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Hilarious food stories by Robin Benzle. Filled with interesting food facts, recipes and even some celebrity encounters.
       

EASY AND DELICIOUS WAYS TO EMBELLISH A PLAIN OLD PUMPKIN PIE:

 

PUMPKIN-PECAN PIE WITH...



       

A HOLIDAY LETTER TO MARTHA STEWART
by Robin Benzle

Dear Martha Stewart,
I just received your tear-stained letter. I’m so sorry to hear that you &ldqu...



       


By Robin Benzle

 paul newman
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CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE BOWL

by Robin Benzle

 

My life had plummeted to an all time low.  Due to a bad investment in stocks, I was forced to sell ...



       

COMPANY’S COMING!

 BREAKFAST IDEAS

 

by Robin Benzle

 

Company’s coming!  Company’s coming!  A...



       

EXCEEDINGLY SHORT FOOD POEMS

by Robin Benzle



       

I can’t much blame the French for having an attitude when it comes to cuisine.  After all, they’ve had a few thousand more years of practice than the American c...



       

FISH STORIES

by Robin Benzle

 

I grew up in a household where the boys got to go fishing and the girls ...



       

If I were a salad, I would never live in a place that would dress me in plain old iceberg lettuce with one mealy slice of tomato and three carrot shavings and then toss me uncer...



       

Back in the good old days when my husband was a normal American male, feta cheese was pretty much something we’d find sprinkled on salads in trendy restaurants along with ...



       

I love dolphins and islands and the smell of gasoline and Antonio Bandaras.  I love mayonnaise more than Miracle Whip and National Geographic specials and Amish country.&nb...



       

MAKE NO MISTEAK

by Robin Benzle

 

Make no misteak.  Probly the finast tasting sommer treeet you can toss on a grillx (the x is silent) is a big...



       

MARY HAD A LITTLE LAMB

by Robin Benzle

 

Mary had a little lamb,

Its fleece was white as snow.



       

NO MORE CHICKEN FINGERS

by Robin Benzle

 

Dear Resturont peopel,

 

My name is Tiffany.  I am seven.  How are you? &nb...



       

PESTO IN POETRY

by Robin Benzle

 

 

I love you more than chocolate,

I love you more than cake,

...


       

I’ve been trying to be a real good girl:  taking the skin off my chicken and the fat off my meat.  Eating lentils and legumes, grains and grapefruit.  Using...



       

PORTUGAL IN A POT

by Robin Benzle

 

It was late in the day, we were tired and hungry, and there Eric and I were - driving around Northern Portugal i...



       

PROVERBIAL BREAD

by Robin Benzle

 

"Of all smells, bread; of all tastes, salt."

&n...



       

RECIPE FROM AN ITALIAN CASTLE

HOMEMADE POLENTA WITH SPINACH & PINE NUTS

by Robin Benzle

 

If you ever want to stop by a storybook twelft...



       


1. THE BIRD.
I’ve been using this trick for years: it’s the Under-The-Skin method of roasting your turkey so the flavor goes down into the meat ins...



       

He flung open the door to the French villa and there she stood, silhouetted in front of the cathedral-like window, as pinkish-yellowish-blueish-orangeish morning sunshine played...



       

CHEERS!

by Robin Benzle

 

It's prime time holiday season; Christmas lights are glimmering  everywhere, there's a ...



       

SOUP OR SALAD, SIR?

by Robin Benzle

 

The following story is true.  The names have been changed to, well, to avoid embarrassment by my old boss...



       

The bumblebee, stuck in the Brie, thought, “What a wee catastrophe!  I want to flee from this debris, for it smells just like an old squeegee.  I’d rather ...



       

THE COFFEE CAKE THAT RUINED CHRISTMAS

by Robin Benzle

 

I'll never forget that Christmas Eve long, long...



       

THE DIAMOND JIM BRADY DIET

 

by Robin Benzle

 

You’ve tried them all:  the South Beach diet, the Cambridge diet, the Pritiki...



       

THE DIET FOR PEOPLE WHO LOVE FOOD

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THE FOODS OF BELIZE

by Robin Benzle

 

You may not realize it, but the title of this article is actually funny, because if someone were to write a co...



       

THE MONK AND ME:

HOW I CAME TO APPRECIATE CHARTREUSE

By Robin Benzle

 

I lift the glass to my lips and hesitate as I gaze into the shocking ...



       

Birthday cakes and I go way back and most hold memories of joyous occasions. Then there was the time I nearly knocked off my grandmother with one.

As a young girl, my...



       

WHAT KIND OF NUT ARE YOU?

by Robin Benzle

On the coffee table sits a heaping bowl of salty, buttery mixed nuts.  Your hungry hand reaches out and grab...



       

Don’t quote me on this, but from what I understand, for a dining establishment to claim “World’s Best” anything, they are required to go through the foll...



       

Ye Olde Pub Grub

by Robin Benzle



 

 

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