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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



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


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


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


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