September 27, 2014

Really? Chinese Noodle Shop Owner Confesses to Lacing Meals with Opiates to Get Customers Returning for More

The South China Morning Post confirmed its story earlier this week that a noodle shop owner in the Chinese provincial capital of Xi’an had confessed to Chinese police that he had been secretly including a paste made of poppy pods into his menu items. The article reports that the restaurant owner did so in the hopes of making his customers addicted to his noodles. Read the rest of this entry »

July 19, 2013

Seasonal Dishes from Noodles & Co.

The other night I stopped by my local Noodles & Co. for a late dinner. When I approached the counter I was immediately took back my go-to order when I saw their new Seasonal Dishes from Your World Kitchen summer items. Needless to say, I had to try and tell you about them. Read the rest of this entry »

February 2, 2011

5 Snowy Day Spaghetti Sauce Recipes

If you’re snowed in, like millions of Americans who were hit by “Snowmageddon 2011,” why not make the most of your day and try cooking up a tasty meal?  A spaghetti dinner is hearty enough to keep you warm during a chilly winter’s day, and you can make it with ingredients you already have in your pantry!  Here are our 5 favorite spaghetti sauce recipes to make on a snowy day! Read the rest of this entry »

November 19, 2010

Heart-Healthy Kamut Pasta Salad


A while back, we received some kamut pasta from Eden Foods to try out.  Now, I’m sure you’re asking (like I initially did), “What the heck is kamut?“  Eden Foods describes it like this: “The ancient wheat Khorasan (kamut®) is small batch freshly milled and traditionally hand crafted into wholesome, Heart Healthy* 100 percent whole grain spirals…low fat, rich in fiber and made without salt. Khorasan wheat is often enjoyed by those intolerant to common, modern hybrid wheat.”  I was intrigued, so was excited to try it! Read the rest of this entry »

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