These delicious treats are the brainchild of Melanie Makes. They’re made by wrapping peanut butter chocolate chip cookie dough in a wonton wrapper and then frying them up to serve with powdered sugar. There’s also a side of chocolate ganache and she says a scoop of vanilla ice cream would work, too.
(Tasteologie via Neatorama)
Nothing tastes better than a frosted glass of beer when the weather gets hot, and now you can get that frosted glass in less than ten seconds with a comically overpriced and unnecessary machine. From the product page:
The unit connects to a CO2 tank or cylinder (not included) and its spout emits a frosty cloud that converts a typical, room temperature beer glass into an ice-cold mug in seconds. The unit’s wide spout allows the CO2 to completely cover a rocks glass for a margarita or a beer stein. The froster mounts to a bar or countertop with the included clamp (requires a minimum 2″ overhang) and takes up as little counter space as a coffee maker. A blue LED light casts a festive glow onto the glass as it is frosted. Includes three AA batteries that power the light.
Frosted glasses and a festive glow? It doesn’t get much better than, that people. Of course, you may want to stick with the freezer given the $400 price tag for the unit, $20 for the CO2 tank and $5 for refills.
Product Page ($399.95 7Gadgets via Gizmodo)
There’s nothing quite like snuggling up to your favorite pillow, especially when it’s shaped like a carrot. This body pillow for “loneliness” measures 4′ long and is made of orange fleece and filled with polyester fibers and beanbag filler. The green leaves on top add another 2′ of length making this a carrot fit for a monster of a bunny. From the description:
Yes, it is 4 feet long. Made of super-soft orange fleece and filled with polyester fibers and bean bag filler, it is a huggable “body pillow” and molds to your embrace. The carrot tops are whisper soft, and at almost 2 feet long wrap them around yourself and pretend they belong to someone else.
Do you still long for the carrot that got away? Its earthy smell and soft, fluttery leaves? When you were together, you felt so grounded. It was a healthy relationship.
But now it is over.
Curl up with a carrot or impress all the kids at the Easter egg hunt with this amazing giant vegetable.
I admit. Sometimes I do lie awake at night thinking about the carrot that got away.
Product Page ($88 via Neatorama)
The embattled Sriracha factory in Irwindale, California has been officially declared a public nuisance by the Irwindale City Council. This comes after residents complained and the South Coast Air Quality Management District was called in to assess the matter.
Don’t panic and start stockpiling your sriracha just yet. The installation of a new carbon filtration system is expected to help and Huy Fong Foods has until June 1st before the public nuisance order takes effect.
(LA Times via io9/ Image via cookbookman17)
Earlier this week we posted a picture of the One Donut to rule them all and now we have news of the Fellowship that created the treat. The whole thing is the work of DeviantArtist MirachRavaia who staged this shot which shows the donut on the table and features more than a little magic. Since she is a historical fencer she had plenty of costumes and props, so she wore them all and created her very own Fellowship of the Donut.
You know a food has got to be good when it’s the one that astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin ate to celebrate landing on the moon. According to Amy Shira Teitel over at Vintage Space:
[B]acon cubes were among the meals stored in the lunar module. And it worked out that meal A, the first scheduled meal to be eaten on the Moon, consisted of bacon squares, peaches, sugar cookie cubes, pineapple grapefruit drink and coffee. They ate history’s first meal on Moon slightly ahead of schedule after landing at the Sea of Tranquility.
As you would expect, bacon was a favorite treat among astronauts. Astronaut Walt Cunningham commented to Bill Pogue during the Apollo 7 mission that “Happiness is a package of bacon squares on day 10.”
(via Gizmodo / Image via Orin under Creative Commons License)
This towering sandwich has a food for every single letter of the alphabet stacked between two pieces of bread. It was made by Nick Chipman of Dude Foods who also built the McEverything sandwich with one of every McDonald’s sandwich.
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Image via Richard Ellis, California Institute of Technology
This delicious spread of Star Wars food was recently featured at the UC Berkeley Astronomy Tea. Credit for the idea goes to Chelsea Harris who is a Berkeley Astrophysics graduate student, a Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellow, and a big Star Wars fan. She got the idea when it occurred to her that the Death Star looks an awful lot like a honeydew melon.
She then went to work making a honeydew melon Death Star with scone asteroids, some chocolate Han Solo in carbonite treats, and an unbelievable sculpted bread Jabba the Hutt. The finishing touch was playing music from soundtrack throughout the event.
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Turn your morning cup of coffee into rocket fuel for the day with this rocket pour-over coffee brewer. The little red rocket sits on top of your mug and holds a filter that you can fill with the grounds of your choice to brew the perfect cup!
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These adorable Harley Quinn cookie pops are the work of Etsy seller Maria Baeza. They’re handmade cookies that measure about 3.5″ and are each individually wrapped to keep them fresh. She sells them in dozens which will take about three weeks to arrive at your door from the time you order.
Product Page ($39 via Between the Pages)