Thanksgiving Took A Turn For The Worst

He’s one of a kind, respected world wide.  Author/chef/Globe Trotter Anthony Bourdain shows us all how we’ve all been doing Thanksgiving absolutely wrong Continue reading Thanksgiving Took A Turn For The Worst


If content is king, then banana slipping on skins is…

In 2001, there were more than 300 banana-related accidents in Britain, most involving people slipping on skins. Links How Did Slipping on a Banana Peel Become a Comedy Staple? This Is How The ‘Slipping On A Banana Peel’ Gag Became A Thing The Physics of Slipping on a Banana Peel, And Other Weird, Ig Nobel Science +1 Tweet Share1 Share1 Pin StumbleShares 2 Continue reading If content is king, then banana slipping on skins is…

Yorkie Chocolate Bars are not for girls! 

In 1976, Eric Nicoli of Rowntree’s spotted a gap in the confectionery market and used the cocoa from Rowntree’s favourable futures market position to launch Yorkie. Production was at York and Norwich (until 1994).

The Yorkie bar, a chunkier alternative to Cadbury’s Dairy Milk, was aimed at men. In the 1980s for example, toy lorries with the Yorkie bar logo were manufactured by Corgi, and television advertisements for the Yorkie bar featured truck drivers. In 2001, the advertisement campaign made this more explicit with the slogan and wrapper tagline It’s not for girls!, which caused controversy. Special versions for use in Ministry of Defence ration packs read It’s not for civvies. In 2006 a special edition that was for girls was sold, wrapped in pink. Aside from the original milk chocolate bar, several variants are available, such as “raisin and biscuit” flavour, “honeycomb” flavour, and Yorkie Ice Cream. Continue reading Yorkie Chocolate Bars are not for girls! 

What The Echinacea? Is This

Echinacea is an herb that is extremely effective and holds multiple purposes. There are Nine different species of Echinacea but the one most commonly used and referred to is the Echinacea Purpurea.  Many people take Echinacea everyday to prevent Colds, Flu, and any other types of Infections that might be running rapid at the time as Echinacea has been known for strengthening the Immune System. Some people also use Echinacea for the treatment of Acne and Boils. The entire Echinacea plant including the roots are dried and made into Teas, Juices, and Tonics. Continue reading What The Echinacea? Is This

Why Pineapple Sucks More than the new Star Wars

The pineapple is the leading edible member of the family Bromeliaceae which embraces about 2,000 species, mostly epiphytic and many strikingly ornamental. Now known botanically as Ananas comosus Merr. (syns. A. sativus Schult. f., Ananassa sativa Lindl., Bromelia ananas L., B. comosa L.), the fruit has acquired few vernacular names. It is widely called pina by Spanish-speaking people, abacaxi in the Portuguese tongue, ananas by the Dutch and French and the people of former French and Dutch colonies; nanas in southern Asia and the East Indies. In China, it is po-lo-mah; sometimes in Jamaica, sweet pine; in Guatemala often merely “pine.” Continue reading Why Pineapple Sucks More than the new Star Wars

Freebie Fridays

Welcome to Straight Outta My Kitchen Freebie Section.  Who ever tell’s you that they don’t like free stuff is full of it.  Every once in a while I post something cool on here.  Here Who know’s what’s going to be listed maybe a cool food related picture or some kind of food documentary your just going to have to stay tuned and find out. Continue reading Freebie Fridays

Doing Thyme the Right Way

Thyme is a very popular and well known culinary herb. It is a very decorative plant while it is growing and is also very easy to grow as well but be prepared because bees just love Thyme. Many people use Thyme in Stews, Salads, Meats, Soups, & Vegetables. Thyme is a very common household herb and is a member of the Mint Family. The plant is very aromatic and comes in many varieties. Thyme is a frequently used herb in many fish dishes. Oddly enough as much as honey bees love to suck the nectar from the Thyme plant is as much as other insects loathe it. Some people have been known to make a mist spray of Thyme and water and use it as a Bug Repellent. Continue reading Doing Thyme the Right Way