The Super Bowl is over now.
I’m not into sports, but I LOVE Super Bowl snacks and of course, the halftime show and commercials.
This year, I’ll admit, I only stayed on the channel to see the halftime show and that’s it.
- “SPECIAL SAUCE” ON SALE: If you know the song, sing along, “Two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun!” ((Side note: this was a vocal warm up in high school theatre for me)). McDonald’s makes “Special Sauce” for its iconic Big Mac. Well, that “Special Sauce” is on sale, in bottles, right now. But it’s not where you think it is. FoodBeast is reporting the fast food chain is selling these bottles for about $5 each. To find out where its actually being sold, click here.
From the latest on the Chipotle saga to a restaurant all about the nachos, here’s this week’s food news:
- CHOCOLATE SHORTAGE?!?!?: Let’s not hold our breath just yet, folks. But Grub Street is reporting that cocoa plants around the world have been going through a rough patch lately. Because of that, consumers are paying a little more for it. But could there actually be a shortage of chocolate in the world from all of this, and what are some of the major companies doing about it? Read on, here.
A mish mosh of hot and cold food news in today’s roundup…
- JAMIE OLIVER SAYS, “HELLO FRESH”: It’s a movement that’s been sweeping the nation: food delivered to your home, but it’s not take out. Fresh ingredients come with a recipe card in a box at your doorstep, so you can make healthy meals at home without the fuss of shopping at the store. If you haven’t heard of these services yet, check out Plated, Blue Apron and Hello Fresh. Speaking of Hello Fresh, celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is teaming up with the company to offer up healthy recipes you can easily make at home, The Daily Meal reports. Oliver says, “For me, HelloFresh makes cooking from scratch even easier. Their delivery of ingredients straight to people’s doors is a hugely convenient way for everyone to try my recipes.” And if you buy his boxes, some of the proceeds go to a great cause too! Check out all the details here.