Snack Attack

Latch Kitchen Pays Tribute To The Foods Of Very Hungry Unsupervised Youth

A latchkey kid has gotta eat. And sure did they.
Apr 14, 2015 10:00 am

The poor latchkey kid. The lucky latchkey kid! Arriving home from school to an empty house has its range of emotions (fear, boredom, freedom, Super Nintendo!). The term takes its origin from a World War II-era documentary that profiled children heading home from the local elementary with the house key literally hanging around their neck. Over time, as the workweek has expanded, the practice has grown in popularity. Also evolving over time: Latchkey Kid Food, which is remembered (and recreated) on the funny new recipe website Latch Kitchen.

Corn And Green Onion Fritters With Bacon-Honey Drizzle Recipe

Lovers of fried food and bacon, unite!
Apr 7, 2015 2:00 pm
corn and green onion fritters with bacon-honey drizzle

Whether you have a passion for eggs or are simply an admirer from afar, you’ll want a copy of The Perfect Egg. It’s got recipes for any meal and egg lover. Whether you prefer sweet and custardy, buttery and fried, or boiled and stuffed, there’s a perfect egg there for you. Try this excellent fritter recipe finished with the perfect balance of salty and sweet.

Pop It Up: A Cinnamon-Sugar Popcorn Recipe

A sweet and salty snack for a better movie night
Feb 6, 2015 1:00 pm
Photo: Jason Wyche

So you love popcorn, do you? Do you really love popcorn? How about 75 recipes' worth of it? Then you're going to want a copy of Party Popcorn, dessert blogger Ashton Epps Swank's new cookbook. Whether you're going for savory or sweet (or that perfect spot right in between) there's something for movie night in this book you're going to love.

Basil Garlic Popcorn Recipe

Don't just pop and serve, pimp it out!
Dec 31, 2014 12:30 pm
basil garlic popcorn
Photo: Jason Wyche

So you love popcorn, do you? Do you really love popcorn? 75 recipes' worth of it? Then you're going to want a copy of Party Popcorn, dessert blogger Ashton Epps Swank's new cookbook. Whether you're going for savory or sweet (or that perfect spot right in between) there's something for movie night in this book you're going to love.  

Snack Upgrade: How To Make Mexican Street Corn–Style Popcorn

Popcorn sprinkled with lime and spicy cayenne
Dec 19, 2014 1:00 pm
Photo: Jason Wyche

So you love popcorn, do you? Do you really love popcorn? 75 recipes' worth of it? Then you're going to want a copy of Party Popcorn, dessert blogger Ashton Epps Swank's new cookbook. Whether you're going for savory or sweet (or that perfect spot right in between) there's something for movie night in this book you're going to love.  

Holy Snack! It's A Cheeseburger Popcorn Recipe.

Pop those kernels in in beef fat, burger spices
Sep 24, 2014 12:00 pm
cheeseburger popcorn
Photo: Katie Chudy

We aren't going to tell you this will completely mimic the all encompassing and all-powerful burger, but serve a big bowl of this cheeseburger-inspired popcorn to your guests and you'll be the coolest kid on the block. Trust us. 

7 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Graham Crackers

Feeling frisky? This snack just might stop that.
Aug 11, 2014 9:00 am

With marshmallow-roasting season now in full swing, we figured it was as good a time as any to contemplate the spongy s'mores component's most structurally important bedfellow: the Graham cracker. For instance, did you know that Graham was a real guy? And, he was kind of a buzzkill? Find out more this way.

We Asked A Pot Critic: Everything You Need To Know About Marijuana And Food

The straight dope on smoking, eating, drinking herb
Jul 2, 2014 11:00 am

Marijuana and food have a longstanding association — too often as the setup to some predictable Doritos joke. Today, the culinary-cannabis connection is a lot more sophisticated. So, we sought the expert opinion of a paid professional, the Denver Post's chief chronic critic Jake Browne, to help us navigate this hazy new world of THC-enhanced eating. Catch an informed buzz this way.

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