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Friday, 15 October 2021

The Historical Halloween Cake That Reveals Your Future Spouse

quote [ Can a "dumb cake" help you discover your fate? ]

Ima party like it?s Halloween yuh
[SFW] [food & drink]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:00amGMT] [2 comments]

Tuesday, 21 September 2021

A Brief Compendium of Vintage Cocktail Recipe Books

quote [ Sometimes, you just strike internet gold ? ya know, those obscure little corners of the internet where you can fall blissfully down the rabbit hole. Today?s find is a free online library of unearthed and collected bartender books; rare volumes dating from the 1820s through the 1940s, faithfully digitised ? every last page ? by a little-known museum of wines and spirits located on the small island of Bendor in the south of France. ]

Drunk off specialty cocktails no recipe
[SFW] [food & drink] [+4]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:02amGMT] [0 comments]

Wednesday, 15 September 2021

Death Trash and others want to know how the sausage is made

quote [ We explore the dubious origin and portrayal of meat in Death Trash, Carrion, Dishonored, Pathologic 2, Little Nightmares and more. ]

Interesting collection of meat-as-a-mechanic in games. The comments refer to more instances as well as a short film about butchering.

The author has a nice roster of similar contemplative articles.
[SFW] [food & drink]
[by Paracetamol@1:59pmGMT] [1 comment]

Tuesday, 7 September 2021

France And Russia Are In A Tussle Over Who Gets To Call Champagne ... 'Champagne'

quote [ French law says only sparkling wine produced in the Champagne region can use the name. A new Russian law reserves the name for bubbly produced and sold in Russia. ]

Then brush my teeth with champagne
[SFW] [food & drink]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:59pmGMT] [4 comments]

Wednesday, 11 August 2021

How ancient people fell in love with bread, beer and other carbs

quote [ Well before people domesticated crops, they were grinding grains for hearty stews and other starchy dishes. ]

Best of best friends senseless carbs
[SFW] [food & drink]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:07amGMT] [1 comment]

Monday, 2 August 2021

The Incredible Fig

quote [ When a wasp dies inside the fig after pollination, enzymes (called ficain) break down the carcass; consequently, anyone who eats figs is also consuming wasp biomass. ]

In case you wondered why vegans don't eat figs. (full in extended)

[SFW] [food & drink] [+2]
[by Paracetamol@7:48pmGMT] [10 comments]

Saturday, 31 July 2021

(Frozen) Mistakes Were Made

quote [ Exploring the accidental invention of the ICEE, the frozen beverage that changed American summers forever. ]

Ayee Yuhh, ICEE in my hand ICEE on my neck ya heard?
[SFW] [food & drink] [+3 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:34pmGMT] [5 comments]

Thursday, 29 July 2021

How Wheaties Became the 'Breakfast of Champions'

quote [ Images of Olympians and other athletes on boxes helped the cereal maintain a competitive edge ]

Well you should see me now, I'm eating Wheaties now
[SFW] [food & drink]
[by ScoobySnacks@2:12pmGMT] [0 comments]

Tuesday, 22 June 2021

Three Flavors, One Carton

quote [ Explaining why the multi-layer Neapolitan ice cream exists, and why it?s never actually appeared on a space shuttle despite strong suggestions otherwise. ]

Neapolitan's my favorite but you like rocky road
[SFW] [food & drink] [+5 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [7 comments]

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