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Category Archives: Food & Drink
Amid America’s golden age of cheese, there are hundreds of varieties of fine fromages handcrafted by more than 900 artisan and specialty cheesemakers in the US. Let’s be clear: this article is not about those fine artisanal cheeses. No, this … Continue reading
The Nipyata is an adult-themed version of the classic piñata that comes pre-filled with tiny plastic bottles of various spirits, lots of sugary candy and optional messages. Created inMonmouth, New Jersey with the help of the Thirsty Quaker beer and … Continue reading
If goldfish grow to fit the size of their fishbowl, what happens when there is no bowl? That’s a question Alberta wildlife experts are starting to answer, and the answer doesn’t sound good. Invasive species experts in Alberta are warning … Continue reading
NPR.org, July 4, 2007 Spam, which turns 70 this year, has been called the Holy Grail of canned meats. Damning with faint praise? Not when you consider the source: Eric Idle, Monty Python alum and member of the Tony Award-winning … Continue reading
Canadian Press: BOB CHRISTIE PHOENIX (AP) – A California man smashed the world record for hot dog eating at a contest Saturday, gobbling up more than 59 franks in 12 minutes. Joe Chestnut, 22, of San Jose, shattered the record … Continue reading
The Internet has got everything, including an online condiment packet museum with over 900 ketchup, mustard, relish, and other condiment packets in their collection! Link
The Candy Addict site has a neat write up the ten grossest candies currently on the market, from hyper-realistic Harry Potter candy cockroaches to disgusting Fear Factor organs-and-parts to a particularly gross #1 (I won’t spoil it for you). … Continue reading
Heinz is offering a make-your-own custom ketchup label service. My former band-mate Robin D. used to put ketchup on everything! At $6 per, it’s not a terrible deal if you’ve got a stone ketchup junkie in the family. Link … Continue reading
Eating certain curry dishes may improve the cognitive performance of elderly people, report scientists from the National University of Singapore. Apparently, the curcumin in tumeric, often used in curry, may prevent the plaque build-up in the brain that’s associated with … Continue reading
This mutant tomato has become a celebrity in the Japanese city of Yawata, Kyoto. From MSN-Mainichi Daily News: The tomato, which is about 10 centimeters in diameter and weighs about 150 grams, is of the regular “Momotaro” variety, but is … Continue reading
This gentleman plans to eat only monkey chow for a week and keep a journal about it. Imagine going to the grocery store only once every 6 months. Imagine paying less than a dollar per meal. Imagine never washing dishes, … Continue reading
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Grow a square watermelon by putting it into a box. Link See previous entry:Watermelons = Dinosaur Eggs Posted Wed May 24th, 2006
Spelling out Camus’s “Myth of Sisyphus” in cookies Boing Boing has a link to “Jane McGonigal’s real-world application of cookie/biscuit text/edible graffiticalled ‘cookie rolling,’ in which she attempts to write the entire Myth of Sisyphus, one word at a time, … Continue reading