Category: Food

  • Happy National Beer Day

    Happy National Beer Day

    In the United States, today is National Beer Day! Today in 1933, beer became legal again during the tail end of 18th Amendment prohibition of alcoholic beverages. What’s interesting is that the 21st Amendment, repealing the 18th, was not effective until December 1933, so why is today a day? On this date, the Cullen-Harrison Act…

  • My Official Statement on Pumpkin Spice Mac & Cheese

    My Official Statement on Pumpkin Spice Mac & Cheese

    Kraft has released a new flavor of Mac & Cheese (or Kraft Dinner for my Canadian friends)—Pumpkin Spice Mac and Cheese. Ignoring that I am finding it impossible to type “Pumpkin Spice Mac & Cheese” without having to delete “latte”, I wish to clarify my position on it. I’ve never tried it. I don’t plan…

  • Texas Leading Innovation

    This is why I chose UT-Austin for my undergraduate education. An institution of the first class, they solve problems that most aren't yet aware exists.

  • Children’s Allergies

    Over on the Daddy Blog, I shared a video of a 4-minute presentation I gave on one of the challenges of having a kiddo with food allergies. Watch the video below or click the link above to read the transcript. Also on: Twitter

  • Mole Fairy

    My mother-in-law walked in, set down a huge container of chicken mole, then left the house. That was pretty amazing. Also on: Facebook Twitter

  • No more coffee in flight?

    They may not tell you, but there are a few things flight attendants would never drink in the air. Source: Why you should think twice before ordering coffee or tea on a plane Per the article, airplane tap water is really gross so don’t drink the coffee. Do I chance it as the airport-kiosk-coffee lobby…