never get into a pissing contest with a bunch of pedantic pseudo-intellectuals
Tuesday, 15 May 2018

The Surprisingly Intolerant History of Milk

quote [ A new book provides an udderly fascinating chronicle of the controversial drink ]

I wish I had some god damn milk
[SFW] [food & drink] [+3 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@2:33pmGMT] [5 comments]

Friday, 4 May 2018

"My whole life has been a lie": Sweden admits meatballs are Turkish

quote [ Turks don?t mince their words as they relish news that Ikea?s famous dish is not Swedish ]

[SFW] [food & drink] [+5 Funny]
[by arrowhen@4:18amGMT] [13 comments]

Drinking gin and tonics stops hay fever symptoms

quote [ Hay fever has the ability to render us entirely out-of-action, irritating our eyes, blocking our noses and scratching our throats. But, if you?re on the hunt for a cure this season you might want to forget stockpiling on antihistamines. Instead, a bottle of gin could be the answer. ]

Now, this is real medicine! And it treats malaria! (dramatic sigh) Is there anything "mother's ruin" can't do?!
[SFW] [food & drink] [+3 Informative]
[by Bob Denver@1:58amGMT] [27 comments]

Wednesday, 2 May 2018

America's Greatest Horticulturist Left Behind a Plum Mystery

quote [ Frida Kahlo painted him. Thomas Edison admired him. Now Rachel Spaeth is trying to decode him. ]

In my ladle is your plum
[SFW] [food & drink] [+2 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@9:46amGMT] [0 comments]

Friday, 20 April 2018

It?s Not Delivery, It?s ?

quote [ The evolution of the frozen pizza, the ideal form of sustenance for people who have an oven, a microwave, or an aversion to delivery. (Possibly all three.) ]

We got our mega munchies.
[SFW] [food & drink] [+2 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@11:13amGMT] [9 comments]

Monday, 9 April 2018

Beirut?s Disappearing Dessert

quote [ Consumed widely in the 1800s and early 1900s, this labor-intensive tahini and rice pudding is getting harder and harder to find?but one family is keeping it alive. ]

Just desserts, tea and sympathy
[SFW] [food & drink] [+2 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:25amGMT] [1 comment]

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Bottle of 2,000-Year-Old Rice Wine Found in Chinese Tomb

quote [ The bronze jug was dated around the late Warring States time period and the Qin Dynasty ]

finely aged. like a... fine... wine?

[SFW] [food & drink] [+2 Interesting]
[by lilmookieesquire@6:08amGMT] [5 comments]

Saturday, 3 March 2018

The Dirty Secret of ?Secret Family Recipes?

quote [ Surprisingly often, they?re copied from mayo jars and famous cookbooks. ]

yo life is just a secret recipe & I'm all up in it.
[SFW] [food & drink] [+2 Insightful]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:21amGMT] [12 comments]

Friday, 23 February 2018

The Wild Ancient Greek Drinking Game That Required Throwing Wine

quote [ Strategic flicking was the name of this game, known as kottabos. ]

Partaking of yesterday's wine
[SFW] [food & drink] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:00amGMT] [1 comment]

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Thank These Master Alchemists for the Magic of Alcohol

quote [ Two Muslim scholars invented stills that could make spirits. ]

Got you in the zone
[SFW] [food & drink] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:01amGMT] [14 comments]

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