All About Tastebuds

Fri, Jan 17, 2014 1:02 pm
Have you ever heard the statement, Soup During The Winter, Heart Attack By Spring? Due to the large concentration of sodium for preservation in canned soups I hope the winter to spring statement was a focus more on canned cuisine.
Thu, Jan 16, 2014 2:33 pm

In a college town like Athens, Ohio, you can’t throw a stone without finding a unique food establishment, but O’Betty’s Red Hot! Dogs and Sausages stands out like a sore thumb - even if it’s located in one of the smallest buildings in town.

Tucked away just steps from Court Street - Athens’ main drag - is a place that takes hot dog love to a different level.

Thu, Jan 9, 2014 11:38 am

At the beginning of the year it’s easy to think about things we’d like to change. It’s kind of an American habit to look at what we dislike about our lives and make plans to change. The intentions are good – but usually lose steam shortly in the new year.

According to, 45% of Americans make a habit of making resolutions, 17% make them infrequently and 38% say they never make them. What’s more interesting is 24% say they never succeed and/or fail on their resolution each year.

Fri, Dec 13, 2013 3:02 pm
Jack Frost is a composite of several characters like Father Frost and Jokul Frosti. This fictional being is believed to control winter elements. Common happenings attributed to Jack Frost include cold weather, winter precipitation, and foliage changes. In literary terms, he is sometimes thus used as an idiom – or figurative symbol – of the effects of winter.
Wed, Dec 4, 2013 10:56 am
Food writer Peggy Wolff will give a talk on her new anthology, Fried Walleye and Cherry Pie: Midwestern Writers on Food, on Monday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m. in the Faculty Commons of Alden Library.