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Jan, 2010


A Culinary Appraisal of Selleck Waterfall Sandwich

Selleck Waterfall Sandwich is the rare site that delivers absolutely everything promised. I'm especially impressed with the care SWS gives to the ice cream sandwich's environment. There's nothing more disappointing... More

The Weirdest Best Food Ad Ever

The Weirdest Best Food Ad Ever

This video is so wonderfully bizarre, I think its creators must have tapped directly into Mark Garrison's subconscious... [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSuSWUsrFFw?wmode=transparent] /dp


Dining Al Asphalt

David (from Boulder, CO, I think) wonders about the variety of New York street carts: I have pictured NYC as the land of hot dogs and pretzels. I had no... More


We Are Number One…for at least a moment

Top right corner, squint and you'll see us! Thanks to you, The Sporkful is now the top food podcast on iTunes. Ok, ok, so we know the ratings change a... More


Kebab Kwandary — Advice Needed

Sporkful listener Mike in Queens, NY, writes: I have trouble eating kabobs.  My problem is I don't know how best to eat them. Does one hold the kabob horizontally, grabbing... More


Episode 3: Potato Chips

Can a potato chip be too crunchy? And are British flavors like roast beef & horseradish a miracle or an abomination?


Screw Candyland — Meet Baconland

I'm going to take this whole place down, if I can just find the load-bearing ham hock... via Geekologie


Got Thoughts? Next SF Taping: PB&J, Chicken Parm, Pasta/Noodle Eating Strategies

On tap for tomorrow's taping of The Sporkful are the following topics. Let us know if you have any thoughts, questions, ideas, or issues you'd like us to cover. PB&J... More


Frozen Assets

These cubes hold meaty flavor Becky commented about freezing homemade baby food in ice cube trays. A favorite non-water use of mine is freezing stock. After you've boiled all the... More


Episode 2: Ice Cubes

In which Dan utters the phrase 'surface-area-to-volume ratio' and Mark attempts to redeem the false promise of iced coffee. More