Hamburger Helper

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2013

    Hamburger Helper Is Ditching the Hamburger, Leaving What Exactly?

    We're divided into two distinct groups: those whose parents prepared Hamburger Helper on occasion and those whose parents adamantly refused to. Kids who received the occasional beef, noodle and maltodextrin sautée most likely thought it was just another salty meal. But the children who were denied ... More >>

  • News

    September 29, 2011

    The Long, Dry Fall of the Texas Rancher

    Ranchers are struggling to hold on to their herds during the driest year in Texas history.

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    Lessons in Recessionomics: Beef Prices, a Historic Drought and Hamburger

    As my grandfather would say, "It's drier than a popcorn fart." We're smack-dab in the middle of the worst one-year drought ever. The costliest too. Feed prices are nearly unaffordable. Stock tanks are drying up. But the final boot to the gut of the Texas rancher never came. It's the strange artifac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    Meaty Question: Is Bulk Packaging a Mistake?

    At last, someone acknowledges the problem of finding 1 pound of meat for Hamburger Helper! Not that we -- heh, heh -- eat that stuff.​American shoppers aren't swearing off meat -- 80 percent of home-cooked meals still include a piece of animal flesh -- but they'd prefer not to buy their meat i ... More >>

  • Music

    March 29, 2007

    Singles Going Steady

    High-Class Broads

  • News

    June 6, 2002

    Soaked Rich

    It's time for the wealthy to pay their fair share