Remember Claire Saffitz, the pastry chef from Bon Appétit who made her own versions of Skittles, Kit Kats, and other junk foods? Well, she's back, and now she's doing her best to figure out how real Lucky Charms are made so she can create a gourmet version. As it turns out, it's not easy to make cereal from scratch. In the nearly 20-minute long video, we get to see her failures and disappointments that eventually lead her success. If you make it to the end, she shares the final recipe.
Just yesterday I was sitting around remembering how great cereal box marketing was in the 70s. John Oliver's Memorial Day Weekend special YouTube video is 6 minutes or so of castigating what was once a wonderful marketing effort. READ THE REST
This friendly clown is thrilled to be eating a bowl of Sugar Rice Krinkles in this 1956 commercial. The video begins when Krinkles the clown pops his head out of a miniature house with a rooster on it. He then explains the joy of Sugar Rice Krinkles cereal and looks like he's having the time… READ THE REST
Federal agents in Cincinnati, Ohio intercepted a shipment of corn flakes frosted with cocaine on its way from South America to a private residence in Hong Kong. A US Customs and Border Protection dog sniffed out the flake on the flakes. According to the Cincinnati Enquirer, the officers reportedly found white powder in the packaging… READ THE REST
Everybody loves the plan. Well…in theory, that is. You pile the whole family into the car, including your favorite pooch, and you hit the road on an adventure. But by the time your fun is done, the backseat ends up looking like it's now your dog's new home. Covered in hair, dirt, and ugly scratches,… READ THE REST
The best part of any giveaway is getting something for free. It's why we instinctively enter sweepstakes or slip our name into a drawing in the first place. Usually, winning is as much the reward as the actual reward itself. But just so there's no misunderstanding, it's exponentially more fabulous if the prize you win… READ THE REST
While the world is finally emerging from its year-long COVID slumber, it's only emerging gradually. Even though more people are venturing outside and making short trips here and there, many are still a bit reluctant to travel too far from home. And sometimes, decisions like staying away from Indonesia make a whole lot of sense.… READ THE REST