Category Archives: Food

Explore: Ohio Wineries

Napa Valley and California wines first come to mind when we think domestic wines. But winemakers grew grapes in Ohio as far back as the 1830s. By 1865 Ohio produced more wine than any other state in the country. This state helped launch the wine industry in America, according to Donniella Winchell, executive director of Ohio Wine Producers Association. Ohio wineries might be one of its best kept secrets, something worth exploring from those outside the Buckeye state. What’s for sure is the wineries are definitely popular destinations and a worthwhile road trip for those who live here. Continue reading

Random Review: Trader Joe’s Golden Yellow Cake Mix and Chocolate Frosting Mix

I’ve walked past the Golden Yellow Cake Mix and Chocolate Frosting Mix in a box countless times at Trader Joe’s and for a nanosecond contemplate buying it. Finally, after consecutive weeks of buying chocolate covered yellow cupcakes at the local bakery for $2 each, I decided to try cake in a box from Trader Joe’s.  Continue reading