Steph’s worst nightmare

My roommate Liz and I were just discussing my complicated issues with red velvet cake. And then Facebook revealed this to her. If you want me to come to your wedding, I’m going to have to ask that you don’t have one of these:

Red velvet cupcakes

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August 2, 2009. Tags: , , . Do not want, Eat this, Steph, Uncategorized. 1 comment.

Panda bread

and how to make it!  YUM!  ps- perfectpandas.com, pretty great blog name

July 30, 2009. Tags: , , , , . Blogz, Eat this, Emily, I can has animals. Leave a comment.

Drink up

If you really love True Blood (like I do) and you want to drink some bloodlike stuff while you watch, you’re in luck!  They are going to make it a real (not actually blood) beverage – the NYT says so.  Sort of gross right?  But how fun would it be to have a True Blood party and drink that stuff and then bite people.  FUNSIES!

July 29, 2009. Tags: , , , , . Eat this, Emily, FYI, TV, Want. Leave a comment.

Pie on a stick!

I like this description of these delish looking pies on sticks ‘Pies to go. Work friendly, Driving friendly, Boyfriend friendly, Cellulite friendly, and embarrassment free pie pops.’

Many more photos here.

July 29, 2009. Tags: , , , , , . Eat this, Emily, Pretty. Leave a comment.

This needs to be on Cake Wrecks

I just went to a Carvel ice cream stand for the first time and I can’t believe this cake exists and is marketed towards children.

July 8, 2009. Eat this, Matate, Not pretty, Steph. 1 comment.

ps. free pinkberry

not really exciting or newsworthy. i just thought i’d share…

June 26, 2009. Tags: , , . Ads we like, Becko, Eat this. Leave a comment.

ps. free coffee today in park slope

Cafe Grumpy, the beloved coffee shop below my apartment is opening a new store today in Park Slope at 7th Ave between 11th and 12th streets. If you visit today you can get a free drink or something. Also they are running a nifty promotion where if you buy a bag of coffee or finish your drink punch card, you can enter to win a drawing for a free espresso machine.

Thanks Grumpy!

June 25, 2009. Tags: , , , . Becko, Brooklyn, Eat this, FYI. Leave a comment.

Support the Papacitos

So one of my most favoritest restaurants in my neighborhood is Papacitos. It’s an amazing Mexican joint with many veggie and vegan options, awesome fish tacos, and cute delivery boys. They also have an amazing outdoor patio and right now it’s byob because they somehow lost their liquor license. Anyways, recently Gothamist reported that they got their shit fucked up and robbed of $10k and their sound system (see below).

After Black Betty’s and several other restaurants/favorite bakeries going out recently, I am going to do whatever I can to support Papacitos and keep it from going under as well. I was there this afternoon for a quick brunch and it was a little sad without the classic rock they usually pump through the place but my breakfast burrito was A+. I strongly urge everyone to eat there because the food is excellent (the chef used to work at Brooklyn Label), the patio is beautiful, and i don’t want to see another one of my favorite restaurants go out of business this year. sad face (i hate emoticons).

June 23, 2009. Tags: , , , , . Becko, Brooklyn, Eat this. Leave a comment.

Donuts destroy sewer system

In case you didn’t know already, donuts can do harm.

“The suit details problems with the plant dating as far back as 2004, describing a sewer facility permeated by the smell of doughnuts, pipes clogged with corrosive slime and the resulting raw sewage leaks that eventually shut down the southern Fairfax sewer system.

At one point, public works officials ran a closed-circuit camera along a pipe to show the grease deposits, only to get the camera stuck in the buildup.”

Oh dear.

June 14, 2009. Tags: , . Do not want, Eat this, News, Steph. 1 comment.

Blog of the Day: Free Kibble

answer trivia questions once a day to donate free dog and cat food on freekibble and freekibblekat

April 30, 2009. Tags: , , , , . BOD: Blog of the Day, Eat this, Emily, I can has animals, World saving. Leave a comment.

I love breakfast

If someone ever told me I was the cheese on their baguette, I’d be super-flattered.

this is Le Le and they are french and I thought it was fun and Drew showed me this, obviously, cause otherwise this would be a Britney Spears video.

April 29, 2009. Tags: , , , , , . Eat this, Emily, Music. Leave a comment.

More fuck yeah blogs

This bacon-wrapped cilatro dog looks pretty good.

