Famed Oklahoma weatherman Gary England evaluates weather-themed desserts based on the severity of their namesake weather systems and helps me invent a new dessert. Plus we learn a bit about how weather affects taste perception.
As conceived in this week's Sporkful (with help from legendary Oklahoma weatherman Gary England), the Shattuck Tornado is cherry cobbler, vanilla ice cream and hot fudge. Plus Gary's secret ingredient.
The advent of the Dairy Queen Blizzard was a seminal moment in my development as an eater and a fat kid. Years later, while working as a data entry temp, a vivid dream led me to compose this great (read: terrible) work of poetry.
Melon balls look nice, but they roll all over the plate. Squares and rectangles are fine but boring. By employing the same spiral cut technology used for Easter hams, we can eat watermelon better.
Like burying beetles and blowflies, parents are natural scavengers. Watch this video to learn where to draw the line between edible and trash-worthy.
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Stuck with bad hot dog buns? Plagued by overcondimentation? There's a better way. Watch the latest installment of You're Eating It Wrong.
Dan visits Chicago's legendary hot dog joint Hot Doug's, which is closing down in October despite million dollar offers to expand. Plus he argues that hot dogs are sandwiches and tells the story of the time hot dogs defeated the Nazis.