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Scientists Discover Sixth Taste: Fat

Photograph by Plate of Wander
Australian scientists have recently discovered that humans can actually taste fat, and those who are more sensitive to its flavor tend to eat less of it, and have lower BMIs. This is different from the texture of fat in foods such as ice cream, which is associated with a richer mouth-feel. [...]

Offal of the Week: Fatback

Photograph: Ryan Adams
If it's Friday, it must be Offal of the Week! Brought to you by Ryan Adams, author of the blog Nose to Tail at Home, each week we highlight a different part of the animal that you've always wanted to work with, but were afraid to ask your butcher for. This week: Fatback.
I've [...]

Offal of the Week: Caul Fat

Photo by Shari Goodman
If it's Friday, it must be Offal of the Week! Brought to you by Ryan Adams, author of the blog Nose to Tail at Home, each week we highlight a different part of the animal that you've always wanted to work with, but were afraid to ask your butcher for. This week: [...]

'Wanna Lose Fat?!' Glitch Video from Everything Is Terrible

This glitch video reworking of a 1980s fat-fighting infomercial from Everything Is Terrible takes a little bit to get rolling, but once it does, it enters a mind-melting, transcendental territory.
Somewhat similar to the Sandra Lee Seizure-Inducing Glitch Video (at least in spirit), but just way more bizarre.

Ricky Gervais Responds to Critics of his Fat Jokes

Responding to a piece in the Telegraph UK, Ricky Gervais defends his fat jokes on his blog (sorry, there's no permalink):
I heard someone on the radio once say that they were tired of the prejudice aimed at the overweight. They said something like "you're not allowed to make fun of gay people, so why are [...]

Avant Lard: Fat by Jennifer McLagan [cookbook review]

The title of Jennifer McLagan's new cookbook pretty much says it all: Fat (buy at Amazon). A glance at the cover — a white-marbled shank of meat and that single word floating in large letters — you know exactly what you're getting into. But, as these things go, there's also that pesky subtitle, in smaller [...]

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