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Red Velvet Cake To Share Or Not To Share

Brilliant red velvet cake layers, stacked four high, are spread with deep chocolate truffle filling, then filled and frosted with tangy cream cheese icing. This luscious dessert is baked from scratch and then frozen for perfection. You will always serve something exceptional when you offer Sweet Street Desserts.

Can’t bake a cake to save your life? Relax, help is available. The mouth-watering Red Velvet Cake by Sweet Street Desserts seen above might not be available at your local supermarket, but you can order it online (from Barnes & Noble, no less!) and tell everyone you baked it yourself. Don’t worry, when it comes to sweets, it’s OK to cheat!

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August 9, 2011   No Comments

Jell-O Pudding Face Knows How You Feel

Jell-O Pudding Face

Brighten up, people! If you don’t, you will receive free pudding. Oh wait, maybe that’s a reason to stay with the frowny face. In any event, Jell-O Pudding Face knows how you feel. The marketing campaign consists of a website that tracks the mood on Twitter. Too many frowny faces= free pudding! The innovative campaign also features a physical billboard in NYC. (FYI: it is above a retail space for lease, if you wish to work under Pudding Face.) Check out the source link for photos of the billboard, and keep the frowns coming!

(Via Oh Gizmo!)

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August 8, 2011   No Comments

Star Wars Sushi

Star Wars Sushi by Japanese sushi chef, oki.

Star Wars Sushi by Japanese sushi chef, oki.

George Lucas is well known for capitalizing on the merchandising of his movie franchise, Star Wars. For those that think that he left no stone unturned in milking it for all it is worth, behold: Star Wars sushi! Not an officially-licensed product (yet), the creations by oki, a Japanese sushi chef blogging over at blogspot, are well done. Be sure to click the link above and check out his “Darth Vader Roll” as well as his “Carrot Darth Vader” from the source link below. The darkside never looked so delicious.

(Via Motley Food)

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August 5, 2011   No Comments

Kitchen Cabinets And NASCAR Together At Last

NASCAR driver Paul Menard visits Schrock Cabinetry facility in Arthur, Ill. days before his win at the Brickyard 400. (Photo: MasterBrand Cabinets, Inc.)

NASCAR driver Paul Menard visits Schrock Cabinetry facility in Arthur, Ill. days before his win at the Brickyard 400. (Photo: MasterBrand Cabinets, Inc.)

Turns out the kitchen cabinet people, Schrock Cabinetry, are in cahoots with NASCAR Driver Paul Menard. Following a big win at the Brickyard 400, the sponsor will likely find themselves doing well going forward. Or in circles as the case may be. Press release follows.

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August 4, 2011   No Comments

Jif Most Creative Peanut Butter Sandwich Contest

Jif Most Creative Peanut Butter Sandwich Contest Celebrates Ten Years of Creativity in the Kitchen

People like to do strange things with peanut butter. Just ask Iggy Pop. However, if eating strange things with peanut butter is more up your alley (and you are too young to know who Iggy Pop is), enter the following contest for a chance to win a $25,000 college fund. Read on for all the sticky and smeary details.

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August 3, 2011   No Comments

SkinnyLicious Menu from The Cheesecake Factory

SkinnyLicious Burgers from The Cheesecake Factory's new menu aptly named SkinnyLicious.

Doesn’t that look good up there? Those are SkinnyLicious Burgers from The Cheesecake Factory. Looks just as good as that cheesecake from the other day, right? No? Oh well. Better not revisit that link then and instead continue on for the SkinnyLicious press release.

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August 2, 2011   No Comments