Congratulations, flapjack lovers, today is your day: it’s National Pancake Day, which means restaurants are offering up discounted or free food. But even if flat breakfast fare isn’t your thing, there are plenty of other spots handing out deals and freebies today. [More]
First of all, let’s all bow our heads and acknowledge the culinary efforts of a group of Harvard students who figured out how to put cake batter in a spray can [pause for acknowledgement]. Now that that’s done, don’t be silly, college kids! I don’t need to bake a cake — in the microwave, no less — with that invention, just spray it directly into my mouth for maximum tastiness. [More]
The pumpkin pie is jiggling like it’s got a life of its own, the turkey is sadly unbrowned and swimming in watery, unappetizing gravy and the mashed potatoes taste like glue. No one wants that scenario, which is why we’re all lucky there are experts out there to boil Thanksgiving down to the basics and tell the rest of us what to do. Thanks to them, we can all pull off an impressive dinner. Or at least give it the old college try. Take it away, experts! [NYTimes.com]
How many times have you stared at a doughnut, bacon and eggs and bemoaned the fact that the three items weren’t all together in some kind of stack situation you could put in your mouth in the morning? Rest your worried head, dear readers, on the squishy glazed pillow of Dunkin’ Donuts new doughnut breakfast sandwich, rolling out nationwide this week.
If you haven’t already deprived every Easter basket in sight of its jelly beans, Peeps and chocolate eggs and find yourself needing a way to get rid of the sugary temptations beyond foisting it off on your coworkers (who will claim they’re all on diets and you are ruining said diets) there is hope.
While most of us are in the full throes of dancing sugarplum dreams and peppermint bark binges, it seems the Easter Bunny (or at least Cadbury) is not to be deterred in his efforts to overthrow the Christmas candy season — a seasonal creep we have come to call “Premature Resurrection.”