Today in never, ever, ever stop eating: Apparently there’s a syndrome called the female athlete triad that consists of a loss of bone density, irregular periods, and low energy, and it happens when female athletes aren’t eating enough. This plagues a lot of teenaged athletes in particular, for reasons having unsurprisingly to do… More »
Forget pizza – the real problem between New York and Chicago is bagels. More »
Do you love preparing food carefully and, ergo, a good, sharp knife? Well then let me tell you, you are going to love this video from (my new favorite YouTube channel) Peaceful Cuisine with a handy demonstration on how to use whetstones to sharpen knives. I just watched the whole 12-minute thing, and… More »
Hey, apparently there’s such a thing as beer jelly, which is exactly what it sounds like: Gelatinous beer. It’s made by Potlicker Kitchen in Vermont, which is run by two former archaeologists. They had some success with wine jelly (so, grape jelly but with that extra yeasty flavor?) and thought they’d… More »
Happy National Watermelon Day! Here are some mostly inane things to do with summer’s thirst-quenchingest fruit! More »
It’s hot and you want to eat food, so eat this salad and be happy. More »
This feels pretty unnecessary. More »
Tomorrow is National Donut Day! Dunkin’ Donuts and several other sellers of glazed goodness are offering free donuts, but if you can’t get to a store, why not make some of your own? Since we rarely see homemade donuts at a bake sale or pot luck, I always assumed that making your own was some impossible feat. More »
Acai bowls: they’re healthy, delicious, and fun to Instagram! Better yet, they’re versatile! Click through for 10 takes on whipping up a flavorful, satisfying acai bowl of your choosing. … More »
I’m fairly shameless in my love of Instagram, but even I have to draw the line somewhere. For me, that line arrives at the Foodography experience, an event designed to make your food as Instagram-ready as possible with fancy edible designs on special plates. Participants can take workshops with photographer Dan Perez to get their iPhone angle just right. More »
Ice cream-flavored brewskis? Why not! More »
Gluttony is an outdated sin, in my opinion. I’ve said it before: Never, ever, ever stop eating. If you stop eating, the advertisers and the tabloids and self-hatred win.
Here’s the thing: Gluttony was a sin mainly because eating too much meant depriving other people of food. And that was true, when we… More »
According to a new survey by social networking/dating site Skout, people who love grilled cheese sandwiches have more sex! The site surveyed 4,600 users, and found that 32 percent of grilled cheese sandwich lovers are having sex over six times per month, whereas only 27 percent of people who don’t like grilled cheese are doing that much… More »
Last week, the world’s oldest pretzel was found in Germany. It’s 250 years old and it looks all sorts of unappetizing. Ew.
Anyway, apparently the pretzel was found in a structure that was probably a bakery in Regensburg, a town that has a lot of history to uncover. It was firebombed during World… More »
I know how the headline sounds, but seriously, does that picture not make literally everything water? Do you not have an erection from that picture? Is this just me?
Taco Bell is testing out a new pastry dessert that’s basically Cap’n Crunch dough filled with “milk icing,” by which they mean, I’m sure,… More »
I don’t know about where you are, but here in Chicago, it’s 17˚ Fahrenheit. At this point in the winter, all I want to do is shroud myself in soft blankets and drink beer.
Which brings us to this collection of recipes! Who knew beer was so versatile? Of course, beer tastes the… More »
Making a salad at home is a pain in the ass and everyone knows it. Too much chopping! Too much washing! Too many partially-used ingredients sitting in your fridge afterward! BAH HUMBUG. NO SALAD.
Just kidding. I love salad. Greens are the most nutrient-dense food on the planet, and we as much as we… More »
PUT DOWN THE SALTINES, FRIEND. We both know you’ve been snacking on crackers for the last few weeks for one of three reasons:
You’re sick and you can only eat crackers without wanting to vom.
You’re sick and you’re trying to make your soup more tolerable.
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