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Butter Sculptures

Now we have seen some interesting sculptures before, but none quite as heart-stopping as this collection of butter sculptures by sculptor Jim Victor and his wife Marie Pelton. Let’s just hope the scukptures are in an air conditioned room so they won’t melt, that or at a lobster-eating-fest in Maine. As I was writing this I [...]

Deep Fried Peanut Butter and Jelly Shot Cupcakes

First, cook peanut butter cupcakes. Then hollow out the centers. Partially fill the holes with jelly, the deep fry the cupcakes. Once they’ve cooled off, spread peanut butter frosting on them and press a shot glass into each one. Pour into the shotglasses peanut butter and jelly flavored vodka. My serving suggestion: twelve per person. Link [...]

Ghoulishly Good Peanut Butter Eyeball Truffles

Here’s a recipe for a sweet treat that almost looks too gross to eat, but is sure to delight even the most discriminating Halloweenies. Now you too can follow the link below and learn how to make your own peanut butter eyeball truffles, with white chocolate frosting and an oozing cherry center just like a real [...]

Chocolate Chip Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Like sardines and peanut butter, chocolate and cheddar cheese are two flavors that just belong together. Stef of The Cupcake Project stumbled upon this truth in her laboratory and shared it with the world. She’s also developed an advanced version that involves frying the concoction on a griddle. Link -via That’s Nerdalicious!

The Truth About Buttermilk

So is buttermilk good or not? I never could reconcile the stories my mother told of churning milk to separate the butter from the buttermilk with the ghastly-tasting buttermilk available at the grocery. How could milk go sour just by taking the fat out of it? L.V. Anderson explains with the history of buttermilk, or [...]

Dietribes: Lima Beans

• Though we have come to pronounce them differently, Lima beans were indeed named for the capital of Peru where they have been growing for over 7,500 years. Through trading and cultivation, limas became popular throughout the world, spreading across central America and the United States to Europe and Africa via Spanish and Portuguese ships!   • Lima beans [...]

Pumpkin Pie Donut

I’ve long dreamed of eating a donut stuffed with sweetened peanut butter. But this concoction by the California donut shop chain Psycho Donuts may top that. It’s filled with pumpkin pie and capped with maple flavoring and crushed graham crackers. What new donut design would you create, if given the chance? Official Website -via That’s Nerdalicious!

Deep Fried Dollar Bill

Everything’s better deep fried, right? Butter, beer, lattes — everything! Especially money. Alex, this is how I want to get paid from now on. Maybe dust it with a bit of powdered sugar while you’re at it. Link -via That’s Nerdalicious!

Buttered Pancakes Floor Pillows

I love this pillow set design by Todd von Bastiaans and Bryan McCarthy. They really do look like pancakes with pats of butter! Link -via Super Punch

Fried Butter on a Stick

There’s always a new fried item at the Iowa State Fair, and every year it gets crazier. Fried Twinkies and Oreos are passé by now, so vendors at the fair have skipped a step in the process and are just frying straight up sticks of butter. The butter obviously melts in the batter when it’s [...]