Snack Attack

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

Popcorn sprinkled with lime and spicy cayenne
Dec 19, 2014 12:00 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 11:00 am
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 8:00 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 10:00 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.

7 International Junk Foods Worth Craving

The salty spectrum: India, South Korea, Thailand
Jan 22, 2014 9:00 am

For real excitement when it comes to snacking, we look abroad. Just as in America, the holy trinity of junk food often holds true: crunchiness, saltiness and craveability. Here’s a look at seven of our favorite international junk foods.

Inside the Mind of a Snack Food Genius: Pasta Chips

Meet the man who finally combined pasta and chips
Oct 16, 2013 3:00 pm

You might not know it when you look at Jerry Bello – he's just a regular guy from Jersey who happened to hit it big – but when you're walking the aisles of Sam's Club and Costco, he's right there in your ear whispering sweet nothings in the form of snacks. Pasta Chips are exactly what they sound like: semolina flour rolled thin and oven-baked. They're darn good, and they're blowing up. Get your crunch on after the jump.  

Weekend Project: Make Your Own Damn Snacks, Summer Edition

6 things you could buy in a package, but no!
Jul 20, 2013 1:01 pm

You're gonna make your own damn snacks this weekend. Here are five delicious ideas that will both satisfy your weekend cravings and make you feel good about yourself that you will go into the office next week ready to shred. Plus they're on the cold/frozen and light/healthy side anyway (except the pimento cheese) so you can deal with this heat. 

Grilled Pineapple Salsa Recipe

Tangy summer salsa makes for a great dip
Jul 17, 2013 3:31 pm
Photo: BBQ Grill Maestro on Flickr

Executive Chef Kristi Ritchey of LA's Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop loaned us her grilled pineapple salsa for all our summer dining needs. Well, most of them. You'll load this delicious creation on everything from barbecue fare to homemade tortilla chips. 

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