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General Mills’ Monster Cereals: A Brief History and Taste Test

Retro Boxes

Like poltergeists and Terminator model 101, “They’re back!” In 1971, the cereal geniuses at General Mills determined that what people really want for breakfast is monsters. Count Chocula appeared alongside Franken Berry, and they would forever become a part of the American popular landscape. The cereals themselves were solid creations with flavors based on chocolate and strawberry complete with marshmallow ... Read More »

Recipe: French Chocolate Sorbet

Chocolate sorbet

This version of chocolate sorbet comes from Le Zinc French Bistro in San Francisco. Read More »

Snack Review: Healthy Snack Chips


TasteTV reviews two new healthy snack chips, Harvest Snaps and CrispRoot Cassava Chips. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Diabetes Prevention and Management Cookbook’ by Johanna Burkhard and Barbara Allan


  The rising incidence of diabetes is creating a health crisis around the globe, but many people transition through a “prediabetes” stage, where blood glucose is elevated but is not high enough to be considered diabetes. Current research proves that people with prediabetes can take steps to reduce their risk of developing diabetes. And those same steps can help people ... Read More »

Restaurant Review (Singapore): ME@OUE

Sabah Lobster

At this fine restaurant you can mix and match French, Japanese and Chinese dishes, or stick with one cuisine, while enjoying a superb view. Read More »

Book Review: ‘150 Best Desserts in a Jar’ by Andrea Jourdan

150 Best Desserts in a Jar  by Andrea Jourdan

You’ll be the hit of any event when you use Andrea Jourdan’s recipes that have been developed over 25 years in Europe honing her skills in both traditional and modern cuisine. Read More »

Culture Review (NYC): Jazz Age Lawn Party

The Dreamland Follies, featuring Gregory Moore

For two summertime weekends, revelers and dancers in costumes from the 1920s and '30s take over New York's historic Governors Island. Read More »

Easy Taco Muffins

Pizza Muffins

Our Taco Muffins combine the delicious textures of pizza with the mouthwatering flavors of tacos. Read More »

Wine Review: 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon from Peju Winery

Peju Cabernet

TasteTV reviews the 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon of Peju Winery from Napa Valley in California. Read More »

GMOs and Ag-Gag Laws: America’s Government-Protected Poison

monsanto gmo

A long, long list of Monsanto people have moved into the federal government and vice versa. It's no surprise the government isn't protecting us. Read More »