In many parts of the country, it’s the sweetest time of year: strawberry season! Nick and I have been taking advantage of the super short Tennessee strawberry season (I think it ends, like, tomorrow) by whipping up big batches of strawberry jam, scones, and cookies. Looking for some delicious new ways to use your berry bounty? Click on the gallery for 10 strawberry recipes — from cupcakes to salads to popsicles — guaranteed to make your summer snacking little sweeter!
Just when you thought people had run out of ways to dress up a simple hamburger, something like the lasagna-bun burger comes along. Created by Philadelphia restaurant PYT, the lasagna-bun burger forgoes the classic burger bun for something a bit richer: two thick slices of deep-friend lasagna. The generously portioned beef patty in the middle is seasoned like a meatball and topped with provolone cheese and marinara sauce, and the massive finished product is served with a side of fries, obviously. My mind is kind of disgusted by this, but it’s hard to hear my rational thoughts over the incessant growling of my stomach. I’ve gotta get myself to Philly. [Huffpo]
Pizza people, never stop trying to make pizza bigger, better and more delicious, okay? That’s what the folks at Domino’s have done, with a new DVD disk that smells like pizza. Brazilian advertising firm Artplan created the disks, which somehow make a pizza smell when you stick them in your DVD player. Right now, the pizza disks are only available in Brazil (so lucky) at a few different video stores around Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, but hopefully they’ll make their way up north soon, so I can have some snack-o-vision in my life.
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Donuts and sushi are two of my favorite foods, but I never thought to combine them until I saw this photo of Psycho Donuts’ “Psycho Sushi.” Unfortunately there is no raw fish in these donuts, only dough and frosting made to look like sashimi and caviar, but now I have a mad simultaneous craving for sushi and donuts. Well, now I know what I’m having for lunch today! [Psycho Donuts via Neatorama]
If you are like me, this past week has been filled with anticipation for the return of “Arrested Development” on Netflix. So why not actually feed your craving for the Bluth family? No, I don’t mean gnaw off Buster’s other hand like a seal. I mean head over to the Brooklyn restaurant Three Letters for ”Final Countdown: Arrested Development Tasting Menu,” featuring all of your favorites from show: tuna plates or platters, cornballs, club sauce, and yes, even a dish inspired by Lindsay’s hot ham water. Keep reading »
For the last six years, World Nutella Day founder Sara Rosso has been celebrating and publicizing the chocolate hazelnut holiday, and has amassed quite a following–including 40,000 likes on Facebook. WND encourages Nutella lovers to buy and eat more Nutella, so it came as quite a shock when Ferrero, Nutella’s manufacturer, sent Rosso a cease-and-desist letter last week and shut down the whole thing. Grinch status, right? Luckily the story doesn’t end there. Keep reading »