Happy Accidents: 4 Foods That Almost Didn't Exist
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CFunk July 31, 2014
An abominable snowman sat on my ice cream cone and it turned into an ice cream sandwich. I am now wealthy beyond my wildest dreams with my ice cream sandwich fortune. I just wish that damn Yeti would shut up about his cut.
Ranch M. January 26, 2014
i once forgot the teriyaki chicken wings in the oven over night. i had made them for a prty and was keeping them warm at 200 degrees. my husband still fondly remembers the teriyaki jerky i made
Chris B. June 8, 2013
Worcestershire Sauce. Lea and Perrins mixed up a barrel of sauce from a wide variety of ingredients including anchovies and tamarind paste. The sauce was so strong and foul smelling that the barrel of it got stashed in the basement and forgotten for a few years. It was discovered and opened later, and the fermented sauce had turned delicious... and smelled delicious as well.
Tamarind paste...I had no idea! Love these brave souls who have no qualms about eating something that's been in their basement for years.
Michele H. June 7, 2013
Potstickers: there is a legend in China about how potstickers were a chef's attempt to cover up burning his dumplings by serving them as a delicacy. Here's one version of the story: http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Pot-Stickers-357550 Another attributes them to peasants using leftovers from a picky empress http://www.shanghaiguide.org/Wo-Tip-Dumplings-2745.html
ZombieCupcake June 7, 2013
The wonderfully diverse sandwich..
creamtea June 7, 2013
Life imitates art: my couscous just boiled over as I read the first sentence....
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