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Pepsi and Chicken Flavored Potato Chips

That’s not drinking Pepsi while eating chicken flavored potato chips, but potato chips that are infused with Pepsi flavoring and chicken flavoring. Yummy! This product of both Lay’s and PepsiCo will soon be available in China: Cola chicken is a common recipe in China, with chicken wings tossed into a wok and caramelized in soy sauce, [...]

Holiday Flavored Pringles

Pringles, though the company doesn’t call them potato chips, always tasted like potato chips, even when they sprouted flavors like barbecue and pizza. But now they are releasing three limited-edition holiday flavors that seem quite contrary to the taste of potatoes: Pumpkin Pie Spice, White Chocolate Peppermint, and Cinnamon & Sugar. You should see them [...]

Bacon Potato Fritter

That, dear Neatoramanauts, is the Colonel’s Bacon Potato Fritter, which is basically mashed potato mixed with bacon, sour cream and herbs and then deep fried. Sadly, it’s only available at KFC Japan: Link - via The World’s Best Ever So, what do you think? Yum or Yuck? Would you eat it?

The Science Behind Salt and Vinegar Chips

You know standard potato chips are made by slicing and cooking potatoes (Pringles excepted). When do you add the vinegar to make salt and vinegar chips? You can’t just put it in the frying oil! The answer is a recipe for dry vinegar powder, which was used as far back as the year 1615 -although [...]

Commander Spock and Lt. Uhura Potatoheads

Mr. Potato Head – Commander Spock and Lt. Uhura | $34.95 Spock and Uhura now come in Mr. Potatohead form! Get these 5″ tall figures while they’re hot. Spock has his hand raised in the Vulcan greeting,and Uhura has her tricorder ready. The two come in a set together, and can’t wait to join the Mr. [...]

Mr. Potato Daddy

Mr. Potato Head has been altered. The results are not pretty. Flickr user Ginger Troll is responsible for turning him into a Big Daddy from BioShock. Link -via Kotaku

Why Do Jews Eat Potato Pancakes During Hanukkah?

Hanukkah started Tuesday night and runs the whole week, eight nights in total. During these nights, a helluva lot of latkes, or potato pancakes, are consumed. To understand why, you first have to understand the story of Hanukkah. As with most Jewish holidays, in the beginning there was a lot of suffering. (This reminds me [...]

Mr. Potato Head Elvis Presley 68 Special

Mr. Potato Head Elvis Presley 68 Special – $19.95 Mr. Potato Head has returned and is ready for his big comeback performance, tour, and hopefully extended concert stay in Las Vegas.   For a limited time, however, he and his microphone are hanging out at the NeatoShop warehouse. Don’t check into the heartbreak hotel. Get your Mr. [...]

A Police Horse & A Bulldog Meeting

(Video Link) Potato is a great name for a bulldog, and it’s also a delicious snack…which might just be why this horse can’t keep his mouth off of the little guy. Link

The Political Hot Potato

Vital. Maligned. Mysterious. How well do you really know the potato? During the 16th century, Europeans fell in love with a number of exotic plants from the New World. But the potato wasn’t one of them. It would take two centuries and a spectacular PR campaign for people to even consider eating the ugly vegetable. But [...]