday” to ever exist.  It was quite a dreary day here for the majority of the day, and I woke up this morning around 4:30am with a sore throat.   371 more words

WIAW

Oatmeal Cookies

I thought oatmeal cookies had been around for centuries — they just seem so old-fashioned. But it turns out that this cookie was essentially a 20th-century creation, one that became hugely popular in just a decade or two. 779 more words

Food History

recycled can made into a coffeepot & spoon

Slow traveling can, and likely will, teach a person the unexpected. From missing the comforts of home to a new experience, it presents common life at a new angle challenging the traveler to adapt. 482 more words

'Aunt Jemima' heirs seek $2B in suit claiming a conspiracy to avoid paying royalties

By: Debra Cassens Weiss

The heirs of two women who served as the model for Aunt Jemima are seeking $2 billion in a lawsuit that claims Quaker Oats and other companies exploited the women and made false promises of royalties. 231 more words

Law

Aunt Jemima heirs file lawsuit for $2 billion and revenue shares

Descendants of black women who appeared as “Aunt Jemima” have filed a lawsuit against PepsiCo, owner of Quaker Oats and the Aunt Jemima brand, saying they deserve $2 billion and a share of revenue from future sales. 287 more words

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