In dealing with all the things we've dealt with over the last couple of years, one thing is pretty clear--we're reaching for "comfort foods" here in Illinois and everywhere else a lot more than ever before.
In the interests of full disclosure, I'm happy to point out that I proudly worked for a grocery store (Pineway Supermarket in Oregon, Illinois) for about three years, and even with that experience, I didn't know what the number one most stolen item is.
Yeah, I know. We're not supposed to be travelling anywhere for Thanksgiving. You're being discouraged from taking a car ride, let alone a plane trip. But, if you're going anyway, here's what you can bring along.
When you think of "Fair food," chances are you're thinking of something on a stick. Finding a way to serve up something on a skewer of some sort has become the trademark of fairs, whether we're talking county or state.
On The Riley & Scot Show, we have frequent discussions about food. The newest trends, competitive eating, the latest offerings in the restaurant world, etc.
As far as palates go, I'm a bit more adventurous than Scot. I like a wide variety of things, and am willing to try new and/or somewhat offbeat food items. Sc...
As I've pointed out in this space before, we're the media, and it's our job to scare you. I'm kidding...for the most part.
However, after reading a very interesting piece at The Daily Meal about "doomed foods," I gotta tell you I'm somewhat concerned...