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Make Taco Bell Salt With Leftover Sauce Packets

I have a bit of a shameful fast food habit which, not only keeps me grounded and humble, but keeps my packet drawer stocked with only the finest single-serve condiments. McDonald’s is stingy with their sweet and sour sauce, but Taco Bell is positively generous with their hot sauce, and I have a lot of [...]

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A candle that smells like Chinese takeout

With hints of soy, lemongrass, and ginger, here’s a candle crafted to smell like Chinese food. Because. That’s why. If someone opens a carton of Chinese food within 100 feet of us we end up drifting over like a cartoon character carried by the aroma. While ordering takeout every day is tempting, we think we’ve [...]

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Clamdy Canes, clam-flavored candy canes

I know, I know, we shouldn’t be talking about the holidays just yet. But, keep clam, Archie McPhee went ahead and released Clamdy Canes — yes, candy canes that taste like clams — and I couldn’t resist sharing the news with you. ONE SHELL OF A CANDY From the personified clam on the package to [...]

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Enjoy a tarantula burger in Durham, North Carolina

  When I was in elementary school, one of my classmates liked yanking the legs off Daddy longlegs spiders and popping the body into his mouth. He would likely enjoy the tarantula-topped cheesburger available on a limited basis at Durham, North Carolina’s Bull City Burger and Brewery. Apparently the arachnid adds a pleasant crunch to [...]

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The history of eating bugs in Japan (with recipes)

https://youtu.be/OC8oaTAtJ3k Over at the Japanese culture website Tofugu (where my wife Carla is on staff), there’s a great article by Kanae Nakamine on Japanese bug eating traditions, complete with tasty recipes like bee larva omelets, baby ant minestrone, and rice grasshopper granola bars. There are also vending machines in Japan that sell edible bugs. If [...]

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There are Sake-flavored Kit-Kats now

A classic English chocolate bar. The finest Japanese wine. Together, at last. QUESTION: Is it a kit kat that tastes like sake or sake that tastes like a kit kat? ANSWER: hi,it is not sake but sake flavored chocolate. It is said to contain 0.8% alcohol; turns out that Japan has all sorts of wildly-flavored [...]

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Get Weird With These 13 Unusual Liquors

Looking for a change of pace when knocking back drinks? Here are some interesting options to mix up your liquor cabinet. Like a noble phoenix rises from the ashes to live again, you too can rise from a hangover and imbibe. This 80-proof rum from Firebox is the perfect addition to any fiery cocktail. This [...]

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The ‘Hamdog’ is The Burger and Hot Dog Hybrid of Your Dreams

Now you don’t have to pick just one. from mental_floss Blog » He Took a Polaroid Every Day, Until the Day He *…* http://ift.tt/2cTZvnM via IFTTT

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Bangkok’s Unicorn Cafe Is Possibly the Most Magical Place on Earth

Pastel rainbows as far as the eye can see. from mental_floss Blog » He Took a Polaroid Every Day, Until the Day He *…* http://ift.tt/2co4fQ5 via IFTTT

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Watch a Brief History of Sriracha

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0MgKHpgKoo Natural color! Shake well! Named after a city in eastern Thailand! from Boing Boing http://ift.tt/2bgx550 via IFTTT

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