April 23, 2009. Tags: . BOD: Blog of the Day, Eat this, Steph, Want. Leave a comment.

Funny but so wrong

Delicious Obama Fingers

March 28, 2009. Do not want, Eat this, Matate, Politicals, Steph. Leave a comment.

Cute but sad and scary at the same time

Clouded snow leopard cubs.

March 25, 2009. Eat this, I can has animals, Steph. Leave a comment.

If I ever tell you I want to watch Gossip Girl…

shoot me in the face please. Because this show is terrible. Seriously. It’s a brain abortion.

epicfail

March 16, 2009. Tags: , , , , . Do not want, Eat this, FYI, Matate, News, Nora, Not pretty, Politicals, TV. 3 comments.

I love this bridge so much!

Thanks to Steph B. for this one.

Remember when Pee Wee said he loves fruit salad and then Ms. Yvonne goes, “Why don’t you marry it?” and fucking Pee literally did it!? Apparently this is not a very unique event and the name for people who do this is objectum-sexuals. One lady even married the Eiffel Tower.

March 11, 2009. Eat this, Steph. Leave a comment.

A little wrong, right?

Really wrong, actually

Obama sushi. Watch the whole process here.

March 2, 2009. Tags: , , . Eat this, Nora, Politicals. 1 comment.

King croc comes a cropper in Hendala (??)

Crazy news from Sri Lanka

February 24, 2009. Do not want, Eat this, I can has animals, Matate, Steph. Leave a comment.

What important people eat for breakfast

Breakfast of Champions

The mayor of DC has oatmeal and bananas, along with chamomile tea with lots of honey. Kind of what a 60 year old woman has. But whatevs, his is still better than Maureen Dowd’s.

P.S. someone sent this to me in July and I just read it now. I’m catching up on emails while watching Obama’s address.

February 24, 2009. Eat this, Steph. Leave a comment.

Blog of the day: Bakerella

Obviously I am late to the party on this blog, it was up for best food blog on the bloggie awards.  LOOK this is ALL MADE OF CAKE!

also THIS

February 24, 2009. Tags: , , , , . Eat this, Emily, Pretty. 2 comments.

FINALLY! Stains gets what he neeeds

Oh Stains is super ready for this!

February 24, 2009. Tags: , , , , , . Eat this, Emily, I can has animals, TV. Leave a comment.

Happy BECKO DAY

In honor of your 25th, please don’t fall off your bike!!

February 19, 2009. Tags: , , , , . Becko, Eat this, Emily. Leave a comment.

Did you spill?

just add a elephant pin to that, and now it looks like you have puking animals on your shirt on purpose!  GENIUS!  from inventorspot via Jezebel.

February 18, 2009. Tags: , , , . Eat this, Emily, Fashiony, I can has animals, Matate. 3 comments.

Salty Sweet Goodness

This is what chocolate-dipped bacon looks like.

February 12, 2009. Eat this, FYI, Steph, Want. 2 comments.

Blog of the day: This is why you’re fat

Ohhh, THAT’S why!  More gross foods here.

February 9, 2009. Tags: , , , , . BOD: Blog of the Day, Eat this, Emily, Matate. 2 comments.

vote for the White House Farmer

screen-capture

DO IT HERE

Let me recommend one of the 2 Indiana farmers in the race. As a Hoosier, I can tell you that Indiana folk know how to farm. Crop rotation is the first thing we learn in grade school. No joke. Soy beans, corn, soy beans, corn, etc. But seriously, vote for Terry Himelick of Victory Acres. nuff said.

February 1, 2009. Tags: , , , , , , , , . Becko, Eat this, Politicals, World saving. 1 comment.

exhibit opening at City Reliquary!

yeaaaaaahhhhhh

The show will feature documents and artifacts from the 1930s, when immigrant Meyer Parodneck and a handful of anti-poverty activists founded the Consumer-Farmer Milk Cooperative to ensure farmers received a fair price, and consumers paid a fair price, for milk. The Co-op played a pivotal role opening the market controlled by milk distribution giants. With their own processing plants and distribution stations, the Consumer-Farmer Co-op sold milk to consumers at the lowest possible price, and paid farmers the highest possible return, for nearly fifty years. Overcoming a mountain of obstacles, this organization made a difference to hundreds of struggling farmers and to the children of low-income New Yorkers.

