Edible flowers preserved in lollipops

Pittsburgh's Sugar Bakers preserves gorgeous edible flowers in clear lollipops: root beer daisies, blueberry stained glass, candied pink rose-petals, watermelon violas, giant ice pansies and many more, in wrapped six-packs for weddings and such. Read the rest

Chocolate Cumberbunny: this Easter, gnaw on Benedict's face

London chocolatier Chocolatician has made a custom Benedict Cumberbunny for Easter, available in milk, dark and white chocolates, dusted with gold- or bronze-coloured finishes (£50), or with a 22 carat gold bowtie (£70). Read the rest

Xenomorph cookie-jar

This Gigeresque biscuit barrel, sculpted by Paul Harding, stands 12" tall, and it'll run you $45 at Thinkgeek. (via Geeky Merch) Read the rest

Dune recreated with gummi

"Crafted from a 2-foot-long gummy worm, Haribo gummy bears, black licorice string, yellow sprinkles, and rock candy crystals! A scene from the great science fiction novel Dune by Frank Herbert. Here we see the giant gummy worm on the desert planet of Arrakis. Ridden by the powerful gummy bear Paul Atreides as he seeks to control the prescious "spice" melange, which gives those who ingest it extended life and some prescient awareness. Muad'Dib!" Read the rest

Archbishop of St Louis says Girl Scout Cookies encourage sin

Robert Carlson, the archbishop of St Louis, MO, has circulated a two-page letter to his flock in which he raises the question, "Can I still buy Girl Scout cookies?" Read the rest

Make cookies that look like you with custom 3D printed cookie-cutters

Kriszti Bozzai, a Hungarian maker who sells on Etsy as Copypastry, will turn your photos into a line-art caricature, extrude it into the third dimension, and 3D print it, so that you can bake cookies that look like you. It's about $50, including the custom art. Read the rest

Pizza duvet covers and throws (plus a cheeseburger)

The queen-sized poly-cotton cover is $150 and comes with a pair of pillowcases that look like packets of sauce and Parmesan. Read the rest

Best wine-pairings for Girl Scout Cookies

Jessica Norris, wine director at New York City's Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse, worked with Vivino to develop 12 wine-pairings for Girl Scout Cookies, so that you can extract maximum pleasure from your midnight wolf-down sessions as you try desperately to rid your home of the tiny, sugary punishments for your charitable spending. Read the rest

Bake: Cookie Monster bark

Melt chocolate into slabs, coat with blue candy-melts, and stud with broken oreos and edible googly eyes and voila: it's as though you blenderized a thousand Cookie Monsters, rolled them flat, and baked them. Read the rest

Ben and Jerry's Bernie Yearning flavor exists -- sorta

Earlier this month, Ben "and Jerry's" Cohen spitballed with an MSNBC reporter about his idea for a Bernie Sanders ice-cream flavor: "Bernie's Yearning," a pint of mint with a disk of solid chocolate on the top, representing the fortunes of the 1%. Before you eat it, you use a spoon to smash the wealth and distribute it evenly through the pint. Read the rest

Bernie Sanders' Ben and Jerry's flavor: top 10% is chocolate you smash and mix with the 90% below

MSNBC caught up with Ben "and Jerry's" Cohen outside a rally for Donald Trump in Burlington, VT, home state to Ben and Jerry's and headquarters for the Bernie Sanders campaign. Read the rest

How to bake spice-filled sandworm bread

After some trial and error, Chris-Rachael Oseland has perfected a recipe for spice-filled sandworm bread, just in time for Kitchen Overlord's Dune Week. Read the rest

Keyboard waffle irons: now a thing you can buy

It started as a maker project, became a viral shoop, then a successful kickstarter, and now there's a product: the $75 keyboard waffle-iron. Read the rest

How to make "Dracula's dentures" cookie sandwiches

They've only got four ingredients and unlike many elaborate, fondant-based Hallowe'en treats, they taste good. Read the rest

Howto make Zombie Mouth cupcakes

The severed, animated, flopping zombie appendage is a staple of horror films, and these zombie-mouth cupcakes look like someone has decorated an amuse-bouche with a bouche coupé. Read the rest

1930s ice-cream parlour hidden in Cincinnati's art deco railway station

Cincinnati's gorgeous art deco Union Terminal houses many museums -- and a beautifully preserved 1930s ice-cream parlour serving locally made ice-cream. Read the rest

Superweapons in the hyperpalatability wars

Foods containing mixtures of salt, fat, sugar and starch are "hyperpalatable" and induce strong, habitual compulsions to consume; the most successful high-calorie dishes are engineered to deliver staggering loads of all four, singly and in combination. Read the rest

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