A healthy Hot Dog?

Yer hasic Hot Dogs - © latimes.com

A front page poll this morning on Yahoo! Canada asks readers if they believe there is such as thing as a ‘healthy’ Hot Dog. Two-thirds of poll respondents so far say ‘NO’. But, as we’ve seen, in previous posts here on the FFB, ‘healthy’ is relative.

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Fast Food ‘chic’ defined

Subway bag - © Subway Restaurants

Which fast food restaurant’s take-out bag would you be most embarrassed to be seen walking down the street with? That’s the question a Subway survey recently asked more than 1,000 people. Some said they’re be proud to be seen with certain brands…

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The Crying Game – Take III: Bad Joke

Ghost Pepper

We previously brought you news of an ill-starred chef from London, UK, who made a supercharged hot sauce from the potentially deadly Ghost Pepper and nearly died tasting it. Now, a student at a U.S. high school has tried to do him one better – again, to the perpetrator’s own dismay…

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‘Star Trek’ food replicator one step nearer

3D-Printed Food - © shapeways.com

“Tea. Earl Grey. Hot.” Sorry, Captain Picard – not just yet. But NASA has bestowed a $125,000 grant upon Systems and Materials Research Corporation (SMRC), of Austin, Texas, to build a prototype of its ‘3D Food Printer’ which could be used to ‘print’ earth-like food for astronauts on long space voyages – say, to Mars.

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Grilling Myths and Legends

What’s the difference between a Myth and a Legend? Myths are pure imagination and are usually based more on wishful thinking than facts. Legends are as grand and wondrous as Myths, but they’re real. When it comes to grilling, Myths don’t cut it!

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