The exhibition includes period Co-op newsletters and advertising campaigns, vintage paper milk containers, and cooperative movement propaganda. Pivotal moments in the Co-op’s story are illustrated with miniature dioramas.

The reception is free and open to the public with refreshments courtesy of Peanut Butter Company (locally produced and salmonella free!).

January 28, 2009. Tags: , , , . Becko, Brooklyn, Eat this. Leave a comment.

Stains wants a cupcake

..just in case you haven’t seen this classic clip from It’s Me Or the Dog.

January 28, 2009. Tags: , , , , . Eat this, Emily, I can has animals, TV, Viral. 2 comments.

Chicken Lays Giant Egg

Well, that about sums it up. Watch it here. Thanks Alison for sending this to me.

January 23, 2009. Eat this, FYI, I can has animals, News, Steph. 1 comment.

Betty Crocker through the years

She really looks like a mega-bitch circa 1936.. jeeez Betty, have some frosting and perk up a little! More from Jezebel here.

January 22, 2009. Tags: , , , . Eat this, Emily, Fashiony. 7 comments.

My dream bed

YUM

From this place

January 19, 2009. Tags: , , , . Eat this, Is this pretty?, Nora, Pretty, Work. Leave a comment.

DC gets some love in the NY Times

A nice article how our dining scene is picking up. Too bad they spell Capitol Hill wrong at one point and no one refers to H St. as Lower Capitol Hill. I’ve eated at Gillian Clark’s old restraunt and it had a lot of annoying rules and signs, but the eggs were amazing.

January 14, 2009. Eat this, Steph. Leave a comment.

Little Gordon Ramsey is not happy with your cooking MOM



December 27, 2008. Tags: , , , . Eat this, Emily, Innernette, Videos. 2 comments.

Duggar Family: Stop having babies please

I mean, c’mon. Seriously. Your uterus must be aching.

December 20, 2008. Tags: , , , , . Do not want, Eat this, Matate, News, Nora, Politicals, Viral. Leave a comment.

RIP Sparks

Say it’s not so.. Sparks is no more.  I guess we should also say RIP Drunk Nora Doing Marching Band Dance, and RIP Sparks Challenge Becko.    Should we re-create Sparks challenge one last time? (6 Sparks in an hour)  Guess not..

The Illinois attorney general says ““These drinks are extremely dangerous in the hands of young people.  They contain substantially more caffeine than coffee or soda and are marketed as a way to ‘power’ your nights by staying awake and drinking more alcohol. This is a completely inappropriate message to send to younger audiences.”

I KNOW!  BOOOOO.  via Gawker.

December 18, 2008. Tags: , , , , . Eat this, Emily, Matate, Not pretty. 6 comments.

BEST RECIPE EVER

WOVEN BACON CHEESE TUBE?!   If I ever throw a dinner party, this will be the first (maybe only) course.  via Holy Taco, via foodproof.

December 16, 2008. Tags: , , , . Eat this, Emily, World saving. 4 comments.

CHEETOS PET!

nomnomnom. via Dlisted.

December 5, 2008. Tags: , , , . Eat this, Emily, I can has animals, Videos, Want. Leave a comment.

TURBACONDUCKEN!!!

via BaconToday .. a blog i will totally be reading regularly from now on.

November 24, 2008. Tags: , , , , , , . Eat this, Emily, Want, World saving. 2 comments.

Sarah Palin fail

Yum yum turkey

November 21, 2008. Tags: , , . Eat this, I can has animals, Matate, Politicals, Steph. Leave a comment.

Barack, that was so thoughtful of you!

Happy brithday, Joey B!

November 20, 2008. Tags: , , . Eat this, Politicals, Steph. Leave a comment.

Snoop D-O-Double G on Martha

B, you have any insider scoop on this?

November 19, 2008. Tags: , . Eat this, Emily, Videos, World saving. 2 comments.

Burlington is like the healthiest place ever

And the smartest, and the youngest, and the awesome-est.

I learned this when my old boss Ronnie yelled to me across the cafeteria “did you hear Burlington is the healthiest place in the US? And the least healthy place is the U.S. State Department.” Zing!

Now watch:

November 19, 2008. Tags: , . Eat this, FYI, News, Steph. Leave a comment.

Barackuccino please!

Shout of to Molly for sending this to me. Looks delicious. Is this a comment on his skin color? I’m going with yes.

