Tag: food

REVIEW Non-Stick Cookware and Your Health

There seems to be growing evidence that non-stick cookware may not be good for you and your children. One chemical used to make non-stick cookware, perfluorooctanoic acid and its salts (PFOA), has been determined a ‘likely carcinogen’ – that is, it is likely to cause cancer. Other research shows that it may also raise bad cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein) levels in children. Continue reading ...

REVIEW Slow Food with the Rival Crock Pot Slow Cooker

Rival made the original Crock Pot slow cooker. It is a great way to make slow food (as opposed to fast food). As such, it is a healthy, convenient, and easy means for preparing hearty and nutritious meals. The Rival 3.5 quart slow cooker is an excellent value and at Top Pick at froogalism.com. Continue reading ...

Kraft Cheese Slices and the False Value Trap

Kraft Cheese Slices

Sometimes buying no-name or generic products just doesn’t make sense. Sometimes the quality of the brand name product is just way too much better. Kraft Cheese slices are just on example. Continue reading ...

Best Buy Generic or House Brands of Common Household Products

Buying generic or house brands are a “Win-Win” in many situations. These are the “no name” or [insert store name] brands of products that normally sit right beside major brand name products. You win by saving money, the retailer wins by making more money at the same time. Here are some products the you should always buy generic versions of if you want to save money Continue reading ...

No Frills Price Match Guarantee (and Price Chopper and Fresh Co.)

No Frills offers a price match guarantee as do Price Chopper and Fresh Co. Price match guarantees are a great way to save money and a wonderful opportunity to do one-stop shopping (thereby saving gas and time). Continue reading ...

REVIEW McDonald’s Burgers – Calories and Other Stuff that Matters

I grew up eating McDonald’s burgers. As a teenager, I didn’t care one whit about calories, fat, sodium, or other stuff. As a forty year-old adult, I do care about this stuff. I have decided it is time to take a close look at McDonald’s combos and what they contain. You might be surprised. Continue reading ...