There's a new duck sauce in town and available in three flavors: red, white and pink.
Willie Robertson, of the Monroe, La., Robertsons, is expanding the family dynasty from the bayou to California's Napa Valley, partnering up with another family, the Trincheros.
For those of you who never venture off of CNBC, the Robertsons are the stars of the reality TV phenom, "Duck Dynasty." The show became the most watched nonfiction cable television show ever when nearly 12 million people tuned in to watch this year's premiere on A&E.
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Really?! Really?! Tom Rotunno got to sit in a bar and just drink beers with Boston Beer Co. co-founder and Chairman Jim Koch? You call that a job? Well, sign me up!
In this edition of "Chew and Brew," Tom bellies up to the bar to talk with Koch about their shared passion: beer.
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It used to be that the only good food you could get to eat from your local gas station would be a candy bar, a bag of chips or maybe, if the stars were aligned in your favor, a premade sandwich.
No one ever thought of going to a filling station for fine dining.
But get the lead out—that's about the change.
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When it comes to snacking, nothing—and we mean nothing—can get an American licking their fingers faster than a potato chip. Open a bag of those salted spuds and the aroma can send you into a feeding frenzy.
Many a late night has been spent on the couch, feet up, arms up to the elbow grabbing the last itty-bitty chip from the bag. We've even bypassed our hands all together and poured the last of them directly into our mouths – c'mon, you know you've done it.
We've dipped 'em, we've curled 'em, we've added ridges, we've even put 'em in a can so as not to break 'em. We love our chips.
But now, we're messing with 'em by adding flavors (as in sheep guts) that will surely stop you from eating just one.
Why, oh why mess with perfection?
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It's just like beer.
More and more companies are trying to get you to fill your frosted ones with designer flavors.
In this Chew and Brew, Jane Wells finds some chips that don't belong on the old block and Tom Rotunno pours some suds that fall flat.
Since the Stone Age, hemp has been used for medicine, food, oils even for making clothing and ropes. Long considered the boring cousin to marijuana which, c'mon was only used for a 'higher' purpose, hemp has been the workhorse of the family.
They come out by the billions – perhaps trillions – and for Americans who live on the East Coast, they are the most disgusting creatures to live on earth. (Ok, a bit of an overstatement, but whatev)
But for one woman cicadas aren't disgusting at all, in fact she finds them delicious. Seriously! She even has a recipe book for those of you craving haute cicada cuisine.
And for you wanna-be cowboys out there, how 'bout you mosey on up to the bar and order yourself a nice cold Rocky Mountain Oyster beer.
It's time for Chew and Brew from the East Coast to the Rockies two new flavors that'll test your machismo.
Admit it, there's nothing like the smell of bacon in the morning. If you're a true bacon lover this edition of Chew and Brew is just for you.
We're makin' bacon - really, we are!
And as if that's not enough, we're sippin' bacon suds.
Get those taste buds ready - it's time for Chew and Brew.
They make great pets and now they're filling up the stomachs of Americans everywhere: Chia Seeds. Plus pizza-flavored beer. It's time to eat and drink.
Americans like their foods muy caliente! Jane Wells reports on how designer hot sauces are spicing up everything from eggs to desserts. Tom Rotunno cools things down - really cools things down - with beer milkshakes. Saddle up to the table, it's time for Chew and Brew.