How do Hostess Chocolate Creme Twinkies compare to their more traditional, golden counterparts? Are they still spongy, moist, and delicious in a way that defies the urban legends of their eternal preservation? In this Show & Tell review, I aim to sort it …continue reading
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Like spice? Maybe you’re a Sriracha or Tabasco fan. Some people go la la for Cholula, and if you’re one of ‘em, you might get a kick out of my Jack Link’s Cholula Beef Jerky review in this Show & Tell video (even …continue reading
Night gathers, and now my watch begins…
Jon Snow may know nothing, but his friends on the Night’s Watch seem to understand the intricacies of making a fine brew. In this Show and Tell, I taste and review Game of Thrones Take the Black Stout …continue reading
Whether you comparison sip from a variety of varietals presented on the menu at your favorite wine and cheese bar or you clandestinely chug MD 20/20 from a brown paper bag in the alley behind the liquor store, we here at LockerGnome hope you have …continue reading
Catholic folks around the world are observing Mardi Gras today, but I’d like to address a universal holiday that transcends all matters of faith: Pancake Day!
Aside from the IHOP riots during the batter shortage of ’57, it’s been a mostly civil affair celebrated by …continue reading
National Pizza Day or Pizza Pie Day is a fine thing to call it — whatever’s clever — just as long as you remember the reason for the season:
Here are a few artifacts that we’ve found to commemorate this tremendously cheesy occasion!:
Even …continue reading
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Croissants! No matter how pretentiously you pronounce them, they’re delicious in any language. And while the concept of having a Croissant Day may seem ridiculous, we’ve celebrated far less worthy foodstuffs — in my not-so-humble opinion. Just grab a flaky, doughy, buttery lump of twisted, …continue reading
Gobbling down some Spotted Dick sounds like some kind of obscene frathouse dare, but as long as I had some Southern Tier Blackwater Warlock Imperial Stout to wash it down, how bad could it be? We find out in this CPU!
Here’s a list …continue reading
Thought the decadence of end-of-the-year holidays was past us and you could finally put the pedal to the metal on your fitness resolutions? Then I hate to have to be the one to break this to you, but today’s National Peanut Brittle Day!
Well, you …continue reading
Who doesn’t love pie? Sure, maybe you’re not a fan of certain kinds of pie, but perhaps you’re just not thinking outside the crust!
There are pot pies, apple pies, shepherd’s pies, pumpkin pies, lemon meringue pies, Cumberland pies, banana cream pies, curry pies, cherry …continue reading
Sure, Thanksgiving is when we count our blessings, but Cheese Lovers Day is for being truly grateful. Here are some of the things that make Cheese Lovers Day a big, big deal for us!:
Here's one way to avoid dirty double-dippers on Cheese Lovers Day: …continue reading
Here in this CPU, I fill up my Spiegelau stout glass with some Survival Stout from the Hopworks Urban Brewery in Portland, OR, sample a selection of flavored popcorns, and dispense with reindeer poop. Check it out here!:
Here’s a list of everything featured …continue reading
Would you rather spend today ramping up for a holiday that isn’t technically happening until tomorrow, or would you rather celebrate it for what it really is: National Chocolate Day?
I kinda figured. Here are some fancy chocolate finds that are appropriate for the occasion! …continue reading
Sure, harvesting low-hanging fruit from trees is the easy way to go about accepting nature’s plentiful bounty. But to get the real rewards, sometimes you’ve got to dig — or, in the case of maple syrup, tap — a little deeper into those trees.
Today, …continue reading
Some would say that everything’s better with chocolate. And while many of us would agree with this simple statement about a lot of our favorite sweets, some people really mean it quite literally. Chocolate covered bacon? It’s a thing — and that’s not even the …continue reading
Does your coffee table sport the coasters with the mostest, or are you content to set damp glassware directly on the furniture without care of consequence? Maybe you think a crumpled napkin left over from the Chinese takeout last night is sufficient protection against the …continue reading
“If the oatmeal raisin could be turned into chocolate chip, it would be a powerful ally.”
What’s 12 inches high, made of ceramic, hand-painted, and has a capacity for not only great evil, but also dozens of your grandmother’s (or Grand Moff’s) deliciously decadent cookies? …continue reading
Ever feel puny, human? Once, gigantic, cold-blooded behemoths thundered across this planet’s supercontinent, masters of their own domain. And then tragedy struck. Seemingly overnight, these majestic giants were wiped from existence, never to be seen again — until now! With the addition of your favorite …continue reading