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Crunch A Bunch O’ Bugs For Lunch

Once upon a time, when I was very young, there was a department store to which my family would trek once in a while. In that store, there was a… more

Your Decadent And Quite Possibly Inedible Meal Of The Day: Kandy Kake Sliders

The first thing you need to know here is what a Peanut Butter Kandy Kake is, because, unless you live now or have lived in the past in the mid-Atlantic… more

Join Nerdist at Wondercon This Weekend! UPDATE: Chris Hardwick Signing Sunday!

UPDATE: We’ve added a signing with Chris Hardwick himself on Sunday 2-3 PM!  UPDATE: Jessica Chobot has been added to the Nerdist Panel on Sunday at 12:00PM! Details below…… more

More Meat Than You Require

Oh, yeah, while we’re talking about gross stuff to eat, remember that mildly horrific minor league baseball hot dog monstrosity we talked about in December, the “Three Dog Night” with… more

Like Mom Used To Make

Two words that will strike fear… er, no, more like revulsion in your heart: Human cheese. Meet Miriam Simun, who created cheese made from breast milk as part of a… more

Seriously, Robot Makers? This Is The Best You Can Do?

Apparently a team of intrepid robot inventors decided that ketchup application needed to be automated. The idea of a Roomba for condiments sounds pretty cool (especially if it can wheel… more

The Other Pink Meat

While trolling for stories for one of my other columns, I came across a review of a book about what your typical North American would consider the world’s grosses foods…. more

A Year’s Worth Of Lunches, In Pictures

Zach Brooks of Midtown Lunch, the website about lunch places in L.A., New York, and Philadelphia, annually posts one giant photo comprised of shots of every lunch he ate… more

Happy Who-lidays!

You see what I did there? Yeah, that was a good one. In honor of “Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol” (Michael Gambon! Yeeeee!) — but mostly in honor of my dual… more

When You’re At The Ballpark, Nobody’s Counting Calories

Minor league baseball teams are forever at the leading edge of culinary innovation. Bacon cheeseburger on a Krispy Kreme glazed? Gateway Grizzlies (although variations, like the Luther Burger, have been… more

Who needs charcoal when you have a lightsaber?

Darth Vader BBQ print by artist Kim Herbst. It’s nice to know that even evil overlords fall prey to idiotic aprons like the rest of us. [Via Likecool]… more

Anthropomorphic Cannibalism: Food So Good That It Eats Itself

Anyone from the South has seen it: the sketchy-ass building, smoke billowing out from behind the dumpster, and, best of all, the terrible, MS paint-drawn logo of a pig chowing… more

I Would Eat That: Candy Blood Slides

Before I start, I’d like to apologize for my sad absence on this here blog. Things have been super crazy over here at the Oehring compound, but I’ve got some… more

Macbook Cutting Board

This may be the perfect confluence of my two favorite things on this earth: my Macbook and classy cooking accoutrements. Who has 43 euros and wants to buy me this??… more

Sudo Make Me A Wedding Cake

Some romantical and awesome nerds had this xkcd cake made for their wedding day. I don’t have many words for this, but all I can hope is that I can… more

Blue Velvet Cake Balls With Mexican Hot Chocolate Frosting

Yo ho, I know you may be thinking, “Is that some sort of shoehorned David Lynch reference that Rachael stuck in there in order to keep the Nerdist vibe going?”… more

Food Science! Agar Agar Solo Cups

I apologize for advance for the heinous quality of the following pictures. The compact flash card on my camera crapped out on me while I was shooting the meatballs last… more

When It’s Too Hot For PB&J

With temperatures soaring above 100 degrees, and your thoughts turning to frozen foods and/or suicide, beat the heat with a PB&J ice cream cone! Steve Hoefer (a… more

Eat This Now: Spaghetti and Meatwads

Riddle me this: Is it not an incontrovertible fact that every time one watches “Aqua Teen Hunger Force,” the sight of Meatwad immediately makes one crave round chunks of meat,… more

Tauntaun Ice Sculpture: Best Wedding Ever?

No, actually, it’s the ice sculpture for G4′s party at Star Wars Celebration V, going down this weekend in Orlando, FL. On a related note, I kind of feel sorry… more

Food Nerdery: Princess Leia Cinnamon Buns

Hello! My name’s Rachael, and I’ll be your resident Food Nerdist. I’ll be providing you with nerdy recipes and other foodie ephemera that catches my eye. For my first ever… more