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: A good surprise

... and a not-so-good surprise.

Updated: September 14, 2011, - 03:34 PM

Tidbits: Stock market addition

Knorr's new Homestyle concentrated stock

Updated: September 07, 2011, - 05:41 PM

Tidbits: Keebler Granola Fudge Bars and Planter's Peanut Butter

Bar or big cookie?Mr. Tidbit finds himself surprised by several things today. First, he could have sworn that Keebler --...

Updated: August 31, 2011, - 03:32 PM

Tidbits: Nutrition in your coffee?

Also: Not-so-much pudding.

Updated: August 24, 2011, - 03:15 PM

Tidbits: WhoNu, and who cared?

For a change, today's episode isn't about new kinds of Oreos or Chips Ahoy! cookies (that exclamation point is part...

Updated: August 17, 2011, - 04:00 PM

Tidbits: Another layer to Oreos

It's been all of three months since the most recent new version of Oreos, and Mr. Tidbit had been getting...

Updated: August 10, 2011, - 04:28 PM

Tidbits: Oat cuisine?

Also: The invasion of the Brownie Cocoa Crunch.

Updated: August 03, 2011, - 03:02 PM

Tidbits: You coulda had energy

Mr. Tidbit had barely finished saying that he doesn't write about products that aren't in most stores when he learned...

Updated: July 27, 2011, - 04:36 PM

Tidbits: Gluten-free news

Not long ago, when discussing Post's new Cocoa Pebbles Treats (like Kellogg's Rice Krispies Treats, but made with Post's Cocoa...

Updated: July 21, 2011, - 08:07 AM

Tidbits: What stuffs the stuffer?

Also: Farm-fresh flavors from Stouffer's and sparkling drinks from Ocean Spray.

Updated: July 13, 2011, - 02:06 PM

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