Tuesday, March 25, 2008

They'll Even Print My Recipe For Pasta With Pesto

Do you think the Beasties really have a recipe for pasta? They're song finger lickin good claims they do. No offense to KFC, especially since they don't even sell pasta.

Here's a link to the lyrics if you're interested.

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Thursday, March 20, 2008

it's peanut butter jelly time

why this became popular we'll never know. i think it was mostly b/c the internet was still so new. at least that's what we hope. we imagine you know how to make pb&j, but if you have any secrets please let us know, we're always looking for new ideas.

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Tuesday, March 18, 2008

the coffee song

Frank Sinatra, Brazil and Coffee -- we're there.

Way down among Brazilians
Coffee beans grow by the billions
So they've got to find those extra cups to fill
They've got an awful lot of coffee in Brazil

coffee recipes

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Monday, March 17, 2008

I don't need champagne and chocolate I need a boyfriend

sorry celine, we love our boyfriends, but we love champaign and chocolate as well, especially champagne chocolate sauce. it makes a great topping for ice cream.

2 dark chocolate candy bars, chopped
1 tablespoon butter
1/2 cup champagne


melt chocolate and butter, stirring after 30 seconds. Whisk in champagne, whisking until chocolate melts and is smooth

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Sunday, March 16, 2008

the food innuendo guy

we love adam sandler. and we love his food innuendos. who wouldn't love a guy who wants you to pluck his grapes?

Ooooh yeah
Baby, baby, baby, I wanna stew your tomato
Baby, baby, baby, I want to french fry your potato
Baby, baby, baby, won't you pluck my grapes
Won't you peel my banana like a pack of wild apes?
I'm your food innuendo guy, your food innuendo guy

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Thursday, March 13, 2008

savoy truffle

we owe this post to the american idols this week paying homage to the beatles and we thought we'd follow suit with a post about their song savoy truffle:

Creme tangerine and montelimat
A ginger sling with a pineapple heart
A coffee dessert--yes you know it's good news
But you'll have to have them all pulled out
After the Savoy truffle.

Harrison apparently wrote the song as a tribute to Eric Clapton's chocolate addiction, and derived the title and many of the lyrics from a box of Mackintosh Good News chocolates.

We've searched the web to buy one of these yummy boxes, but alas came up empty. If you know anything about the chocolate company let us know.

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Tuesday, March 11, 2008

meatloaf won't do that

you would think meatloaf (the singer) would have more food inspired lyrics, alas no. however, dr. pepper did a great commercial with his song I Would Do Anything for Love. If you're trying to get someone to do anything for love find some inspiration over at our Meatloaf Recipes

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Sunday, March 9, 2008

PIZZA PIZZA PIZZZA PIZZA PIZZA PIE

system of a down has some major issues when it comes to pizza. They obviously haven't tried one of our PIZZA RECIPES

Want a splendid pie,
Pizza-pizza pie,
Every minute, every second,
buy, buy, buy, buy, buy.
Want a splendid pie,
Pizza-pizza pie,
Every minute, every second,
buy, buy, buy, buy, buy.

Pepperoni and green peppers
Mushrooms, olive, chives,
Pepperoni and green peppers
Mushrooms, olive, chives.

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Saturday, March 8, 2008

Bob Dylan inspired County Pie

As he sang:

Rasberry, strawberry, lemon and lime
What do I care ?
Blueberry, apple, cherry, pumpkin and plum
Call me for dinner, honey, I'll be there.



Easiest Lemon Pie You'll Ever Make:

One small can frozen lemonade
One can sweetened condensed milk
10 ounces cool whip
Prepared graham cracker crust

Beat together lemonade, milk and whipped topping until combined. Pour into crust and freeze.

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Friday, March 7, 2008

chicken noodle soup chicken noodle soup

with my hammer on my side. why aren't more dances inspired by classic american recipes? we think this video explains why.

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Wednesday, March 5, 2008

millions of peaches peaches for me

millions of peaches peaches for free. well they might not be free, and a million would sure be a lot, but if you did have a million peaches for free here's a quick peach cobbler recipe (and the presidents of the united states video too).



5 cups sliced peaches
1 cup self-rising flour
1 cup sugar
1 large egg, beaten
1/2 cup butter
cinnamon
nutmeg

Sprinkle sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg on peaches. Toss. Place in shallow dish. Mix sugar, flour, and egg to a crumb-like texture. Pour over peaches. Melt butter and drizzle over crumbs. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes.

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Tuesday, March 4, 2008

like juice and gin, in the city we blend

today's post is inspired by Common's The Food (w/ Kanye West) which is actually a reference to Snoop's 2nd single. Here's the wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gin_and_Juice. The video's a bit racy, but worth checking out.



Juice and Gin Recipe

Consider the Abbey for your next brunch. It's very simple to make and the orange bitters add a kick.

1 1/2 ounces orange juice
2 ounces gin
2 dashes orange bitters

Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Shake well. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a cherry.

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Monday, March 3, 2008

cheeseburger in paradise

Cheeseburger is paradise.
Heaven on earth with an onion slice.
Not too particular, not too precise.
I'm just a cheeseburger in paradise.

Jimmy even gives a food monologue at the beginning of this video of him singing the titled song live in concert. If he makes you hungry visit our burger recipes page.

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Sunday, March 2, 2008

Don't want no Captain Crunch, don't want no Raisin Bran

If you don't know that's the 2nd line to Weird Al Yankovic's Eat It, his parody of Michael Jackson's beat it. He didn't care what you ate -- Have some more chicken, have some more pie It doesn't matter if it's broiled or fried. Just eat it. Eat it.

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Saturday, March 1, 2008

bring your recipes alive with the sound of music

This month we're focusing on music lyrics that sing about food and recipes they inspire. Let us know if you have a favorite line.

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