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This is the first article I’ve seen about this thing that mentions how kind of... gross it feels. Read more

The extent to which Julia Louis-Dreyfus has eclipsed her Seinfeld castmates probably shouldn’t be surprising but, you know, it’s something.   Read more

so they teach butter melting in schools now?  Do you now realize there are  a bunch of people who never cook, never grew up cooking, or never been taught? Ask the average person what a hob is, they won’t know.  Read more

I mean, this is “Microwave week”.
And microwave is a lot faster than plates to melt butter lol, it’s one of the two things I use my microwave for. Reheating leftover pasta/rice and melting butter ^^

The only time I ever melt butter on hot plates is when I’m doing something to the butter at the same time, like making Read more

Maybe, just maybe, I might want to melt butter in a Pyrex measuring cup for, say, popcorn (which I’m making in an air popper, but that’s a different debate) because it’s easier to pour from. And also - for the sake of argument - I don’t want to dirty a measuring cup *and* and pan. And... melting butter in the Read more

Seems like you’d be better off freezing one of those meat pounders.

See also: mimosas and bacon-wrapped scallops. My supermarket sells scallops at CAD15/lb and bacon at CAD6/lb. Wrap the scallop with the bacon, and it’s CAD25/lb. Read more

Why would not knowing the details of manufacturing and not knowing about the existence of the Yellowstone caldera be different, fundamentally? Read more

They’re trying to tell you not to be a jerk to people who did need this article. Read more

I’ve always sorta thought that this is what spoonbread is. I’ve eaten and enjoyed corn souffle before ... seem similar, no? Read more

Will a 12-inch skillet with a lower cooking time work? Or does it just need the deeper vessel? Read more

They all share a common root. Read more

I read that part about the ranch dressing and truffle hot sauce in Carl Weathers’ voice.

I will say that those curly fries from It’s Just Wings are pretty damn good. Mix the ranch dressing with the truffle hot sauce and you’ve got yourself a hell of a dip. Read more

‘Authenticity’ in food is bullshit anyway. The history of humanity since the beginning has been movement across the globe, and with it the mixing of cultures and ideas and flora and fauna. So basically all food is fusion. Read more

Eh, I’m not against dudes rapping about fucking; it’s a beautiful, natural thing. Cee-Lo’s problem is that he’s a misogynist and can’t compute the concept of strong women who use their power of sexuality. I guess he doesn’t like the idea of playing on a level playing-field?

I too hate people for enjoying the things they like.  Read more

I have always loved pumpkin pie. It was part of the reason that Thanksgiving was my favorite holiday even growing up. Pumpkin spice is really the only fall thing I still get living in CA so I’m all for it. Read more