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.