They're not called "Italian nachos" on the menu, but make no mistake, Olive Garden's "Loaded Pasta Chips" are nachos. This new $8.49 dish has a base of lightly-fried "homemade pasta chips" (which a writer at Foodbeast says are "actual pieces of lasagna"). Layered on top of those chips is a three-meat sauce, a medley of Italian cheeses, and cherry peppers. This questionable culinary creation is then ladened with a creamy "Alfredo drizzle." Wait, are there jalapenos too?
No disrespect to the various cuisines worldwide, but I feel like Italian food is the king. There's no end to the number of amazing dishes that emanate from Italy. Pizza, lasagna, ravioli, and spaghetti are all incredibly delicious meals that, despite containing similar ingredients, seem vastly dissimilar from one another. Plus, they get bonus points… READ THE REST
Why are there so many different pasta shapes? It's still the same damn dough in the end, so why should you care if it's angel hair, or fettuccini, or spaghetti, or tagliatelle, or vermicelli, or bucatini; or penne, or tortellini, or rigatoni, or macaroni, et cetera? I, for one, had never really thought about it.… READ THE REST
When you're eating "Italian" food from Trader Joe's, wishing it was a nosh from Commerciante Giuseppe's… READ THE REST
There's a lot of reasons to buy a new smoking piece. Maybe you dropped your old one and that cool glass octopus build doesn't work so well when it's in a million pieces. Perhaps you're making the switch from rolling your own to something a little less cumbersome. Or maybe you just want an upgrade. Whatever… READ THE REST
From ensuring you have enough money for gas this week to keeping up with today's politics, life is far from easy. And everyday things like making dinner, commuting to work, and even lighting candles should be the least of your worries. But when it comes to reaching down into the jar of your favorite candle, unable to… READ THE REST
Gaming is something that most people can appreciate. Whether you're into the classics, a casual gamer, or a die-hard who plays all the time, there are many different ways to enjoy the hobby. But we think it's safe to say, novice or professional, we're all interested in how games even come to be. If you're fascinated by gaming… READ THE REST