Al Sicherman

Columnist | Tidbits
Al Sicherman writes the Tidbits column for the Taste section. He is a retired columnist for the Star Tribune. In 1989 his son Joe died after taking LSD. The column Al wrote then: A father's plea: Be scared for your kids was widely reprinted. In 1999 Al wrote a new introduction to that column: Ten years after Joe's death, grief and a message endure.

Recent content from Al Sicherman

Tidbits: Frosting creativity

Also: The package might be different, but they're still prunes.

Updated: April 18, 2012, - 04:06 PM

Tidbits: Nuts to you

Also: Dessert-in-a-box and cake mixes.

Updated: April 11, 2012, - 03:07 PM

Tidbits: Two fruits each from Honey Bunches of Oats

Plus: Microwaveable meals from Barilla

Updated: April 04, 2012, - 02:02 PM

Tidbits: It's really not so simple

Also: From simple to "nutritionally uncomplex."

Updated: March 28, 2012, - 02:46 PM

Tidbits: A dicey array

Also: More news on the yogurt front and it's all about protein.

Updated: March 21, 2012, - 01:14 PM

Tidbits: Oreos' birthday

Also: It's busy over in Philadelphia.

Updated: March 14, 2012, - 02:23 PM

Tidbits: Cauliflower pasta?

Also: Not so "simply" put.

Updated: March 07, 2012, - 02:18 PM

Tidbits: Breakfast biscuits?

Has it been almost a year since Nabisco introduced Newtons Fruit Thins, the cookies that Mr. Tidbit described as round...

Updated: February 29, 2012, - 02:57 PM

Tidbits: Holy marshmallows!

Also: Shoppers not lacking in choices of Cheerios.

Updated: February 22, 2012, - 03:04 PM

Tidbits: Am I blue?

Also: New developments on the yogurt front.

Updated: February 15, 2012, - 02:34 PM

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