I Smell Links

Kids in the future will eat snack food out of little packages? Timmy you are such a fibber!

Tasty

Pesto made from garlic scapes,  shared by LearningandYearning.

Gluten-free cheese crackers, shared by Attainable Sustainable.

DIY taco shells. Basically tortillas crisped into submission.

Garbanzo bean blonde brownies. Glad I’m not the only one sneaking beans into things.

Outrageous

Getting rid of the arsenic you didn’t know you were eating. It’s a component in fertilizer, easily taken up by rice, hence this poison found in BABY FORMULA. But wait, it gets better. Arsenic is also used in chicken feed. Know why? Arsenic causes blood vessels to explode so the meat you buy looks pinker. Screaming yet?

Have some glue with your steak. In kindergarten we were told eating paste was wrong. Apparently because it wasn’t lunch time.

Interesting

They had the equivalent of refrigerators 4,000 years ago. Heat too. Possibly saunas. Who feels advanced now?

26 things you didn’t know about fast food around the world. For example, when KFC first translated the slogan “finger lickin’ good” into Chinese, it came out as “eat your fingers off.”

Useful

Make grain-free dog treats. Your dogs will bloody well appreciate it.

Silly

Cats eating their way through the alphabet. Because they want to, that’s why.

Share your kitchen disasters at SubversiveCooking.com

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About Laura Grace Weldon

Laura Grace Weldon is the author of "Free Range Learning," a handbook of natural learning and "Tending," a poetry collection. She lives on Bit of Earth Farm where she's a barely useful farm wench. Although she has deadlines to meet she often wanders from the computer to preach hope, snort with laughter, cook subversively, ponder life’s deeper meaning, talk to chickens and cows, sing to bees, hide in books, walk dogs, concoct tinctures, watch foreign films, and make messy art. Blog: lauragraceweldon.com/blog-2/ FB: facebook.com/FreeRangeLearningCommunity FB: facebook.com/SubversiveCooking FB: facebook.com/laura.euphoria Twitter: @earnestdrollery
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