Food floating in clear gelatinous glass was known to our ancestors as â̶͘͜s̵̬͙̓̄͛p̷̦̍̾í̸̢͓̈́́c̴̛̝̉̊ͅ and was a specialty of the greatest generation, destroyed to memory by the 19A0s but rediscovered in retroprophetic works such as Anna Pallai's magnificent 1970s Dinner Party [Amazon] (Twitter). And now aspic is now back in newer, less blatantly revolting forms; here is a fruit salad by Boone Bake.
New packaging for Oreos cookies disguises the delicious junk food as healthy veggies and other unappetizing things such as Hanes t-shirts, Ford automobile manuals and 1970s cookbooks. "The brand is calling the limited edition packaging a 'protection program' against thieving children," writes Kathryn Lundstrom for Ad Age. Someone's going to get mad when the recipe… READ THE REST
A strange animal seen lurking in a tree led locals in Krakow, Poland, to close their windows and summon the authorities. Animal welfare officers responded ready to contain the mystery beast. They found a croissant. The Krakow Animal Welfare Society reported the bizarre incident on Facebook. A translation of the terrified initial call: "Come and… READ THE REST
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If you could make an adult wish-list, you'd probably burn your way through two or three notepads. While everything you need these days may not be within your budget, we have deals on 25 must-have gizmos and gadgets that definitely won't break the bank, giving you an excuse to treat yourself. Check out these deals… READ THE REST
There's no more helpless feeling than the moment you realize you've been robbed. The mix of anger, fear, and a sense of violation are enough to turn your stomach. And in addition to stolen items, there's usually clean-up and repair needed since 95 percent of burglaries involve a forced entry. As horrible as it feels,… READ THE REST
Okay, so you're not the best cook, but we all have our flaws. And at least your creations are edible, right? Sure, that recipe for peanut butter and jelly chicken wasn't the best option to feed a dinner party, but it surely could have been worse than just a mild case of the runs after.… READ THE REST