How Hot Dogs Are Made

Posted by on Nov 11, 2012 in Food, Video | No Comments

I’ll have a hot dog a few times a year, when I am at a sporting event. This video doesn’t make me even want to do that.

Growth In Fast Food Portion Sizes

Posted by on Jul 10, 2012 in Food, Infographic | No Comments

Via Brian Fung, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) charts the growth of fast food portion sizes since the 1950s. The average soda, it turns out, has grown sixfold. The average American adult, meanwhile, is now 26 pounds heavier than they were during the days of Frank Sinatra.

The American Diet In One Chart

Posted by on Jun 14, 2012 in Food | No Comments

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics. Credit: Lam Thuy Vo / NPR

Simple Black Bean Soup

Posted by on Feb 4, 2012 in Food | No Comments

Yield: 8 Servings Overview: Cooking dried beans is low maintenance and a great value. Make sure to plan ahead and allow time for soaking the beans. Serve with hot sauce or salsa, if you like. Ingredients: 1 pound dried black beans (about 2 1/2 cups), rinsed 2 medium onions, chopped 1 large red bell pepper, […]

Nutrition Plate Replaces Food Pyramid

Posted by on Jun 11, 2011 in Design, Food, Government | No Comments

Via the Washington Post: The new design, called MyPlate, was conceived as a crucial part of Mrs. Obama’s campaign against obesity, designed to remind consumers about the basics of a healthful diet. The plate is split into four sections, for fruit, vegetables, grains and protein. A smaller circle sits beside it for dairy products.

The Perfect Sandwich Container

Posted by on Jun 7, 2011 in Design, Food, Household | One Comment

I don’t take my lunch to work anymore, you know cause I work out of my house. But if I did, I’d buy one of these sandwich containers in a heartbeat.

Both Sad And Somewhat Funny

Posted by on Apr 14, 2011 in Culture, Food | No Comments

On Friday, at an Applebee’s restaurant in Michigan, Taylor Dill-Reese ordered her 15-month-old Dominick an apple juice, but he ended up gulping down a margarita. From Reuters: He “kind of laid his head on the table and dozed off a little bit and woke up and got real happy,” his mom said. The little boy […]

Innovative Tie Tea Cup Design

Posted by on Nov 25, 2010 in Design, Household | No Comments

Now that is pretty darn cool. Design by George Lee.

The Transfer Cutting Board

Posted by on Nov 10, 2010 in Food, Household | No Comments

Ok, now I really want one of these.