News in Europe: Putin in Mayonnaise

Citizens, there’s a ghost haunting the corridors of Westminster. A demented, racist ghost with delusions of grandeur. Continue reading News in Europe: Putin in Mayonnaise

Morbid Curiosity: Stuffed Prunes

Dear Readers, are you plagued with an excess of friends and admirers? Do people constantly hang around your house in order to bask in the light of your reflected glory? Are your parties too entertaining and now you regret setting the bar so high? What you need are some less-appetizing appetizers! Luckily, I’ve got just the solution for you. Continue reading Morbid Curiosity: Stuffed Prunes

Morbid Curiosity: Chipped Beef-Peanut Butter-Cheese Hearts

In case you haven’t turned on a television or computer or stepped out of your house for the past couple of weeks, I have a timely public service announcement for you: tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. That’s right… the holiday with all the chocolate and hearts and little naked babies shooting people with arrows. Oh no! Did you forget to do something special for your Significant Other and/or cat? Continue reading Morbid Curiosity: Chipped Beef-Peanut Butter-Cheese Hearts

Morbid Curiosity: Tangy Tomato Aspic

When I first started food blogging a little over a year ago, several people urged me to try a tomato aspic, so I knew it must be a notoriously unappetizing dish.  I just think jellied foods are weird in general!  And as someone who grew up with a dog as a pet – a dog that sometimes ate canned dog food –  I am inherently suspicious of any food item that makes a shhhloooup noise when it releases from its upended container.    Continue reading Morbid Curiosity: Tangy Tomato Aspic

Morbid Curiosity: Chicken Salad Mold

It feels like it was a long time coming, but summer is finally here! And when it’s summer, I start looking for foods that require as little heating-up-the-kitchen as possible. Continue reading Morbid Curiosity: Chicken Salad Mold