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If you’re Chinese, then chances are you’ve had zongzi at least once in your lifetime. Zongzi is a traditional Chinese food that’s made of glutinous rice and is usually stuffed with either meat, egg yolk, and preserved meat (savory), or red beans (sweet). It comes wrapped in bamboo leaves, giving it the western name of “Chinese Tamales.”
Well, the NYC Cravings Truck is now offering this delicious item, at a premium price of course. While priced at $4.00, it more than makes up for the hassle of going to Chinatown for …
Question: What do you do when 6 feet wide and 440 pound jellyfish invade Japanese waters?
Answer: You turn them into sweet confectionaries of course!
The giant jellyfish, known as Nomura’s jellyfish or echizen kurage have been invading Japanese waters and are threatening fisheries and even nuclear power plants.
In an attempt to make use of the overpopulation of jellyfish, Obama Fisheries High School students have created a caramel space candy that’s infused with a powder made from the jellyfish.
While that does seem odd to those outside of Japan, it’s …
Did you know that you should get your leftovers in the refrigerator in as little as 2 hours? I wish I knew that several years ago when I ate the turkey that was sitting on the counter for 3 days. Needless to say, my digestion system paid dearly for that. Watch the video at the jump from ‘The Today Show’ on how to manage your leftovers.
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Here are the 4 golden rules to follow as noted from the video:
Get leftovers …
Image: State Fair of Texas
The innovative inventor of artery-clogging fried foods is back, and this time, your arteries might close up from just thinking about it.
Abel Gonzales Jr., inventor of Fried Coke, Fried Cookie Dough, and Fried Peanut butter, Jelly and Banana Sandwiches has managed to one-up himself once again. He will be unveiling his new Deep Fried Butter this month at the State Fair of Texas in Dallas. The fair can be seen as the one-stop shop for fried confectionaries and a cardiologist’s worst nightmare.
The taste and texture of …
By Emanuella Grinberg (CNN) — The “disgusting” blob that Fred DeNegri’s wife says she poured out of his Diet Pepsi can was probably a gutted frog or toad, the Food and Drug Administration said.
DeNegri was grilling in his backyard tiki bar in Ormond Beach, Florida, when he popped open a can of Diet Pepsi, took a big gulp and started gagging, his wife, Amy, said.
He emptied out the can down a sink but something heavy remained inside. His wife took over and shook the can over a paper plate until …
By Adam Lisberg
DAILY NEWS CITY HALL BUREAU CHIEF
Controversial new subway billboards show human fat being poured out of soft drink bottles
A new ad released by the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene shows human fat being poured into a glass.
The agency that brought you images of missing fingers and blackened lungs has a new health warning on tap – glasses filled with fat.
Billboards going up in the subway today show streams of sugary drinks turning into glistening yellow globs of human fat, mottled with blood vessels and …
Starbucks is looking to expand once again, only this time in a bold new direction. The company is testing a new concept to lure evening customers. Starting next week, the new store, 15th Ave. Coffee and Tea inspired by Starbucks, will be launched in Seattle and will be offering customers not only coffee and tea, but also wine and beer. Two other locations in Seattle have already been planned to outfit the new store, and if all goes well, expansion to other cities.
It looks like its current strategy in battling …
I’m probably in the minority of the population who does not eat fast food. But for the most of you, chances are, have been to a fast food restaurant sometime in the last month. Zagat has released its 2009 Fast Food/Full Service Chain Restaurant survey results.
McDonald’s takes the top rank for fries and breakfast sandwiches, but the title of best burger belongs to In-N-Out Burger. Read Zagat press release for more rankings.
Zagat press release:
Zagat (Monday) revealed the results of its latest Fast Food Survey, based on 6,107 respondents who weighed …