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11 Country Stars and Their Cookbooks

1. Kitty Wells Country Kitchen Cookbook by Kitty Wells (1964) The Queen of Country Music published three volumes of cookery over thirty years. In addition to down-home delights like 7-Up Poundcake (which contains a full can of the soda), she also offered Tex-Mex and Hawaiian recipes. 2. Cooking With Kenny Rogers by Kenny Rogers (1987) Rogers was a [...]

Strawberry Margarita Jello Shooters

You’ll need large strawberries and a steady hand with a knife, but if you’re careful, you can create shooters like these. Naomi’s recipe, which you can find at the link, calls for tequila and Cointreau. I think that the salted rims are a nice touch. Link -via Carrie Viehman Campagna | Photo: Bakers Royale

Happy Boss’s Day: 9 of the Worst Bosses Ever

It’s Boss’s Day, and while many of us have supervisors who have totally earned that “World’s Best Boss” mug, I bet lots of you at least briefly contemplated adding a little extra something to the cookies you brought in this morning.  Even so, here are nine bosses who likely make your less-than-stellar supervisor look like [...]

Happy Boss’s Day: Nine of the Worst Bosses Ever

It’s Boss’s Day, and while many of us have supervisors who have totally earned that “World’s Best Boss” mug, I bet lots of you at least briefly contemplated adding a little extra something to the cookies you brought in this morning.  Even so, here are nine bosses who likely make your less-than-stellar supervisor look like [...]

Butterfinger Cheesecakes

Get in mah belleh! Naomi of Bakers Royale created these no-bake cheesecakes. The crust is made out of Butterfinger candy bars and prezels and the whole concoction is topped with chocolate sauce and peanut butter cream cheese frosting. Link -via Tasteologie

Google Science Fair Winners

The winners of the very first Google Science Fair were announced on Monday. Congratulations to the top winners in each age group! Lauren Hodge in the 13-14 age group. Lauren studied the effect of different marinades on the level of potentially harmful carcinogens in grilled chicken. Naomi Shah in the 15-16 age group. Naomi endeavored to prove [...]

Pac-Man Cupcakes

Photo: hello naomi [Flickr] Nom nom nom … waka waka waka? There are a lot of Pac-Man-inspired cakes out there, but these Pac-Man wedding cupcakes by Baker Hello Naomi (previously featured on Neatorama) are quite ambitious: Link Why, it’s perfect for this Pac-Man Power Up Energy Drink from the NeatoShop! Previously on Neatorama: Pac-Man and Ghost Cakes

Hooked on Tonics

Snake Oils, Hangover Cures, and Other Questionable Medicine THE DOCTOR IS IN (THE BARN) Folk medicine in Ireland used to rely heavily on the belief that you could magically transfer an illness from a person to an animal (usually a pig or a donkey). These “transference cures” were especially popular for treating mumps and whooping cough, and [...]

The Early Game Show Appearances of 10 Future Stars

1. Mel Harris In 1979 future thirtysomething star Mary Ellen Harris (her real name, as we found out) competed on the $20,000 Pyramid. She gave her occupation as a “professional dog trainer,” a resume bullet point that seems to be missing from all her official biographies. Mel was a fierce competitor, but she missed the big [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Facts About Stephen King

It’s Stephen King’s birthday! Do you suppose he’s celebrating somewhere with a Bloody Mary? (He’s not: see Fact #8.) I know – just because a guy writes in the horror genre doesn’t mean he loves all things creepy. But in King’s case, I think he does. Anyway. Whether you like his writing or consider it [...]