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Erica Wides

Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness? Or Is It All Just Dust in the Wind...

Erica Wides | Posted 06.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Erica Wides

Let's start off with my report from the International Sweets and Snacks expo; remember, I attended this sugary show in Chicago, hoping to uncover some...

Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness? Well, Does It Help You When You're 'Hangry'?

Erica Wides | Posted 05.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Erica Wides

I'm embarking on a quest, a mission, a journey. I'm going on a worldwide (okay, nationwide) search for something. Sorta like Kerouac, in search of him...

Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness? Well, Is It Shaped Like a Baby or a Carrot?

Erica Wides | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Erica Wides

Across the hall from me live two cute and chatty little girls. Because we live in a former factory with very long hallways, all the kids love to play ...

Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness? Well, Are You Throwing Away 40 Percent of It?

Erica Wides | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Erica Wides

I'm not a sports fan. I just don't really get the whole organized, professional sports team thing, the fanaticism, caring who wins what, when, by how ...

Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness? Well, Let's Go Back to the Prairie, Yet Again, and Discuss It With Laura

Erica Wides | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Erica Wides

Who do I love to talk about the most, other than myself? Just take a guess. Correct. Laura. As in, Laura Ingalls Wilder! Only my imaginary best friend...

Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness? Well, What If Your Valentine Gave It to You?

Erica Wides | Posted 04.14.2015 | Taste
Erica Wides

Valentine's Day isn't a day to worry about sugar, because technically, it's one of the few days a year when you should be eating a big pile of sugar. ...

Is it Food, or is it Foodiness™? Let's ask Almanzo Wilder!

Erica Wides | Posted 12.03.2014 | Taste
Erica Wides

If you thought last year was the year of pumpkin-spiced everything, well hold onto your forty-ounce pumpkin-spiced-cheesecake (so wrong) latte, because this year, Foodiness Inc.

Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness? Let's Ask Platina, the 15th Century Vatican Librarian

Erica Wides | Posted 11.18.2014 | Taste
Erica Wides

Why were our options Chilean, Costa Rican and Filipino, with a few sad clams gasping for air and dreaming of Wellfleet?

Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness? Let's Ask Cookie Monster!

Erica Wides | Posted 10.28.2014 | Taste
Erica Wides

Let's talk about non-butter butters. Since my last post was about non-milk milks and English as a flawed language, it seems a logical progression. Obv...

Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness™? Well, Does It Come From a Nipple?

Erica Wides | Posted 10.13.2014 | Home
Erica Wides

I've been with Adam, my husband, for 13 years. Well, we're not actually really married, per se, but I consider him my husband, and I refer to him as such.

Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness? Or Maybe It's "Berry-ness"?

Erica Wides | Posted 09.22.2014 | Taste
Erica Wides

Down here in the Foodiness Fallout Shelter, we really enjoy thrift. As an avowed thrift lover and general cheapskate, I'm always looking for free stuf...

Is It Food or Is It Foodiness? Depends on Your Sex

Erica Wides | Posted 09.15.2014 | Taste
Erica Wides

Greetings from the Foodiness fallout shelter, where we are spending the summer months, and where we work hard to help you see your way out of the Food...

Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness? Let's Ask Laura Ingalls

Erica Wides | Posted 05.20.2014 | Taste
Erica Wides

Picture a 9-year-old girl in the suburbs of Long Island, short for her age, sporting brown aviator glasses on her round face, cute but overweight by 1...

Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness? Part of Your Complete Breakfast!

Erica Wides | Posted 04.28.2014 | Home
Erica Wides

What is breakfast cereal? No, I'm asking you, you tell me. What's the first thing you think of when I ask you that question, the first mental image th...

Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness? Popcorn Edition

Erica Wides | Posted 03.31.2014 | Home
Erica Wides

Popcorn is so good and so truly American, it should be on the flag instead of stars.

Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness?

Erica Wides | Posted 05.19.2014 | Taste
Erica Wides

It looks like food, it talks like food, but it's really food's alien doppleganger.