Here at Chew on That, we absolutely adore Chef Rick Bayless. Editor Hillary actually attended Rick Bayless’ Top Chef Masters Viewing Party in 2009, and she had a blast! So when we found out that we could chat with Rick about cooking, the non-profit initiative Seeds of Change, and get a demonstration of him making his famous chipotle shrimp, we were ecstatic! Check out the video after the jump!
Pepsico made waves last month as they unveiled their “Skinny Can” for Diet Pepsi. Now Pepsi has revealed a new container, but this one is getting press for the right reasons. Pepsi’s new plastic bottle is completely made out of plant material.
The container is the world’s first 100% plant-based PET bottle, and is actually made of switch grass, pine bark, corn husks and a variety of other natural materials. The bottle is also 100% recyclable and petroleum-free. While I haven’t held the bottle yet, Pepsi reports that the bottle feels and protects the bottle the same way as the old plastic version.
It’s so easy to lose focus on what’s most important once the holidays hit. Everyone is concerned about buying presents, what to make for the holiday meal and how much snow we’re going to get, but in reality, those things don’t matter as much as being with the people you love and helping those around you.
That’s why when I heard that Kenmore and The Food Network’s Sunny Anderson launched Kenmore “Baking for the Troops” to send up to 250,000 cookies to deployed troops with messages of support from Americans, it really made me happy. Read the rest of this entry »
For the past couple weeks, my mother and I have been on a mission. When we need something, anything pretty much, we’re trying to buy it at Jewel. If you haven’t heard yet, Jewel started a new promotion called “Find a Penny. Get Great Cookware.” It goes like this: Shop with your Jewel-Osco Preferred Customer Card® and collect reward stickers to redeem for Professional Cookware. Read more about it after the jump! Read the rest of this entry »