Nathanial Rawson

I'm just a young guy with an interest in strange food and too much time on my hands. I do like to cook, and have tried making my own style recipes since I was a kid. Some of them should be listed under the strange food category, but most of it wasn't bad.
Now, between college classes, I get to look for all the crazy food related stuff that everyone loves to talk about, and write it all down for you to read.

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June 5, 2014

The threat of food-based illness looms always over the food industry, and in recent years there have been a number of major recalls that have made the news. But, while all can agree that it's a...

June 5, 2014

The Panera Bread company has announced today that it plans to remove all unnatural food additives from it's line-up of products by 2016. This includes things such as food coloring, certain flavor...

June 4, 2014

Breakfast is, arguably, the most important meal of the day. As with most things, a nation's choice of breakfast foods tends to heavily reflect it's culture, with examples of what might be...

May 31, 2014

Plasticine (which is basically play-dough ampped up to 11) can be used to create a huge variety of models and artistic creations. Although few of them are this tasty or adorable in appearance. The...

May 28, 2014

Coffee is doubtlessly one of the most popular beverages on the face of the earth, (although this writer can't stand it). Not to mention it's many uses in cooking, medicine, and other fields....

May 26, 2014

It's a sad fact that humanity is fast outgrowing our available resources. And with almost all of the available land that's able to grow crops already taken up, science is turning to other...

May 26, 2014

Chocolate is one of the most popular candies on the face of the earth, and is the backbone of a multi-billion dollar a year industry that stretches all the way around the globe. Despite all this...

May 21, 2014

The knife is one of the most useful tools one can have in the kitchen, but it can also be one of the most intimidating to operate for those unfamiliar with handling blades. This handy infographic...

May 21, 2014

Here in the United States, most moviegoers already know what to expect when they go to order theater food. But, as always, cinemas overseas tend to serve a bit more than just popcorn, nachos and...

May 20, 2014

'The Mediterranean Diet', so called due to its prevalence in Spain, Italy and Israel, isn't really a 'diet' in the most commonly used sense of the word. But is more like a...

May 20, 2014

Today is Pick Strawberries Day for anyone who's interested, and it's the perfect excuse to throw together a little collection of some delish strawberry-related recipes. The slideshow...

May 19, 2014

Today is National Devil's Food Cake Day here in the U.S. And if you think it's strange that an entire country could have a day of celebration focused around a cake, then you've clearly...

May 19, 2014

Now, while the idea of watermelon jerky may sound impossible at first, ("But it's almost all water! How can you dehydrate it?!") in reality it's quite easy to make. And not to...

May 17, 2014

Despite what it may look like when you shop at a large convenience store, all fruits aren't always in season. And while it may not make a difference for most people, buying an item of fresh...

May 17, 2014

Tikkis are a sort of fried little cake that's quite popular in India. Most often served fresh and hot from food carts, they are a popular street food in most large Indian cities. They are not,...

May 15, 2014

As an internet food writer, I am mainly paid to produce short blurbs about weird recipes or link articles on growth hormones in spaghetti-Os or something along those lines. But today, I make the...

May 15, 2014

Peanut butter and chocolate go together like few other foods, which is to say, perfectly. And in celebration of this tasty union it seems that more and more recipes for 'peanut butter and...

May 14, 2014

Cupcakes and other desserts are a popular way for foodies to mix-n-match stranger ingredients with run of the mill cake, and it dosen't get much stranger then tomato-based condiments. While it...

May 12, 2014

Chocolate is a 600 billion dollar a year industry, firmly cementing it as one of the largest food markets in the world.  But how much do you really know about chocolate? This infographic hopes...

May 12, 2014

Combining both the tang of Oranges and the sweetness of Strawberries in a single soft, moist bundle of cake goodness, this is one dessert that's sure to evoke thoughts of fresh spring breezes and...

May 12, 2014

Fish and pork aren't really the most common of food pairings, but bacon does go with everything, and apparently trout is no exception to this rule.   Ingredients:   4 trout, gutted (...

May 12, 2014

With Spring having arrived and sweeping in the warmer season, most folks are putting a lot more green into their diet to make up for the bland, veggie-free doldrums of Winter. This recipe for...

May 11, 2014

Cauliflower is often considered the bastard sibling of broccoli, and who can blame anyone, really? They look so alike in shape and texture that it's easy to confuse the two. (Besides the clear...

May 11, 2014

Most folks here in the U.S wouldn't dream of eating any part of the frog, let alone the legs. However, in many parts of the world, the little green fellow is considered a staple of their culture...

May 10, 2014

All food is 'good' for us in the way that it keeps you alive, but some foods have risen above their peers to become known as 'super foods'. The infographic below, (beside containing...

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