Photograph: Mike Clare
Industrial Designer Mike Clare likes to scare old people with the neato space-age technology we have these days, so he created cookies that, when held up to a webcam, pop out with a crazy 3D shape. The cookies are modeled after black-and-white augmented reality markers that do stuff when you take a [...]
All photographs via neosbrand.com
The public option might be dead, wars continues to be waged, and ten percent unemployment persists, but at least we can console ourselves with the thought of Obamitas, the artisanal chocolate cookies out of Spain that feature the likeness of President Barack Obama. And we take no joy in telling you this, [...]
From Guy's Disney Holiday, a special hour-long episode of Diners, Drive-ins and Dives at Disneyland that aired over the weekend. Get baking and send photos!
Left: A swastika-shaped cookie cutter. Right: Recipes for Nazi and Germanic-themed breads and cakes. Photos via dailymail.co.uk.
A new exhibit at the National Socialism Documentation Center (warning: in German) in Cologne, Germany, showcases World War II era Nazi-themed Christmas paraphernalia, including the swastika cookie cutter, above. Mother and daughter team Judith and Rita Breuer became interested [...]
Photographs by Stephanie Butler
Welcome to Retro Recipes! Brought to you from the capable kitchen of Eat Me Daily's Stephanie Butler, each week revisits a preparation from the past that straddles the line between ingenious and absurd. This week: Mabelle's Snickerdoodles.
You can take your chocolate chips, your turtles, humbugs, your oatmeal raisins. Ginger drops, snowballs, thumbprints: [...]
This image of Cookie Monster was posted on Comedy Central's Indecision blog in response to that whole sugar-free cookies as interrogation tool story.
They write: "I've just managed to obtain photographic evidence of this new technique being used on one of those so-called terrorist monsters."
Nice OS X backdrop.
How did the FBI get Abu Jandal, the former chief bodyguard of Osama bin Laden, to spill the beans? Jandal is diabetic, and all it took was some sugar-free cookies:
[I]n tomorrow's TIME magazine, reporter Bobby Ghosh writes, “The most successful interrogation of an al-Qaeda operative by U.S. officials required no sleep deprivation, no slapping or [...]
Last weekend's New York Times A Night Out With Bethenny Frankel (of The Real Housewives of New York City / ex-Apprentice) reminded us that she "calls herself a 'natural foods chef,' which means, among other things, that she sells a Bethenny-branded line of dairy-free, wheat-free, egg-free baked goods."
We checked, and she does indeed sell vegan [...]