Tag: food

Nov 15, 2014

Picture of the Day: Carrot Rainbow

Picture of the Day: Carrot Rainbow

Photograph by Stephen Ausmus/Agricultural Research Service Researchers at USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) have selectively bred carrots with pigments that reflect almost all colors of the rainbow. Carrots are root vegetables and most carrot cultivars are about 88% water, 7% sugar, 1% protein, 1% fibre, 1% ash, and 0.2% fat. [source] via Wikimedia…

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Nov 13, 2014

Guy Builds Epic Backyard BBQ Steam Engine Smoker

Guy Builds Epic Backyard BBQ Steam Engine Smoker

Steve, a retired iron worker from Illinois, built this awesome backyard BBQ steam engine smoker over the course of three years. According to his son, “the fire box is from an old farm house wood stove and the wheel rims are from cut up fence posts. He built the water tank and whistles himself…

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Nov 8, 2014

Hamster Shopkeepers Running Restaurants and Bars

Hamster Shopkeepers Running Restaurants and Bars

In his free time, Twitter user @Kawanabesatou creates tiny restaurants and bars for his pet hamsters. The level of detail in the shops is simply wonderful. There are miniature sushi boats, tiny kitchen appliances and a very impressive selection of drinks! Kawanabesatou posts all of the adorable photos on Twitter where you can find…

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Oct 14, 2014

The New York Times Treats 2nd Graders to a $220 Seven-Course Tasting Menu

The New York Times Treats 2nd Graders to a $220 Seven-Course Tasting Menu

For the magazine’s fall Food issue, the New York Times treated six second graders from P.S. 295 in Brooklyn to dinner at Daniel, where the seven-course tasting menu goes for $220 a person.

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Oct 9, 2014

Artist Makes Ultra-Realistic Food Samples for Menu Item Displays in Japan

Artist Makes Ultra-Realistic Food Samples for Menu Item Displays in Japan

In Japan, some restaurants use ultra-realistic food samples to display what different menu items look like. These samples can be made from a variety of materials such as plastic and wax. In this video, watch as an artist skillfully creates a piece of shrimp tempura as well as an unbelievably realistic head of lettuce…

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Oct 1, 2014

This Guy Wants to Grab Coffee with Every Friend on Facebook

This Guy Wants to Grab Coffee with Every Friend on Facebook

We all have ‘friends’ on Facebook but how well do we truly know them? Matt Kulesza plans on finding out, starting a project he calls 1000+ coffees: “I plan to have a one-on-one coffee with every single one of my 1000+ Facebook “friends” over the space of the next three years, or as long…

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Sep 29, 2014

This is What The Beatles Look Like as Pancakes

This is What The Beatles Look Like as Pancakes

Nathan Shields is an illustrator, math teacher and self-proclaimed ‘professional dad’ to two wonderful kids. As a way to entertain them he began creating pancake art. It’s creative, delicious and fun for the kids, what more could you want? Here’s the Beatles as pancakes set to an instrumental cover of “Something” by The Beatles…

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