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NewFish contains my commentary and random thoughts about music, counter-culture, technology, faith, wretched excess, art, questionable government, and the ultimate interconnectivity of all things.
NewFish: Providing mediocre blogging since 2005!
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Category Archives: Food & Drink
Cilantro haters unite! About 15 hundred years ago, people started thinking it was cute to add loathsome cilantro to my favorite cuisines: Indian, Thai, Indonesian, and Mexican. For years, I’ve been hoping that reports would come out announcing that cilantro … Continue reading
Splitting hares: Pets or meat? Save the bunny, there is no other animal in western culture that we regard as pet, pest and protein in almost equal measure Tony Atherton | The Ottawa Citizen Have some sympathy for Peter Cottontail … Continue reading
Non-Dairy Whipped Topping? That was Rich. Robert Rich, inventor of frozen non-dairy topping, died on February 15th, aged 92 As sales presentations go, the one Robert Rich gave in Long Island, New York, in the summer of 1945 was one … Continue reading
Kellogg’s Corn Flakes turns 100 years old in 2006. 100 years ago, the Kellogg brothers changed the way North Americans and the world ate breakfast. From the Kellogg’s web site: “In 1906, W.K. Kellogg entered the cereal business, as American eating … Continue reading
No Snickers, It’s Healthy Chocolate Seen at Doggy Style: Mars Inc., the company that makes Milky Way, M&M’s, and Whiskas cat food, is about to launch heart healthy chocolate. Called CocoaVia, the dark chocolate is high in flavanols, an antioxidant … Continue reading
Apparently, that 130 year old French bombshell Bardot has nothing better to do again, and has rejoined her vocal displeasure at the annual seal hunt off the coast of Newfoundland. This means it’s time for my usual response — a counter-protest … Continue reading
Toasting Toast Apparently, it’s the 100th anniversary of the invention of the electric toaster this month. I found the following article at the Grain Foods Foundation (via Dr. Toast’s Amazing World of Toast). DENVER, CO – It’s the world’s … Continue reading
HOW TO make a PC out of gingerbread This Swedish website has step-by-step photo-illustrated instructions for building a detailed, accurate model of a PC motherboard out of gingerbread, gumdrops, and the like. It’s amazingly detailed — separate gingerbread RAM, heat-sink, … Continue reading
Salmon-flavored soda, anyone? Jones Soda adds a Pacific Northwest twist to its Thanksgiving flavors, and it smells fishy. CNN/Reuters For beverage connoisseurs tired of turkey-and-gravy or green-beans-and-casserole-flavored sodas, there’s a new choice being offered this year by specialty U.S. soda … Continue reading
San Francisco in Jell-o Posted Thu Nov 3rd, 2005
When (for some strange reason) watermelons are packaged as dinosaur eggs, they suddenly become twice as appealing. Cheaper by the dozen? Yum! Link (via Bubblegum Fink) See also: Prehistoric Oatmeal atQuaker Oats. Posted Thu Sep 8th, 2005
CBC News The lineups and the media buzz are gone, and so are most of its stores. Krispy Kreme, which entered Canada with a bang, has shriveled to a half-dozen doughnut stores. KremeKo Inc., which has exclusive franchise in every … Continue reading
First TV dinners drew hate mail from husbands PHOENIX, Arizona (AP) — Gerry Thomas, who changed the way Americans eat — for better or worse — with his invention of the TV Dinner during the baby boom years, has … Continue reading