Red Velvet Oreo

I Want the Red Velvet Oreo to Be Real So Bad!

Yall know I love all things red velvet. Red velvet cupcakes, cheesecake, cookies, waffles, pancakes, hot chocolate… I am the  bubba Gumb of red velvet. This is why in the past 48 hours, so many people have sent me this picture. Everyone has sent me this SAME picture and I …

Pic by The Cooking of Joy

Why Does Kale Taste Like Dreams Deferred?

One day I looked up and everyone had become the Bubba Gump of Kale, talmbout kale salad, kale soup, kale smoothies, kale sammiches, kale nail polish (yes really. It’s called NailKale. Everyone go home. You’re drunk!). It was all kale everything and I was like whappened? Why it happen? I …

Felicia Odell

Auntie Felicia’s Cooking Show is What We Need

There are times I come across silver and gold on these internets and tonight is one of those times. I have been introduced to Felicia O’Dell (aka Auntie Fee) and her resourceful cooking. My life has been changed and I am made better for it. Felicia O’Dell (I like that …

African Snails

67 African Snails Confiscated at LAX Airport and Deliciousness is Wasted

Earlier this month, 67 live snails were found in a picnic basket at Los Angeles International Airport. They were brought from Lagos, Nigeria and were headed to be eaten by someone who appreciates their deliciousness. But they were seized by Customs, because you aren’t supposed to be bringing in wildlife …

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Throwback Thursday

The Grossness of Green Ketchup: Throwback Thursday

Remember when the team at Heinz suffered from a bout of temporary insanity and put out green ketchup for the American public to consume? Yeah, it was around Y2K (year 2000, for the babies who went “HUH?”). Actually, they had purple ketchup too but that’s close to red so I …

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Whose is this?

Happy Thanksgiving! Whose Abomination Turkey is This?

I’m thankful for so much. A transformative year with showers of blessings, awesome friends and family and living and working with passion. I am also thankful for the Cookingforbae for showing me your struggle plates as well as my crappy T-mobile service for delaying the mass “Happy Thanksgiving” texts from …

Swiss Miss French Vanilla
My Life

My Hunt for Swiss Miss French Vanilla Hot Chocolate

When it comes to edible stuff, I have an obsessive thing where I love something a lot for a while and indulge in it ALL THE TIME. There was the time I ate Corn Pops every night before bed for a month. And then I’d wake up and eat a …

Social Media

#PaulasBestDishes: The Best Twitter Hashtag in a Long Time

So some of us are just finding out that Paula Deen is racist and terrible. She’s losing today and Twitter has made her the butt of its jokes for the past 2 hours, to the delight of everyone. @BrokeyMcPoverty (writer and foolery enthusiast), asked if a hashtag existed yet, and …

Bacon fried cinnamon rolls

This is What I Call Deep-Fried Heart Attack

It’s no secret that America’s fat. The country survives on a diet of sugar with a side of carbs and dessert of deep fried butter (I’m looking at you, Paula Deen). And chicken. That part is important. We musn’t forget about chicken. Now, this slow death brought to us by …

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Whose is this?

Whose Idea of Food Is This?

People always twitpic their meals and 97.3% of the time, it is a complete and utter FAIL. That’s why the homie SteenFox created the Tumblr blog: It is soooo utterly needed, especially around holiday times when folks are eating (and cooking) with reckless abandon. Today, a dude on Twitter …