Join us as Marc Summers introduces you to old favorites and new trends. We'll take you into the test kitchens of DQ where they formulate new Blizzard flavors, show you where you can order unusual ice cream at E-Creamery.com and teach you how to make your own at Cook Street Culinary School.
Marc Summers chews on some facts about gum. New York is our first stop where we meet the writers and designers for Bazooka Joe comics. From there, we're off to a kitchen lab to meet the creator of novelty edible dentures called BubbaGum and the mouthwatering secret behind Quench Gum.
Join us as host Marc Summers breaks out the cookie sheet and hits the kitchen for some cutting edge info about cookies. First, we go to Grandma's, but this isn't your granny's cookie factory! Next, keep your eyes on the ball, as we head to the Cooperstown Cookie Company. Then, find out what makes Flathau's Fine Snaps so snappy.
Time to perk up and stay alert as host Marc Summers unwraps the American obsession called caffeine. First, Millstone gives us the story behind grocery store coffee beans and we check out Shock-A-Lots, chocolates with an extra boost inside. Then, Rishi educates us on the fine art of chai tea and we head to New York, for the annual Coffee and Tea festival. Just when you thought you'd seen everything, the Lipton research and development lab explains their new line of pyramid teas and finally, how about pepping up with some peppermint? Jolt mints gives us a caffeine option that doesn't need to be percolated.
Come along as host Marc Summers unwraps some healthy alternatives that are not only good for you, but taste great! We'll start with breakfast where Kashi cereal serves up sweet and crunchy. Next, Fuze beverages fuel our bodies and our taste buds, and if you're one of the millions of people with food allergies then Enjoy Life has got some goodies for you!
Slice it up and grab a seat as host Marc Summers delivers us the dish on pizza. First, we'll visit one of our favorite relatives, Papa Murphy, and find out why take and bake is so hot. Then, we're off to Mozzco where a self-proclaimed cheese whiz shows us how fresh mozzarella is made and we'll meet the chefs at Freschetta, where they're hard at work inventing new frozen pizza flavors.
From the orchard to your stomach, we're taking a bite out of the forbidden fruit with host Marc Summers. First, Stemilt shows us the apple's high-tech journey from the grove to the store and a company called Essn turns Fuji apples into sparkling soda. Plus, Chudleigh's gives the low-down on folding a perfect apple blossom, Mussleman's explains how apple butter got its name and more!
Host Marc Summers gets out the grill and grabs the spatula as we fry up the facts about hamburgers. First, have it your way with the Whopper, Bison Ridge ranch is making buffalo the new beef and the secrets to making the best burger from the chefs at the National Beef Association. Then, a hamburger festival in Akron and the giant recipe for Fuddrucker's record-setting meat sandwich. Plus, a burger joint called The Shack in New York lets you check how long their line is online!
Join host Marc Summers as we take a look at treats that are easy to eat on the go. First up, the Dannon Yogurt factory to find out how they make this portable snack. Then Sobe Lifewater gives us some easy hydration packed with vitamins and, if that morning cup of Joe doesn't get you through the day, California-based Java Juice with instant coffee in an instant. Plus, Delta Airlines makes gourmet-to-go, Supper Solutions speeds through the prep of a home-cooked meal and Moobella is serving up mobile frozen treats.
Host Marc Summers dons his oven mitts as we bake up cake stories as fast as we can. First, Maggie Moo's and their ice cream cupcakes. Then Kings Cupboard put their treasured molten lava cake in a box. Cake Artist Kathy Jacobs designs the perfect cake online and Cafe Glace shows that ice cream cakes aren't only for kids. We get the secret behind The Original Pancake House's huge pancakes. Plus, The Makery in Denver shows you how to make beautiful cakes and they clean up after you!
Hold onto your hats as host Marc Summers breezes through the Windy City for the low-down on Chi-town. First stop, Colorado! Find out how Colorado-based Old Chicago got its name. Next, Vitner's chips are a Chicago treasure and the science behind the mysterious meals at Moto. Then, the history behind a neighborhood tradition at Rainbow Cone and how to make a real Chicago-style hot dog from Vienna Beef. And finally, we visit with Mr. Pierogi and his favorite festival.
Join host Marc Summers as we savor the flavors from around the country. The Spicy Buffalo Wing Popcorn at Dale and Thomas, Sweet Peanut Brittle gets a carbonated kick at Anette's Chocolates, at Glaceau we find out why Vitamin Water is tasty and good for you. The unique flavors of LaLoo's goat-milk ice cream, at Pom the pomegranates go from the grove to the bottle and the Brazilian sensation the Acai berry.
Whether they come from a bush, a vine, a box or a can, join host Marc Summers as we reap all kinds of berries. Picking strawberries properly at Driscoll's, CMB Sweets' jam-of-the-month club, see how the classic cereal Crunch Berries are "grown," Wyman's blueberries go from harvest to store, why Ocean Spray bounces their cranberries and finally, Dr. Pepper shows how their famous soda goes berry!
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