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This Wooden Spoon Doubles as a Stylus

In products that are so simple that they’re kind of genius news, I’m probably going to spend a few bucks and grab this new wooden spoon/stylus for my kitchen. As sites like CHOW, Food 52, and even All Recipes as …

Another Day, Another Cool Oreo Separator

Remember earlier this week when that awesome physicist with that awesome mustache built that incredibly complicated machine to separate the Oreo cookie from the Oreo creme? Because he hated the creme? Well, these two guys did the same thing, in …

In-N-Out Cook Reddit AMA Reveals What An In-N-Out Bacon Burger Could Look Like

A reddit AMA (“Ask Me Anything”) with a cook from an In-N-Out Burger has been getting some attention outside of reddit. The cook of four years talked bacon burgers, and the burger chain’s lack of them with curious redditors. One …

Amazon Prime Now Serving Food Network, Travel Channel Shows Amazon Prime Now Serving Food Network, Travel Channel Shows
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Amazon has just announced a new content licensing agreement with Scripps Networks Interactive that brings a ton of popular cooking, travel, and do-it-yourself programming to Prime Instant Video. The deal will bring shows from five different Scripps networks: HGTV, DIY …

Guy Builds Cool Oreo Separator. Twist? It’s to Get Rid of the Creme Altogether
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I get that you built a super-complicated machine to separate the Oreo cookies from the Oreo creme. Seriously, I get it. It’s so you can harvest all the creme and make one mega creme-filled cookie, right? No? It’s because you …

Check Out This Guy Playing Music With Fruit And Vegetables
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Here’s a guy playing music with fruits and vegetables. Okay, there are some keyboards and other gadgetry involved, but still… [via Make]

Sausage Recalled by Smithfield Packing

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced that the Smithfield Packing Company is recalling around 38,000 pounds of pork sausage. In a statement, the FSIS said that the meat could contain “small pieces of …

Seafood Mislabeled 33% of the Time in the U.S., Shows Study

A new study by ocean conservation group Oceana has shown that one-third of the seafood sold in the U.S. could be mislabeled. Many of the mislabeled sea food products were a different type of fish than what was put on …

Michelle Obama To Do a Healthy Eating Google+ Hangout on March 4th Michelle Obama To Do a Healthy Eating Google+ Hangout on March 4th
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First Lady Michelle Obama is bringing her healthy-eating and fitness message to Google+. Google has just announced that the FLOTUS will be the next member of the White House team to host a Google+ Hangout, cleverly dubbed as “Fireside Hangouts.” …

Watch Astronaut Chris Hadfield Make a Space Sandwich

Here’s Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield giving us a tour of his space kitchen and showing off his zero-gravity culinary prowess. When you’re done with this, make sure you catch his recent reddit AMA. It’s out of this world! (I’ll show …

Burger King Twitter Hack: No Schadenfreude from McDonald’s End Burger King Twitter Hack: No Schadenfreude from McDonald’s End

If you run the Twitter account for a major international business, take this as a cautionary tale. It’s been a pretty bad day for whoever is in charge of fast-food chain Burger King’s Twitter account. Earlier this afternoon, the account …

Horse Meat in School Meals Found in the U.K.

The U.K.‘s Food Standards Agency (FSA) today revealed that horse meat was found during the DNA testing of beef products. The beef products tested would have been found in school and restaurant meals. The DNA testing, so far, covers 2,501 …

Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Is Pissed Off About Mayo Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Is Pissed Off About Mayo

Groupon CEO Andrew Mason is not very happy with the state of sandwich shops. More specifically, he’s not very happy about their mayonaise policies. The quirky executive took to Twitter today to rant about the issue (hat tip to Forbes). …

Taco Bell’s Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Tacos Coming March 7th, Announced with a Vine Taco Bell’s Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Tacos Coming March 7th, Announced with a Vine

Taco Bell, one of the best companies around in terms of social media presence, has just announced the official launch date of their new Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Tacos on Twitter, with a Vine video. We already knew that the …

You Should Be Drinking Your IPAs Out of This Glass

If you’re a beer-lover who thinks that it’s important to drink certain styles of beer in certain styles of glasses, this new product from two major American breweries may interest you. Purveyors of tasty brews Dogfish Head Brewery and Sierra …

Foodspotting Joins OpenTable in $10M Deal, Will Continue to Operate on Standalone Basis Foodspotting Joins OpenTable in $10M Deal, Will Continue to Operate on Standalone Basis

Restaurant reservation powerhouse OpenTable have just announced their intent to acquire food photography-based recommendation app Foodspotting. According to a release, the deal will be for $10 million OpenTable and Foodspotting have been partners for some time already – OpenTable reservations …

It’s My Food and I’ll Instagram It If I Want to: A Defense of Amateur Food Photography It’s My Food and I’ll Instagram It If I Want to: A Defense of Amateur Food Photography
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Apart from posting a copious amount of baby photos on Facebook (nobody cares and your kid isn’t even that cute anyway), and going overboard with the politically-charged rhetoric (nobody cares and your opinion is stupid anyway), there’s not really a …

Epic Meal Time Kidnaps Jamie Oliver, Prepares 60,000 Calorie Fish Sandwich
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Jamie Oliver, the British chef known for his love of celery and other healthy (possibly calorie-neutral) foods, is probably the last person you’d expect to see on the hit YouTube series Epic Meal Time. All I’m saying is that the …

I Would Not Use This Anti-Loneliness Ramen Bowl, But It’s Still Pretty Neat I Would Not Use This Anti-Loneliness Ramen Bowl, But It’s Still Pretty Neat

I’m probably never going to buy this new anti-loneliness ramen bowl. It’s not because I don’t like ramen. I love ramen. I really, really love ramen. It’s also not because I’m not lonely at times. Who isn’t? It’s also not …

Yelp Now Displays Health Inspection Scores for Restaurants in Participating Cities Yelp Now Displays Health Inspection Scores for Restaurants in Participating Cities
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Yelp has partnered with the local governments in San Francisco and New York to put health inspection scores on the pages of the cities’ restaurants. It’s part of a bigger open data initiative, however, that Yelp hopes will enable other …

Google Adds New Photo Sharing Options For Google+ Local Google Adds New Photo Sharing Options For Google+ Local

Google announced the launch of a new Google+ Local feature in a Google+ post last night. Now, when you upload a picture of a place or of food you ordered at a restaurant, you can easily share it with friends, …