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: Pie, oh my!

Also: A fresh take on breadcrumbs

Updated: February 08, 2012, - 03:15 PM

Tidbits: Oat cuisine? Almost

Also: Keep the milk-and-granola bars chilled, please.

Updated: February 01, 2012, - 03:34 PM

Tidbits: Multiple ketchups

Also: What makes a product smart, and not-so-simply put labeling.

Updated: January 25, 2012, - 02:05 PM

Tidbits: Dip, squeeze and pay

New from Heinz is Dip & Squeeze Ketchup: a box of 10 (27-gram) tublets of ketchup, each containing three times...

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

Tidbits: Fiber Plus adds cost

Also: Tomato-Orange Soup?

Updated: January 11, 2012, - 03:14 PM

Tidbits: Pizza double trouble

Also: More sweet talk

Updated: January 04, 2012, - 03:43 PM

Tidbits: How sweet potato

Also: A Milano update

Updated: December 28, 2011, - 02:39 PM

Tidbits: Color my world

And while you're at it, flavor it, too.

Updated: December 21, 2011, - 03:23 PM

Tidbits: Whew. A new oreo

Also: His heart belongs to Little Debbie

Updated: December 14, 2011, - 03:21 PM

Tidbits: Biscuit breakfast

New in the freezer case are Grands! Biscuit microwave sandwiches from Pillsbury (the exclamation point is part of the name,...

Updated: December 07, 2011, - 03:20 PM

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