The narratives of refrigerator innards

This falls into the category of things that are uninteresting in real life, but which become interesting through the act of photography. Or something. (It may simply be that the photographs aren’t accompanied by the rank refrigerator smell that’s always lurking, waiting for the right moment to assault your nostrils.) The photos are accompanied by […]

Ridiculous Cow Syndrome

This is one of those ridiculous things that is, well, ridiculous.  The power of the market — or stupidity, which may be the same thing — trumping common sense: The Bush administration can prohibit meat packers from testing their animals for mad cow disease, a federal appeals court said Friday. (emphasis added) A premium meat […]

Why isn’t there more bacon in my bacon?

Naturally you’ve got your bacon candy bars, but did you also know: bacon cookies? I mean, you’d assumed they were out there, naturally. But had you actually seen them? (via MeFi and BoingBoing)

Please pass the Hamburger Augmentation Product

A study of UCLA’s Center on Everyday Lives of Families finds that convenience foods aren’t.  Which is to say, families relying on so-called “convenience” foods spent as much time preparing dinner as those families who leaned on, e.g., hot dogs and frozen peas. (EurekAlert: “Convenience foods save little time for working families at dinner.” [Aug […]

Edible Indeed

I’m hoping that the “practically” in this food encyclopedia’s title refers to the encyclopedia itself and not to the food, but in any case, it’s a potentially useful resource. Honestly, where else can you find out about the Nottingham Goose Fair, lingonberries, and spiny lobster–all in one place? Nowhere, that’s where!  (And Wikipedia, perhaps, but […]