Food Adventures from the Road to the Carolinas

Pride brand "buttery spread" (USA)

My husband, baby and I spent the last ten days travelling from our home in southern Ontario to sunny North and South Carolina on a trip that was half vacation, half our friend’s wedding. We didn’t get the best weather, but it was warmer than the ice storm we left behind! Living relatively close to […]

Cream Cheese: Cream, Cheese, or Neither?

The prospect of living without my favourite layered nacho dip or the occasional drive-through bagel makes me hesitant to start penning this post. The truth is, cream cheese is one of those foods I’d rather stay ignorant about that give up. And if I find out cream cheese isn’t cream or cheese at all, I’ll […]

What is a Modified Milk Ingredient?

Babybel Cheese Package

Milk. Close your eyes and think about the last advertisement for milk you saw on TV. Are you picturing: Happy cows smiling at the camera? Pastoral scenes? Phrases like “pure” and “wholesome”? Dairy companies know that consumers yearn for “the rural countryside, a space implied to be healthier, both morally and hygienically”. We want to […]