Some like it fried…Thousands ready for the next National Fried Chicken Festival

A lip smackin’ good time for all starts on September 22nd in the Big Easy

“Careful, that’s hot! Let it cool off before you eat it.”


That is the advice of Malana Joseph Mitchell, vice-president of public relations for the Spears Group. Mitchell’s company puts on the upcoming National Fried Chicken Festival presented by Raising Cane’s in New Orleans.

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A Devilishly Good Cerulean Cocktail


A devislishly good cerulean cocktail

‘This drink’? Oh. Ok. I see. You think this has nothing to do with you. You go to your neighborhood bar and you order… I don’t know… a Blue Hawaiian, for instance because you’re trying to tell the world that you take yourself too seriously to care about what you drink. But what you don’t know is that that drink is not just blue, it’s not turquoise. It’s not lapis. It’s actually cerulean. And you’re also blithely unaware of the fact that in 2002, Morton’s did a Cerulean Margarita. And then I think it was The Palm… Continue reading A Devilishly Good Cerulean Cocktail

Top 10 Salad Jokes and a recipe

These salads are hilarious
Oh salad, you’re my best friend


We all love the meme that salad is telling jokes. In honor of the dish that makes all the stock photo people crack up here are our top 10 Salad and Veggie Jokes (drum roll please):

10) What did the artichoke say to the man eating a salad?
Have a heart.

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Health tips from a junk food junkie

Fast food from mom
I love my McMama


One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. In this case, someone’s junk food is another man’s Tuesday night dinner, and Wednesday night, and Thursday night… and so on. Let’s face it: “junk” food is delicious. It can be sweet, it can be greasy, it can be wonderful, it can cause heartburn (just like my ex). Whether it’s pizza after a drunken night on the town (sign me up!) or a bag of chips after an exhausting day of work, it can really hit the spot. A doughnut in the morning can get me going and a burger at night is great (or vice versa, I don’t judge).

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Tomatina Tommy

This looks very clean
The giant creatures were ruthless
His name was Tommy, and he was ready to fulfill his duty as an officer of a the Red Pulp Army. He was ripe for the good fight, he was eager to prove his worth to his people, and he had just cut his stem into a trendy fringe. 
Tommy glanced at the mirror one last time, his innocence lingering as though it were the only thing keeping him from stepping forth into his destiny. 

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Cool off with these hot recipes


Hot Chick talk
Why did the chicken really cross the road?

It’s so hot outside…

It’s so hot outside chickens are laying hard-boiled eggs.

It’s so hot outside Optimus Prime transformed into an air conditioner.

It’s so hot outside the catfish are already fried when you catch them.

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Kiwi Tart

Kiwi doing Drake's shiggy dance
The shiggy dance is fruity

Kiwifuits are a super fruit (only kryptonite can kill them?) that contain 3 times the vitamin c as an orange. (Take that oranges!) Kiwifruit can also help you fall asleep (so can ambien, just don’t pull a Roseanne) eating two kiwifruits an hour before bed can help you fall asleep quicker and wake up better rested. (There goes my excuse to cranky) Continue reading Kiwi Tart

?? IRL – The Recipe

Eggplant and peach IRL
Introduce the two on your kitchen table…sanitize well after


Eggplant ? and peach ? emojis are popular. Really popular. Is it from fond memories of bland eggplant parm served up by a lunch lady with a light mustache in middle school? Is it because of the 1995 song ? “Peaches” by alternative rock band, The Presidents of the United States of America ??? The world ? may never know. Continue reading ?? IRL – The Recipe

Pop and Shake Popcorn recipes

Pop it. Shake it. Pop it. Shake it. (No, we are not talking about your butt)

Michael Jackson popcorn meme wannabe
Popcorn just wants to be famous

These easy popcorn recipes all have the same method. Just take a bag of microwaved popcorn and empty into a large resealable bag. Mix ingredients in a small bowl. Add ingredients and shake! (Shake your popcorn, shake your head, shake your booty. Have fun with it!) Continue reading Pop and Shake Popcorn recipes