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Jul, 2011


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Toast Pt. 1 (Ep 81)

Dan brags about his new (used 30-year-old) toaster, then he and Mark discuss the pros and cons of thick vs. thin toast and the importance of maintaining toast strata. Next... More

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Spork Sighting on NPR’s Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!

Several people have pointed out the spork discussion that happened on the latest edition of NPR's Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! I won't give it away, except to say that... More

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Toasting In A Tiny Kitchen, With No Toaster

Next week we kick off a two-part series on toast, followed by a show on butter. Here's a great email we received recently from Erika, an American living in Paris:... More

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Ice Cream Toppings (Ep 80)

Our latest Slate videodoes wild experiments involving ice cream cones. It got us thinking about a previous episode about topping ice cream. In it, we debate the merits of toppings... More

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A Perfect Solution For Soggy Cereal?

On Twitter, @cunarder534 hipped us to this cereal bowl, which keeps the cereal and milk separate until you combine them on a per-bite basis. I applaud this attempt at innovation, but I find this cereal bowl problematic. Here's why. More

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Cola: The Debate Rages (Ep 79)

Dan and Mark debate the serving, chilling, flavoring and mixing of cola, whether it's Coke, Pepsi, RC or another brand.     Photo: Flickr CC / wstryder

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Check Out This Spork

Mark, a Seattle Eater, has a killer new logo for his blog, a switchblade spork. /mark

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Sporkful Penetrates North Korea (And Tries A Mysterious Drink)

See the full gallery on Posterous We've got a fair number of South Korean listeners in our international audience of Eaters, though the numbers fluctuate. But we know exactly how... More

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Magic Shell As A Filling Instead Of A Topping

Eater Chris in Portland, OR, heard us talking about Magic Shell and sent in this idea: Grab yourself a mediocre-to-good vanilla ice cream. Then let it melt down while stirring... More

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Canadian Cannelloni: The View From Your Laptop

From Lindsay in Surrey, BC, Canada.12:40pm: Leftover (from last night) spinach and ricotta cannelloni and leftover (from breakfast) iced coffee. The cannelloni recipe I have is enough to fill a... More