Archive | April, 2012

This guy has found ANOTHER way marketers screw with our food.

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We DON’T Need No Stinking Imports

We live in an amazing world that has gotten smaller and smaller. Foods now find their way to all regions of the world.  Here in America, we are blessed with a bounty of tasty goodness that we can import from ANYWHERE.  In fact, we have gotten so spoiled with importing high-end delicacies from foreign lands, that often times we […]

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You NEED To Meet My New Friend

He Fed Up followers and fans of random food related rants. This past week I made a new friend. He is actually more like an advisor. A reliable guide. Sort of like my own personal Yoda who shows me the path to good grub that is good for me. Seriously, check out the Crazy Food […]

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What Does Your Favorite Color Taste Like?

I hate how our society’s relationship with food has become so jaded. It has gotten to the point where manufactures gave up trying to connect their packaged food products to ANY  of their natural roots. It is actually kind of funny; Once you really start noticing the names and flavors given to many of the stuff you […]

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It is OK to eat the ENTIRE pint

You, know those times you sit down to watch some TV with a full pint of ice cream and then by the time the first commercial interrupts your show, you realize you ate the full pint… And then, after glancing at the nutritional label on the side and seeing that there are actually 4 “servings” […]

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Carrots DON’T Have Kids

Why is it so trendy these days to eat the offspring of our produce? Ok. Let me rephrase that; What are so many foods being sold in a “baby” form. It seems like ALL fruits and vegetables sold, now have some midget version of themselves sitting next to them on grocery store shelves. Baby carrots […]

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Getting Crabs In All The Wrong Places…

You are taking a risk if you walk into some hippie-veagan restaurant that only serves gluten and nut free foods, and then request A Texas t-bone with a slice of pecan pie for dessert.  The waiter may bring SOMETHING out, but it likely won’t be tasty. Now… Getting crabs, crawfish, or any crustacean in the middle of a mountain range, thousands of […]

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Melting Under the Pressure

There are a lot of cardinal sins that a grocery store cashier can commit which can then easily destroy the whole shopping experience. They can neglect the careful handling procedures needed for delicate items like cilantro and other herbs. They can improperly bag your goods, resulting in smashed bread loaves or broken eggs. And they can analyze your groceries, leading to comments […]

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Office Offences: Part One; WHAT THE HELL IS THAT?

Why is it ok to treat the office kitchen like crap? And why does basic etiquette and luch-room rules seem nonexistent in your place of employment? In this multi-part “rant“, the Fed Up team explores the work-place kitchen and why “the golden rule” does not seem to apply there. Part One; WHAT THE HELL IS THAT? […]

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Greasy Beauty

I just have to share how truly beautiful this pepperoni pizza is. I made it the other day and had to take a picture. This got me thinking that there needs to be more food-based artwork in this world. Portraits are over done, flowers are boring, and you can’t eat landscapes. Just imagine how tasty […]

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