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Turkey Day is Coming!

Posted by Sara McDonald on

Many of us will be celebrating the things we are thankful for this Thursday. So, what are you thankful for? How about the compulsion to cook traditional foods in anything but traditional ways? Here are a few off-the-cookbook options for preparing your Thanksgiving bird. And if you've ever wanted to violate a turkey with a beer can, well, here's one more thing for you to be thankful for.

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Punctuation is So Much Fun.~

Posted by Heather Abbott on

I feel like people would understand me so much better if these punctuation marks were better known. 13 Little Known Punctuation Marks...  

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Pumpkin "Spice"

Posted by Sara McDonald on

Pumpkin

It is that time of year - thousands upon thousands of large, round, orange squash will be sacrificed in the name of porch decor. It's pumpkin carving season. I have to admit, I do love a skillfully designed pumpkin, warmly glowing on a chilly October evening. Even the most basic Jack-o-lantern face brings me a certain joy. But for those who are seriously considering stepping up their pumpkin carving game, Ray Villafane sets the bar pretty high. Take a look at these pumpkin masterpieces, and then try not to be discouraged as you stand before your blank orange canvas with...

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délicieux

Posted by Sara McDonald on

Most of the time, receiving something cold and slimy from a vending machine is cause for alarm and disgust. But at this seaside resort in France, cold and slimy is available in a vending machine 24-7...in the form of oysters, farmed fresh right next door. Take a look, and like the customer in the video says, if you have a middle-of-the-night craving for oysters, this machine has your back.

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Food Safety?

Posted by Sara McDonald on

If I asked you to eat a substance that glowed in the dark, would you hesitate? What if I told you...many of us regularly do just that, without ever realizing it? Or feed it to our children? Or use it as a treat for fur babies? Since few of us eat in the dark, and even fewer (I imagine) eat with a laser pointer at the ready, it's probably not likely that many have experienced it. But yes, peanut butter glows in the dark! Weird. Check out this educational video for details (or proof, if you are the type that...

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