fuck the DM! We're taking this game into the Matrix
Saturday, 17 October 2020

How to Hoard Tab

quote [ Pour one out for the TaBbies?Tab Cola has been discontinued by Coca Cola. With nearly zero market share and limited availability, you might be surprised to learn that Tab even still exists. But the once-popular zero-calorie drink has been kept afloat by intensely devoted fans?also known as TaBaholics?who have already been stockpiling the distinct, slightly bitter cola for years. ]

Tab, Tab Cola, what a beautiful drink?
[SFW] [food & drink] [+1 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:33pmGMT] [5 comments]

Saturday, 10 October 2020

Grapefruit Is One of the Weirdest Fruits on the Planet

quote [ But in the presence of grapefruit, without those cytochrome P450s, you?re not getting 10 percent of that drug. You?re getting 100 percent. You?re overdosing. ]

These grapefruit warnings are on medication here, but the article is pretty entertaining. Well ok, maybe trying a bit too hard to be funny.
[SFW] [food & drink] [+6 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@9:43pmGMT] [9 comments]

Saturday, 3 October 2020

For Subway, A Ruling Not So Sweet. Irish Court Says Its Bread Isn't Bread

quote [ Yes, Ireland has a legal definition for bread. And the nation's Supreme Court said Subway's bread has too much sugar to satisfy it. ]

a limosine with a Subway sandwich and a dub
[SFW] [food & drink] [+4]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [3 comments]

Friday, 11 September 2020

Food Fads Have Always Been Ridiculous. Just Ask the Great Masticator.

quote [ Horace Fletcher preached the gospel of fanatically chewing food until it completely dissolved in the mouth. Even celebs like Upton Sinclair and Franz Kafka drank the Kool-Aid. ]

For your masticating pleasure
[SFW] [food & drink]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:10amGMT] [0 comments]

Thursday, 20 August 2020

A Database of 5,000 Historical Cookbooks Is Now Online, and You Can Help Improve It

quote [ It took Barbara Ketcham Wheaton more than 50 years to compile The Sifter. ]

From the pages of my cookbook
[SFW] [food & drink] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@1:16pmGMT] [2 comments]

Saturday, 15 August 2020

Putting Beer On Ice

quote [ For decades, it was easier to get a bottle of vodka in Iceland than a pint of beer. The reason says more about Iceland?s politics than its temperance movement. ]

When life gives you lemons mix it up with vodka soda
[SFW] [food & drink] [+1 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@9:31amGMT] [0 comments]

Monday, 10 August 2020

The Battle to Invent the Automatic Rice Cooker

quote [ The biggest names in Japanese technology vied to bring them to market. ]

Bought her a rice cooker and some lingerie
[SFW] [food & drink] [+4 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@9:21amGMT] [7 comments]

Sunday, 9 August 2020

Marmalade: A Very Obsession

quote [ Captain Scott took jars to the Antarctic with him, and Edmund Hillary took one up Everest. Marmalade is part of the British national myth. Livvy Potts wants to know why. ]

Sugar sugar sugar in the marmalade O-E-A-I-O
[SFW] [food & drink] [+2 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@8:58amGMT] [2 comments]

Thursday, 6 August 2020

When pistachio nuts explode

quote [ In fact there seem to be no end to the ways pistachios can kill. Just having them in an enclosed space can suffocate someone. ]

Faster pistachio! Kill! Kill!
[SFW] [food & drink] [+6 Informative]
[by Paracetamol@7:35amGMT] [8 comments]

Thursday, 30 July 2020

Putting Order In Its Place

quote [ For centuries, the careful order of mise en place has been fundamental to the way restaurants make food, but its time in kitchens may finally be up. ]

Hand me that pot quick I need mise en place
[SFW] [food & drink]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:00amGMT] [4 comments]

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