Food & Wine

How to Choose Wine Like a Snob

I’m no ordinary wine snob…

True, I love wine.

What, There’s Alcohol in My Diet Soda?

It’s too good to be true.

Last fall, we told you about the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)ordering new food labels to appear on pre-packaged foods. The big deal about that is manufacturers must now include “added sugars” to the labels so folks can see exactly how much of the sweet stuff is naturally occurring and how much is added.

Real Men Don’t Drink Soy

“Real men don’t drink soy”…

That line opened one of the most popular tips I’ve ever given in my Retirement Millionaire monthly letter.

Are You Ready for a Blueberry Price Spike This Summer?

Last month, a late freeze wiped out as much as 80% of Georgia’s blueberry crop. According to Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black (emphasis added):

We saw blueberry fields that had the potential to be the biggest and best crop of Georgia’s production history that you would now not be able to find enough blueberries that survived the cold to make one pie.

Three Surprising Foods to Help You Fight a Deadly Epidemic

You or one of your closest two friends are likely in this group…

It’s an epidemic that is putting one out of three Americans at risk… and claiming hundreds of thousands of American lives each year…

Where Will You Be This Saturday?

If it’s a Saturday in the spring, I’m probably hitting the local farmer’s markets…

I love buying fresh produce when it’s in season. I’ll even exchange what I grow in my garden – like blackberries, raspberries, peaches, rhubarb, tomatoes, and herbs – for anything I don’t grow.

Watch Out for These ‘Dirty Dozen’ at the Market

One of our favorite fruits just landed on the “Dirty Dozen” list…

Last week, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) released this year’s list of their findings for foods that are most contaminated by pesticides. The top 12 offenders receive the label of the “Dirty Dozen.”

The Danger Lurking on Your Stove

A few years ago, my friend Porter Stansberry tried to poison me.

I was down in Miami visiting him when he decided to cook us breakfast. Coming back into the kitchen for another cup of coffee, I found him cooking eggs and black beans in a nonstick pan… and using a metal fork to stir and flip the food.

Have You Bought Next Year’s Turkey Yet?

Tomorrow, enjoy your family, food, friends… and especially the turkey.

Turkey is a great source of lean protein (which means less calories).

Would You Eat 40-Year-Old Canned Corn?

Who in their right mind would eat a 40-year-old can of corn?

In 1974, scientists tested a can of corn that was dated from 1934… 40 years earlier. NPR reported that when they opened the can, “The contents looked and smelled pretty much like ordinary canned corn.” The nutrient level was generally unchanged.