Haejang-guk is a popular Korean soup. Its name literally means “soup to chase a hangover.” It’s made of vegetables, rice and meat in beef broth. Great Big Story spoke with the current owner of Cheong Jin Ok, the restaurant that supposedly came up with the soup.
Andrew Rea tried three ways to recreate McDonald’s discontinued Szechuan sauce, which plays a pivotal role in Rick and Morty‘s season 3 premiere. There’s the semi-authentic way, the Xeropoint way and the McDonald’s way. Why can’t you just travel to 1998, Rick?!
The Vermont-based ice cream purveyors latest treats feature the delicious sugary flavors left behind in cereal milk after eating various breakfast cereals. Choose from Cocoa Loco, Frozen Flakes, or Fruit Loot. Available exclusively at Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shops.
JP Sears of Ultra Spiritual Life provides some guidance on the meat-centric “caveman” diet, and teaches us that paleo eaters are exactly like prehistoric man – other than the part where they actually had to hunt down and kill their dinner – and their dinner might kill them.
Keep your sushi hydrated with some salty soy sauce, and the help of some of Star Wars’ most iconic characters. These ceramic dishes feature heads of Darth Vader, a Stormtrooper, C-3PO, and R2-D2. Even though they’re priced at $100, we still want them to turn up outside of Japan.
Need a burst of energy but don’t have a cup of joe handy? Two Go Cubes not only give you the power-up of a cup of coffee, they taste like a coffee, mocha, or latte too. Additional nutrients help smooth out the caffeine jolt, improve alertness, focus, memory, and reaction time.
(PG-13: Language) “People live their life like an open wound to be famous. Now, they do anything (looks at camera) to be famous.” Ricky Gervais can barely tolerate Tabasco, but he still went on Hot Ones to talk about his distended sack, political correctness, and more.
Saffron is a truly tasty flavoring, that’s also ridiculously expensive. Discovery UK shows us how much effort goes into harvesting this exotic spice. Next time you go to a Spanish restaurant, take a moment to think about these folks who worked so hard so you can enjoy your paella.
“Peanut butter jelly, or portobello. Open up your mouth… and say hello!” A silly song about one of our favorite kinds of food. Parry Gripp extolls the many wonders of fresh ingredients placed between layers of bread with this catchy little tune. It’s definitely not gluten-free.
We’re not sure why freakin’ Whirlpool is allowed to use crowdfunding, but their product is intriguing. Zera takes up to a week’s worth of leftover food and turns it into fertilizer in 24 hours with the help of an additive that consists mostly of coconut fiber and baking soda.
It’s an unexpected use for a slow-cooker, but you can make a crispy and gooey macaroni and cheese by loading up your ingredients and letting them magically meld while you’re out for a few hours. Epicurious shows us how ridiculously simple it is to make this tasty dish.
Always gleeful pastry chef Rosanna Pansino shows us how to create a cake that looks like a computer motherboard from the Nerdy Nummies Cookbook. It’s populated with candy components and circuit traces made from icing. Kit Kats really do look like electronic parts.
Tallahassee, Florida confectioner Lofty Pursuits shows off some of their old-school methods for making candies, as they pull melted sugar, crank it through vintage equipment, then crack it apart to create the final forms for their sweet treats. You can buy their candies here.
Digiatalsoju TV provides a unique perspective on the isolation and anti-American propaganda served up to residents of North Korea as we meet four refugees as they try out some tasty barbeque dishes at a westernized restaurant in South Korea. Seriously, even our forks are evil.