Springtime and St. Patrick's Day are just around the corner. Take one look at the McDonald's menu and you will realize that it is indeed that time of year -- the Shamrock Shake is back. This bright green minty-vanilla milkshake has been offered around St. Patrick's Day since the '70s. I always get ... More >>
Girl Scout cookie season is my absolute favorite time of the year. Samoas, Thin Mints and Do-si-dos make me a happy camper (no pun intended). With the 2013 season upon us, Girl Scouts have released their lineup of cookies, including a new flavor, which doesn't seem to fit with the rest of the cookie ... More >>
My favorite Girl Scout cookies are Samoas, or Caramel deLites. I love the soft and chewy coconut, caramel, and chocolate topping over the crunchy vanilla cookie. After seeing friends post this link from Pinterest on their Facebook pages, I decided to check out the recipe -- just to see what the hype ... More >>
If your Girl Scout Cookie of choice is the Samoa, then you might be happy to know that these goodies are NOT only available through green-uniformed girl children and for $3-4 a pop.
Keebler offers a nearly identical version called "Coconut Dreams," which are available year-round and often on sale ( ... More >>
Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where we've only recently discovered that there is a vegetable called "rocket" and it is not nearly as awesome as it sounds. It's supposed to taste like adventure and wonder, not like bitter spinach.We started the week off right with a ... More >>
What does your choice of Girl Scout cookie say about you?
If you're the type of person who likes to steal Girl Scout cookies, it says that you're a useless jackass who likes to be punched in the face by little girls. (True story.)
Most of us, though, just stick to obtaining our Thin Mints the old- ... More >>
"Best job ever."
There are certain jobs in the world of sports where we often apply those three words. I'm not talking about the highest-paying, highest-profile roles like quarterback of an NFL team, point guard of an NBA team or cleanup hitter for an MLB team. Those really are the best jobs ever.
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March 1, 2012
Someone should put Lady Antebellum on TV every week. Let 'em guest-coach an episode of The Voice. Better yet would be a series like The Partridge Family or The Monkees (RIP Davy) that would blend concert footage and "behind the scenes" mom ... More >>
The sun chased the rain, I can feel summer coming, and I was greeted at the door by a rabbi that looks like Joaquin Phoenix. This was the week in TV Land:
• So, this is dumb: South Park has been forced by Viacom to bend to the will of Muslim extremists. The show's 200th episode was a two- ... More >>
Photo illustration by John Seaborn GrayThe chicken is Photoshopped. The swimsuit, sadly, isn't.Guess what you're missing if you haven't picked up the latest copy of Rolling Stone? Go on, guess. All right, we'll tell you: according to their website, you're missing the lowdown on John Mayer's " ... More >>