Archive for November 2009

Paula Deen: Recovery From Airborne Ham 'Like a Miracle'

Paula Deen told Extra, that while she "would be lying if I said it didn't hurt... I didn't even bruise or swell. It's like a miracle!" She continued: "When it catches your blind side, you're so startled -- but like I said, it's going to take a little bit more than a pig in the [...]

Cookin' with Coolio: By the Numbers

Photograph: Paula Forbes / Eat Me Daily
As you may recall, rap superstar Coolio has been producing YouTube cooking videos for about a year now, and, like any good online cooking phenomenon, he got a book deal out of it. Cookin' with Coolio: 5 Star Meals at a 1 Star Price (Amazon) is a collection of [...]

Conan O'Brien Forces His Employees to Drink Tofurky and Gravy Soda

In the recurring segment "Andy'll Try It!" on The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter tries random products like Bakon vodka and women's jeans. This time around it was Jones Tofurky and Gravy Soda, but Richter (wisely) passes and hands it off to the trombonist Richie "La Bamba" Rosenberg for a new segment called [...]

Linksplodge 11/24/09

Above, Vintage Japanese Sweets Mold - Pine Needles and Cones: "Often made of sakura (cherry wood) and seasoned for about 3 years before carving, kashigata were used to make dried confectionery made of rice flour and sugar called rakugan. Earliest records show that this practice dates back to the mid-17th century." $32.50 on Etsy. Seller [...]

Astronauts Aboard the International Space Station Wish You a Happy Thanksgiving, Show Off Their Food

In this video shot aboard the International Space Station, Flight Engineers Jeff Williams and Nicole Stott offer their Thanksgiving wishes. Regarding the food, Williams says, "We have the privilege of sharing a global variety of delicacies with our station crewmates from Russia, Canada, and Belgium." And then Stott spins around the can of mushroom and [...]

Alan Richman Takes Eric Ripert to Costco

In what he hopes is "the first installment of the next great cooking show," Alan Richman made the video "Avec Alan" over at GQ. Riffing on Avec Eric, Richman takes Eric Ripert to Costco, a place that "epitomizes what Westchester dining is all about." Ripert, of course, is "freaked out" and depressed: "In that store, [...]

Gingerbread Man Anatomy Holiday Cards

From Jason Freeny at Moist Production, the creator of the "Gingerbread Man Dissected" poster, comes Gingerbread Man Anatomy Holiday Cards. Pack of ten cards and envelopes, $20.

The Best Frozen Turkey Bowling Videos [you're doing it right]

Thanksgiving's kind of boring, don't you think? It's just food, and football, and naps. Snooze. Well, this Thanksgiving we here at EMD are thankful (yow!) someone had the genius idea take a frozen turkey and knock over some soda bottles with it. Originating in the aisle of a grocery store, turkey bowling mimics traditional bowling [...]

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