Tag Archives: food

Hot Dog Flavored Potato Chips

They exist.

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The Narrowing Food Tree

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Spin Spin Sugar

New York Times Magazine has published a mammoth feature asking whether sugar and high-fructose corn syrup is really as bad for us as it seems. Short answer: yes. (He said as he reached for another Reese’s Cup.)

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The $69 Hot Dog

What recession? “NYC restaurant Serendipity 3 now serves the world’s most expensive hot dog, a steal at $69. Some of its features: truffle oil, a Germany-imported pretzel bun, and pure beef.”

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Open Thread Thursday

What’s delicious? Favorites recipes and specialties, please.

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The Elvis Burger

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The States By Famed Foods

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The Logical Follow-Up To Cherpumple

Foodie blog Chow provides the cooking instructions for the Turkey Cake: layered sweet potatoes, stuffing, and turkey loaf. Add a mashed potato icing and top with browned marshmallows. Follow that up with a lovely cherpumple and you’ve got your entire Thanksgiving feast in two easy-to-carry boxes. (Tipped by JMG reader Jeff)

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Cherpumple – The Turducken Of Desserts

Cherry pie + pumpkin pie + apple pie = cherpumple, the “turducken of desserts.” Its inventor says his creation “both intrigues and horrifies.” Blech. Turducken, on the other hand, is delicious.

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Daily Grumble

Why do this weekend’s NYC Bacon-Palooza and NYC Pickle Day have to be so far apart? They’re both downtown, but logic demands they be on the same block. Bother.

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Five-Second Rule Flow Chart

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Sorry, No McNuggets Until 11AM

And somebody really doesn’t like that bit of news. CNN ran this every five minutes last night. No audio. (Clip via Towleroad)

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Pop-Tarts In Times Square

Pop-Tarts has joined M&Ms and Hersheys with its own storefront in Times Square, where brand marketing is more important than actual sales. The focal point of the store, which opens Tuesday, is the cafe. It will serve about 30 snacks and desserts. The menu includes the Fluffer Butter, marshmallow spread sandwiched between two Pop-Tarts frosted fudge pastries; the Sticky Cinna …

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Afternoon View – Real Poutine

This is for the purists who dissed yesterday’s poutine post.

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Evening View – Poutine!

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Evening View – At Garde Manger

Tonight my able homo-guide to Montreal treated me to dinner in Old Montreal at Garde Manger, a highly-regarded place recently made more famous because of a reality show starring its owner, which is now running on the Food Network in Canada. I recommend the halibut. And the scallops. And the bartender. Definitely the bartender.

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The Lasandwich

Just hitting the shelves of the UK-based supermarket chain Tesco is the lasagne sandwich. And you thought KFC’s Double Down was gross. The Guardian’s food blogger has a field day. The first thing that hits you on opening the packet is a faint but distinct whiff of tuna, an inauspicious start for a beefy sandwich. Biting down, the texture is …

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Poisonous Veggieburgers?

Mother Jones reports that some brands of veggieburgers contain a poisonous neurotoxin. In order to meet the demands of health-conscious consumers, manufacturers of soy-based fake meat like to make their products have as little fat as possible. The cheapest way to do this is by submerging soybeans in a bath of hexane to separate the oil from the protein. Says …

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Turning Moths Gay To Save Crops

The larvae of codling moths destroy millions of dollars of fruit crops every year. Scientists have begun treating their larvae with female pheromones, “turning the male moths gay” and preventing reproduction. A Sainsburys spokesman told the Daily Express: “Codling moths have the ability to devastate entire crops if left uncontrolled. The new technique means males are attracted to males, disrupting …

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Four Nutritional Servings In Every Scoop

From the makers of Bacon Salt, BaconPOP, Baconnaise, and Bacon-Flavored Mmmvelopes (for mailing your will to your lawyer, one presumes.)

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