Posts tagged "food"

Chocolate Bars Can Be DIY, Too

The way to a woman's heart is with chocolate, but the way to anyone's heart is with a custom-made chocolate bar. Choose your bar flavor, such as white chocolate or dark. Then pick up to five toppings to be blended in and mark your bar as truly yours. Are cranberries your fancy, or would you…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 28, 2010

Is The Pumpple Cake The World’s Most Perfect Dessert?

Stuck as to where you stand in the cake versus pie debate? Now you don't have to choose! A Philadelphia bakery has created the pumpple cake -- an apple pie and a pumpkin pie baked inside a vanilla and chocolate cake "fused together and surrounded by buttercream frosting." The whole concoction clocks in at 15…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 25, 2010

Mind Of Man: Men Are From Bacon, Women Are From Cupcakes

Men don’t have a passion for sweet treats the way women do. If given a choice between a sugary confection and something savory, men will choose the latter. This is not some kind of random, sweeping gender generalization I just made up. I have scientific proof. Like many big cities, New York has seen the…
By: John DeVore / October 21, 2010

The Really Big Enchilada

This is one really big enchilada, weighing in at one and a half tons, measuring 230 feet long. Pass the Pepto, please. [BuzzFeed]…
By: Ami Angelowicz / October 19, 2010

Willy Wonka Fantasy Gum About To Be A Reality!

Since I was a kid obsessed with “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” I’ve been fantasizing about Ever-Lasting Gobstoppers, Lickable Wallpaper, Wonkavision, and Three-Course-Dinner Gum. The Three-Course-Dinner Gum would have been the world’s most perfect invention in Wonka’s factory had it not turned Violet Beauregarde into a blueberry prompting her dad to scream, “Violet you're…
By: Ami Angelowicz / October 11, 2010

Trust Us, You Really, REALLY Don’t Want To Eat That Chicken Nugget

Despite seeing the horrors of the fast food industry in "Food Inc" and "Fast Food Nation," we must admit that once in a very great while, we say "F**k it," and stuff our face with a Big Mac while forcing ourselves to think of happy images of unicorns and dancing polar bears—anything but processed…
By: Leonora Epstein / October 4, 2010

Extreme Makeover: Baby Carrot Edition

You can shoot them out of a cannon, you can put them in the mouth of a hot dude, you can dress them up as junk food ... but they are still carrots. And we think think they are delicious just as they are. No need to bastardize the little guys. [The Daily…
By: Ami Angelowicz / September 9, 2010

Paula Deen Eats A Lasagna Sandwich

If you're still hungry after looking at that Lady Gaga pic, Southern chef Paula Deen has the perfect snack. The woman who considers butter a food group shows you how to turn a perfectly good piece of lasagna into a lasagna sandwich. She puts the gas in gastronomy. [BuzzFeed]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 7, 2010

10 Girly Foods We Want Created

Behold! Man has truly outdone himself this time. Or at least one man. Mark Zable has perfected his fried beer munchies after five years of tinkering and is ready to sell them to the public. Zable's recipe for the concoction involves pouring beer into ravioli pockets and tossing them in the deep fryer. Bonus! The…
By: Kelli Bender / September 1, 2010

Chopsticks For Two, For One

Combine history, design, and romance, and of course you get a winner: Originally fashioned as a hair restraint for samurai warriors, Mizuhiki grew into a Japanese cord-tying art form used as decorative symbolism. Playing with table design, Japanese company Oey combines Mizuhiki with chopsticks, binding them together with brightly colored twine. In the end, thi…
By: Leonora Epstein / September 1, 2010

Serbians Chow Down On Kangaroo Testicles At A Testicle Festival

As professional greedy food monster, there isn't much in the world that I won't eat. I make s'mores with a lighter on my couch and consume whole blocks of cheese in one sitting. But I am not down with testicles. They are a punch line and a tool in baby-making—not a source of food. The…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 31, 2010

Drool-Worthy: Hot Dudes Surfing And Eating Fish Tacos

The latest video from hot foodie blog Immaculate Infatuation -- run by the infinitely edible Andrew Steinthal and Chris Stang -- combines three of my favorite things: hot dudes (in the form of "Top Chef" alum Sam Talbot), surfing (instructed by famed pro surfer Donavon Frankenreiter), and fish tacos (served…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 16, 2010

Woman Can’t Get McNuggets And Goes Nuts

If you need anymore proof that there is something other than chicken in McDonald's McNuggets, look no further than Melodi Dushane. Melodi went through the fast food drive-thru at 6:30 in the morning hoping to get some of Mickey D's famous chicken morsels. When she found out that the restaurant was only serving breakfast, her…
By: Kelli Bender / August 10, 2010

Poop Coffee and Other Weird Foods That Cost Big Bucks

Some people are always complaining about how much chains like Starbucks charge for a simple cup of coffee. Well, these folks haven't heard about "Kopi Luwak," and luckily not too many coffee shops have either. "Kopi Luwak" is a special brew that costs $30 bucks a cup because of its one special stand-out ingredient: animal…
By: Kelli Bender / August 2, 2010

The USA: Where The Food Gets Grosser And Grosser

Have you eaten lunch yet? You might be about to lose it. Traditional American dishes are getting grosser and grosser. These stately favorites are packing cholesterol, saturated fats, and obscene portion sizes. It's no surprise that the United States has obesity problems: Americans are quick to chow down on fast food, greasy snacks, and…
By: Lauren Gold / July 30, 2010

Random Single Gal Recipe: Spicy 4-Bean Chili

Hi Frisky readers! Fun fact about me—I love to make and eat food! Now, if Kelly Bensimon were to meet me, I’m sure she’d emphasize in her psychotic way that I am a cook not a chef, and I would agree. That being said, I think I manage to whip up some tasty things i…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 26, 2010

Random Single Gal Recipe: Vegetarian Breakfast Tacos

Hi Frisky readers! Fun fact about me—I love to make and eat food! Now, if Kelly Bensimon were to meet me, I’m sure she’d emphasize in her psychotic way that I am a cook not a chef, and I would agree. That being said, I think I manage to whip up some tasty things i…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 6, 2010

Random Single Gal Recipe: Roasted Salmon And Brussels Sprouts

Hi Frisky readers! Fun fact about me—I love to make and eat food! Now, if Kelly Bensimon were to meet me, I’m sure she’d emphasize in her psychotic way that I am a cook not a chef, and I would agree. That being said, I think I manage to whip up some tasty things i…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 29, 2010

McDonald’s In Miniature: Why French People Don’t Get Fat

I snapped a picture of this new McDonald's ad in the Paris metro system a few days ago. Apparently, McDonald's chains in France have added a new dessert to the menu—a frappé, a Frenchisized version of a milkshake—and these advertisements have gone up all over Paris. Despite rising obesity rates in France, here's a…
By: Leonora Epstein / June 29, 2010

Super Classy: Single Serving Wine Glasses

Introducing the juice box for grown-ups: Single serving wine glasses by Wine Innovations. Here's a classy alternative to sipping a brown-bagged beer on the commute home on the Long Island Rail Road, or toting an entire box of vino in your lunchbox. (Although we're hoping you do neither.) The disposable packaging seals six ounces of…
By: Leonora Epstein / June 28, 2010
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