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Chocolate Kiwifruit Popsicles

To make this delicious concoction, peel and slice kiwifruits into rounds one inch thick. Dip them in a mixture of chocolate and coconut oil, allow the chocolate to cool, then freeze them. They look amazing! Link -via Foodbeast

Kiss and Peel Vegetable Peeler

Kiss and Peel Vegetable Peeler – $11.95 They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. Is it time to put a little sex appeal back in your cooking? You need the adorable lipstick shaped Kiss and Peel Vegetable Peeler from the NeatoShop. The lipstick cap doubles as an extra-long handle. Be sure to [...]

Artist Uses Bananas as Canvas

Photo by Jun Gil Park I’ve posted about communicating via banana peel before, but Jun Gil Park takes it to a whole new level. Taking advantage of the banana peel’s natural tendency to brown when pressure is applied, the Australian artist scratches out elaborate scenes. Unfortunately, they don’t last very long. Link via Flavorwire

Using a Banana Peel as a Jello Mold

SandeeA. reasoned that a banana peel, if properly sealed, could function as a jello mold. So she filled a few with strawberry gelatin made from real strawberries. Yummy! Link (Google Translate) via NotCot | Photo: La Receta de la Felicidad

Woman Slips on Banana Peel, Sues

Slipping on a banana peel is a classic cartoon gag. And now it’s the basis for a real lawsuit: Ida Valentine, 58, is suing the 99 Cents Only store where she slipped on one last April. She said that she suffered a herniated disk and tissue damage, spent $9,000 on medical bills and is seeking an unspecified [...]

The Fruit of the Matter

(Image credit: Flickr user Martin LaBar) SUPREME WISDOM Technically, green peppers, zucchini, cucumbers, and tomatoes are all fruits. But don’t try telling that tot he U.S. Supreme Court. Per the 1893 case Nix vs. Hedden, the court decided tomatoes were veggies and therefore subject to the vegetable tariff. What was the Supreme Court’s reasoning? Tomatoes have to [...]

The Late Movies: Banana Peels

Peel banana. Place peel on ground. Insert comic moment. Banana peel slips remain a source of human fascination and schadenfreude. From the classic watch-what-I-did-to-my-brother to the scientific analysis of peel quality, check out these fine videos demonstrating the art of falling on your butt because of a banana. Revenge of the Unpeeled People For all those outraged [...]

Face of Jesus appears on banana peel

Jesus has been appearing in a lot of bizarre places these past few years, now he’s turned up in the peel of a banana. 39-year-old Lisa Swinton was tuc…

Why Are Eggs Harder to Peel?

There is some evidence that peeling a hard-boiled egg is not as easy as it was a couple of decades ago. The reason why might surprise you -older eggs are easier to peel, and the eggs we eat are fresher than ever! As an egg ages, it loses both moisture and carbon dioxide, which causes [...]