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Farm To Fido: Dog Food Goes Local

Farm To Fido: Dog Food Goes Local

| July 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Feeding your pooch with locally sourced meats and vegetables may seem like the culinary equivalent of a Versace pet bowl. But producers of this posh-sounding pet food say it can cut down on food waste and help farmers.

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Pussy Pop

Pussy Pop

| April 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Did you know that Mountain Dew is now making a breakfast soda? That Pepsi has created “Pepsi Max,” which contains ginseng and even more caffeine that a regular cola? And that there’s a new brand of soda called Pussy Pop?

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Dog Cookies: Treats for Man And Beast

Dog Cookies: Treats for Man And Beast

| June 4, 2010 | 4 Comments

Milk-Bone dog biscuits were the only read-to-eat snack food within my reach when I was too small to reach the higher shelves. They were right there under the sink with the dishwasher detergent, ant poison, and the Drano. Given my choices, I think I made the right decision, snackwise. Don’t you?

Please don’t answer that last question.

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A Chipper Little Sunday Brunch

A Chipper Little Sunday Brunch

| February 19, 2010 | 4 Comments

A little while back, I received a phone call from my friend Lyle:

“Hey, uhhhh… Mike? So… Cybele and I just got back from Mexico and saw that Chipper just laid and egg. Cybele was wondering if you wanted to come over and eat it.”

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Homemade Dog Food

Homemade Dog Food

| December 6, 2008 | 4 Comments

My dog Luna eats better than I do. It’s not to say that I don’t eat well, but she eats Superfood.

Once upon a time, not very long ago, she ate high-quality kibble. She hated it. Mealtime was spent coaxing, pleading, and trying any means necessary to get her to eat. It was a battle of wills, a struggle of stubbornness, and she usually won. Winning meant a scoop of cottage cheese or a bit of chicken mixed into her kibble. She’s really not a stupid dog, and knew if she held out, we’d eventually give in. Even so, she’d still poke around and begrudgingly eat it.

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