January 22, 2005

Friday Fry #17 After a month long break Friday Fry is back. Bits and bytes all featured on food news menu. Big playoff championship game this weekend, with the New England Patriots meeting up with the Pittsburgh Steelers. We held off Peyton Manning last week. Pass the microbrew and nachos this promises to be a "super" game. GO PATS! The presidential inauguration was held yesterday. I think I've been in denial over what is ahead for America and the rest of the world. Seymour M. Hersch's recent essay in the New Yorker will wake you up and out of your depression into near panic. More interesting to those of us who think about food is another piece in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that provides information on a new self-published cookbook, Politics and Pot Roast: A Flavorful Look at the Presidency. William Henry Harrison's inaugural featured a pound cake shaped like the U.S. Capitol building weighing in at 800 pounds. Ulysses S. Grant's libation of lemon sherbet, rum and Cointreau and Champagne most certainly made for a festive bunch of revelers. The Swift Report has a hilarious take on the inaugural dinner--anyone for Coca Cola Brined Pilgrim's Turkey with Dunkin Donuts Old-Fashioned Doughnut Sweet and Savory Stuffing? Solar-powered cocoa from Uganda generates three times as much than their primary export, coffee. An Italian chocolate company trained the workers to use a new technique that uses a plastic sheeting that converts the sun's UV rays into infrared. The beans are placed underneath after workers have...


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