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Mar 29

This New 3D Pancake Printer Will Change the Way You Do Sundays

Want to wow your friends and family with your crazy pancake art skills, but don’t have the time… or talent? This nifty new device is about to be your breakfast BFF.

A 3D printer called the “PancakeBot” can turn any image into customized pancakes, and all you have to provide is a flip of the spatula. Currently being sold on Kickstarter for $179, the device is constructed of a printer that squirts pancake batter in distinct patterns onto a low-heat griddle. Users can upload any image to the machine, and it in turn follows a digital pattern to make your customized pancake dreams a reality.

The machine is currently being produced and tested, with a July 2015 launch date, and will eventually retail in stores for $300. But the project has already been wildly successful on Kickstarter, raising over $300,000 of the original $50,000 goal, with almost two weeks still left to snag the device at a lower price. Now that’s a lot of pancakes.

If you’re craving pancakes now (we sure are!) try out our top pancake recipes, no 3D technology required.

Photo Credit: Kickstarter

Mar 28

Sriracha Lovers Rejoice! A New Line of Saucy Snacks Is On the Way

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard a lot about every spice-lover’s recent obsession:  Sriracha (that is, if you aren’t already totally obsessed yourself). The ubiquitous red chili sauce has been popping up everywhere lately, from Taco Bell’s Sriracha Quesarito, to Heinz’ Sriracha Ketchup, to a slightly cringe-worthy Sriracha beer. And soon, a new line of snacks made with the authentic product will hitting shelves near you and fulfilling the dreams of the sauce’s dedicated devotees.

The snacks, which are a collaboration between Huy Fun, the world’s number one producer of the hot sauce, and Pop! Gourmet Foods will be the first Sriracha-flavored products to actually be made with the iconic rooster sauce, rather than an imitator.

Along with Sriracha popcorn, already available in stores ($3.99), they’ll also be rolling out Sriracha potato chips on April 8, with hummus, croutons, and tortilla chips on their way in the near future.

And in case that wasn’t enough options for you, they’ll also be releasing a dehydrated powder form of Sriracha on April 20, whcih can be used as a spice on anything and everything.

Need a drink to go with all those savory treats? Try a perfectly paired Sriracha Bloody Mary to keep the sauce a-flowin’.

Photo Credit: Pop! Gourmet Foods

Mar 27

The New Starbucks Birthday Cake Frappuccino is Here—But Not For Long

 

If you’re a fan of sweet blended beverages and birthday cake (and really, who isn’t?) then listen up! To celebrate the Frappuccino turning 20 this year, Starbucks announced that they will be selling a limited edition version of the iconic summer beverage fit for a true birthday bash.

The Birthday Cake Frappuccino will be a combination of vanilla bean and hazelnut Frapps and topped with pink, raspberry-infused whipped cream. But, if you’re interested in snagging one of the special edition concoctions, you better hurry up. The pink drink will only be available in U.S. and Canada stores from March 26-30.

Or, if you’d rather have your cake and eat it too—no green straw required—try out one of these 25 fun cakes.

Photo Credit: Starbucks

Mar 16

The Churro Hot Dog is Now a Thing. A Weird, Beautiful Thing.

Stale stadium fare—think soft pretzels and soggy fries—is soon to be a thing of the past with the introduction of the churro hot dog. Yep, you read that right. Read More

Mar 13

A New Kind of Onion Aims to Dry Your Tears

Has chopping onions got you a little teary-eyed? Well, wipe your eyes and prepare to never deal with the pesky kitchen-prep waterworks again. Read More

Mar 11

Krispy Kreme + Bacon Hot Dog #FTW

Blog Post/Image courtesy of the crazy kids over at FoodBeast

Baseball season is creeping up and it seems like ballparks are trying to step up their food game.

It’s not just the major league teams getting into it, now the minor league Wilmington BlueRocks will be offering fans this insane bacon-filled Krispy Kreme donut hot dog. Read More

Mar 6

22 Odd Oreo Flavors You Didn’t Know Existed

As if we ever really needed a reason to eat Oreos, March 6th is National Oreo Cookie Day, which we’d say definitely justifies polishing off a pack (or two…) of everyone’s favorite midnight snack. With the recent introduction of red velvet Oreos into the already enormous list of Oreo variations, we got to wondering about some of the other odd flavor concoctions they’ve cooked up over the years. So grab a glass of milk and check out some of the weirder Oreo varieties on the market, from the mouthwatering to the downright cringe-worthy. Read More

Mar 2

The 10 Healthiest Foods Ever (And How to Use Them)

If following the newest health trends gives you information overload (we’re looking at you, brusselkale and bone broth!), allow us to simplify. A new report ranks the healthiest foods of all time, saving you the trouble of pouring over labels and lists. Try these 10 healthy heroes and your body will be thanking you for years to come. Spoiler alert: There’s fruit and lots of it.  Read More

Feb 27

Have Your Cup and Eat It Too: KFC’s New Edible Mug

Eating cookies for breakfast might soon be socially acceptable when KFC restaurants in the UK introduce a new, limited-edition edible coffee cup that lets you have your cup of joe and eat it too. Read More

Feb 27

Food Babies: 10 Outrageous Baby Names Inspired By Food

Don’t get us wrong, we love Nutella… but probably not enough to name our baby after it.

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