Monthly Archives: August 2012

Different Roasts for Different Folks (8/30)

The king of “do it yourself” foods is the roasted marshmallow. A skewer, a good poofy mallow, and a fire is all you need. We’re shown the basic method of roasting early in life, and we need only be shown once. … Continue reading

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Taking a Turn at a Cherry Turnover (8/28)

How can I prove that a Pop Tart is really just a mass-produced fruit turnover? Dammit, I can’t! It seems that the only real difference is that Pop Tarts don’t agree with me. They’ve always made my tummy feel real wonky-tonky all … Continue reading

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Happy National Pots de Creme Day (8/27)

Well, now I’m impressed! Here is a National food holiday that is celebrating a food that has its own website, http://www.potsdecreme.com. Clicking on the link made me nervous at first because, even though I couldn’t come up with anything, I … Continue reading

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Happy National Cherry Popsicle Day! (8/26)

Artificial cherry flavored candy is an incredible innovation of modern man. Although it tastes nothing like actual cherries, it is a hands down, absolute, universal favorite. It doesn’t matter whether you’re talking about lifesavers, Blow Pops, Pez or Popsicles, the first color … Continue reading

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Not Flexible? You Can Still Do a Split.

Running around today, doing errands, with not enough time to complete them, the thought of stopping into an ice cream shop for 5-minutes to partake in a banana split seemed like an impossible task. Another time, another place, I would … Continue reading

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Happy National Sponge Cake Day (8/23)

You see sponge cake in the bakery at the grocery store every time you’re there, right? I sure thought I had. Walking confidently up to the table of baked goods, I measured up the round, spongy looking things, and as … Continue reading

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Grazie Pour L’Spumoni! (8/22)

Can you find a more italian sounding word than spumoni? No, really! I challenge you. Go ahead and throw on your most over the top, campy, stereotypical Italian accent, and say the word. Spumoni! So, who’s ever heard of it? Well, … Continue reading

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