Issue 28

Posts From Eddie Morin

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Eddie Morin

Eddie Morin

I’m Eddie Morin. I’m from Omaha. I run B & G Tasty Foods, and I like eating food, playing video games and dinking around with my wife and kids. I used to not be so fat. That’s all I really think there is to me.

Sodas in Which You May Not Be Entirely Aware Of: Kickapoo Joy Juice

Well, I have decided to write about Kickapoo Joy Juice, and I’m already regretting it. Sentence one, and I have all but given up hope. You see, usually there isn’t much documentation on these sodas I write about, so I

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Sodas in Which You May Not Be Entirely Aware of: Classy Faygo

Just last month, B & G Tasty Foods was finally able to secure glass-bottled Faygo soda. While normally the rather shabby bottled beverage of Juggalos, this change in container signifies the maturing of Faygo as a brand. We received two

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Bobby Flay Raises the Roof…or Does He?

I don’t remember much from when I was in high school, but one thing does stand out. The Iron Chef New York Special in 2000 is that thing. You see, the popularity of Food Network’s Iron Chef was sweeping the

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Sodas in Which You May Not Be Entirely Aware of: Moxie Soda

Moxie Soda proudly boasts that it is ‘Distinctively Different.’ This is probably true, unless you drink dirt a lot. Then it is probably a normal flavor for you. One time, while playing soccer in elementary school, I was curious about

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My Newest Love: Tomato Slicer

Ok, so I’ve been working in the kitchen at B & G Tasty Foods for about 15 years now. I never had any culinary training before that, and have never worked in a different kitchen, so my experience is pretty

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Sodas Which You May Not be Entirely Aware of: Ski Soda

Hey folks, here we are again at your favorite quarterly vintage soda review feature. This time I’m going to take a look at Ski Soda. Or I should say WE are going to take a look at Ski Soda. I

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A Midsummer’s Picnic with Salt 88

Mostly people enjoy picnics, and I believe Omahans are no exception. This is the thought that woke me up sweating in the night – having a picnic adventure (or many) was inevitable. Where to start though? Oh, oh, I know.

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Sodas in Which You May Not Be Entirely Aware of: Grapefruit Kiss

The soda featured in this quarter’s S.I.W.Y.M.N.B.E.A.O. is Grapefruit Kiss. I’ll be honest with you – this one was difficult for me to choose. It’s just a real classy soda, and I am reminded of my lowly station when in

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Sodas Which You May Not be Entirely Aware of: Green River

Okay folks, here we are again. Your favorite quarterly column showcasing rare and desirable sodas is finally back. This time we will be exploring Green River – I’m quite excited about this featured soda. First, we will look at a

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Its Not Just Noodles and Eggs: The Under Appreciated and Often Neglected Food of Blade Runner

Disclaimer: If you think you’re going to read an article about the food in the 1982 quasi-hit film, Blade Runner without bumping into a few spoilers, you are a fool. I just want to get that out of the way.

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