Mac And Cheese
Packaged food giant General Mills is buying Annie’s, the maker of rabbit-shaped mac and cheese, adding to its natural and organic packaged offerings as consumers’ tastes change. General Mills Inc., the company behind Pillsbury dough, Progresso soups, Yoplait yogurts and Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal, is trying to cut cost and has tweaked its recipes as sales stagnate.
Saturday at the Minnesota State Fair, WCCO-TV’s Liz Collin tried some deep-fried candy bars, covered the pronto pup eating contest and got a sense of the hype around the boy band playing Saturday at the Grandstand, Big Time Rush.
The Twin Cities is bursting with plenty of perfect plates of mac and cheese — from mom’s classic homemade to the highbrow twist.