November 17, 2008. Tags: , . Eat this, Politicals, Pretty, Steph. 2 comments.

This totally should have been my halloween costume

Ahh!  Spaghetti Cat! Costume via Dlisted.

November 2, 2008. Tags: , , , . Eat this, Emily, Fashiony, I can has animals. 1 comment.

David Sedaris on Undecided Voters

“I look at these people and can’t quite believe that they exist. Are they professional actors? I wonder. Or are they simply laymen who want a lot of attention? To put them in perspective, I think of being on an airplane. The flight attendant comes down the aisle with her food cart and, eventually, parks it beside my seat. “Can I interest you in the chicken?” she asks. “Or would you prefer the platter of shit with bits of broken glass in it? To be undecided in this election is to pause for a moment and then ask how the chicken is cooked.”

October 24, 2008. Tags: , . Do not want, Eat this, Steph. Leave a comment.

Obama likes pie, and I like pie, and I like Obama

October 20, 2008. Tags: , , , . Eat this, Emily, Politicals, Want. 1 comment.

Crispy Clean Bacon Broiler

Want crispy bacon?  YES

However, this bacon doesn’t look crispy when she takes it out of the bacon machine.  It looks a little flopsy to me, and I don’t like flopsy bacon.  I don’t have a dishwasher, so I’m not really sold.  I’m also against any kitchen utensil that has only one purpose.  So, I guess the verdict on this is a no on this, but thought I’d share anyway.

October 13, 2008. Tags: , , , . Eat this, Emily. Leave a comment.

Bacon Blog for Em

BaconBot.com because happiness is a warm paper towel soaked with grease

Crazy bacon recipes included, like bacon cookies. mmmm….

I think Steve sent this to me a while back- thanks steve.

October 8, 2008. Tags: , , . Becko, BOD: Blog of the Day, Eat this. Leave a comment.

Max loves Taco Bell

My friend Max moved to Poland a couple months ago. He sent this to all his friends back in DC.

Greetings from Poland. Life is great, I miss you all, blah, blah, blah.

I really miss Taco Bell. I just want to stuff my face with Nachos Bell Grande and a Chalupa right now. And also eat that extra taco they give you that can be soft or hard-shelled. Fire sauce goes without saying so pretend I didn’t.

(more…)

October 7, 2008. Tags: , , . Eat this, Steph, Want. Leave a comment.

Say it ain’t so, Splenda!

A new study says Splenda “contributes to obesity, destroys “good” intestinal bacteria and prevents prescription drugs from being absorbed.”  

Splenda says there’s not enough data to support this, so I’m going with them on this, since I’m a Splenda addict and I choose to believe what I want.  Also, this study was done by “the lobbying group for the natural-sugar industry and a chief competitor to and legal adversary of Splenda” says the NYT.  

I think someone should address the real problem. Namely what are the side-effects were from all that “Slenda-sweet” (i.e. British Splenda knock-off) Nora and I ate for a year in England.  Maybe Duke should do a study on THAT shit cause I think there’s crack in it.  Look, proof Slenda Sweet is real!!   Whoops, I guess it’s from South Africa.  Who knew!?

September 23, 2008. Tags: , , , , . Eat this, Emily, Matate. 1 comment.

This sounds like a dinner I can make

Spaghetti Carbonara!

4 eggs, beaten

1/2-3/4 c. half and half

2T Parmesan cheese

Mix those ingredients and let sit, covered

Bacon, one pound, cooked and crumbled

Cook spaghetti (1 pound) drain, and return to pot. Add egg mixture and bacon. Combine well, for about 2 minutes. Eat immediately!

Add fresh tomatoes if you like them, (I don’t).

I am making a new effort to start cooking more regularly cause it’s not grossly hot out. After success with swiss chicken last week, this is what’s on deck for this week! Who’s interested in family dinner sometime? The recipes I use are seriously the easiest in the world. Thanks, mom.

September 22, 2008. Tags: , , , . Eat this, Emily, Want. Leave a comment.

Eat me crunchy: Do want.

My roommate sent this to me after she saw meet eating some soggy cherrios. She also sent me this.

 

I’m actually not an edge lover, but it’s a pretty cool idea. When are they going to make a pan for center lovers? I guess that’s just called a normal pan.

September 22, 2008. Tags: , . Do not want, Eat this, Steph, Want, World saving. 3 comments.

Nom nom nom nom nom nom

Becky just suggested I check out our blog stats, something I had never done before. I noticed that four of the top ten search terms people used to find out blog yeseterday contained the word “nom.”  The search terms included “nom nom nom,” “nom,” “oh nom” and “cat non nom nom.” Well, it that’s what it takes, I say … nom nom nom nom nom nom nom.

Now for a little on the term “nom” from Urban Dictionary:

om nom
 
The sound of ravenous eating. Popularized by the character Cookie Monster on Sesame street, it is now used commonly in speech, especially among younger people. Cookie Monster exclaims “OM NOM NOM NOM” when gobbling down cookies (and whatever else goes in his mouth).

You can “om nom” on things besides food… for example, play-eating babies’ toes to make them laugh.

omnomnomnom (dot) com is a pop culture website where people submit their own silly photos that have been manipulated in Paint to resemble monsters eating various things, including people and pets.

Cookie Monster: “COOOKIES!!!!!! OM NOM NOM NOM” (Eats everything, including plate)

 

And how about a picture too:

September 12, 2008. Tags: , , . Eat this, Innernette, Steph, Viral. Leave a comment.

I finsihed the Twilight Saga

I finished them. I finished all of the books in the Twilight Saga. I don’t know how to feel. I no longer look forward to my commute. What will I read on the subway now? Sigh.

August 29, 2008. Tags: , , , , , , , , , . Eat this, Is this pretty?, News, Nora. Leave a comment.

Dear Cake Man Raven:

I love your cake.

I have a leftover slice of red velvet cake that is in my fridge.   It looks like this!

If you’re drooling now, you need to come to Brooklyn and get yourself some of this.

August 22, 2008. Tags: , , , , , . Brooklyn, Eat this, Emily, Want, World saving. Leave a comment.

Every day I go to the bagel place and I wonder..

+

Our favorite bagel place has literally 23 different kinds of cream cheese, look at the menu if you don’t believe me, (my favorite is olive), But.. WHY IS THERE NO CHOCOLATE CHIP CREAM CHEESE!?

Think about it.  You can have chocolate chip pancakes, you can have strawberry cream cheese, you can have french toast with cream cheese filling, you can have chocolate chip muffins…

When it sweeps the nation, just remember, you read it here first.  (If this has been invented already, plz let me know where I can get some.. or I’ll have to make it).

UPDATE:  It DOES exist.. but only in Kentucky.

 Dustin:  YOU DON’T HAVE CHOCOLATE CHIP CREAM CHEESE?
 me:  what?
it exists?!
 Dustin:  are you serioussssssssssssss
its how we roll down here
 me:  kentucky has chocolate chip cream cheese?!
 Dustin:  fuck yesss
 me:  you are blowing my mind
is it as delicious as i think it will be
 Dustin:  its a little rich for mornings, but for late brunches it is superb

August 22, 2008. Tags: , , , , , . Eat this, Emily, Want. 1 comment.

its a viral ad but its pretty awesome

yep, i’m back to stealing from gawker. but its worth watching because its pretty.

August 19, 2008. Tags: , , . Dan, Eat this, Innernette, Viral. Leave a comment.

its a moo-na fish sandwich

i blatantly stole it from gawker. also newly reorganized wordpress.com page confused me.

August 15, 2008. Tags: , , , . Dan, Eat this, Pretty, World saving. Leave a comment.

This is kind of long, but it made me laugh so much

me: ooh thats goodps i just ate a cheesy bacon onion tort

Becky: i think i can do it easily
savory tort?
that sounds wrong
me: that sounds retarded
Becky: haha
i just ate a cheesy bacon onion tort
you said it
not me
me: hahahahhahahaha
but it was real
and real delicious
Becky: where did it come from?
me: heaven
Becky: id rather have a big brownie
hsh
me: spoon
Becky: hah
me: i was into cheesy
Becky: yeah i want rich chocolate
me: no
just cheesy
torts
plz
forever
Becky: No
me: yes!!
Becky: you are wrong
WRONG
(more…)

August 7, 2008. Tags: , , , , . Becko, Eat this, Emily. 1 comment.

Blog of the Day: Cake Wrecks

Communication breakdown!

plus more awesomely bad cakes..

August 7, 2008. Tags: , , . BOD: Blog of the Day, Eat this, Emily, Matate. 1 comment.

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