Pimp My Munchies: Birthday Cake Oreos

OREO HITS THE BIG 100 TODAY. To honor the best-selling cookie of the 21st century and 100 years of snacking, Kraft is launching a worldwide, multimedia campaign with the theme “Celebrate the kid inside.” In addition to video and print advertisements, Kraft is airing commercials in fifteen different countries that will showcase moments in which Oreos bring out the inner kid in everyone, according to a New York Times article.

Obviously, no birthday is complete without cake and sprinkles. So, Kraft is pimping out the Oreo frosting and adding sprinkles in a limited-time, special edition “birthday cake Oreo.” Grab yourself a package of these tasty cookies to enjoy with a glass of milk. If you’re not down with the classics, test out some of these recipes, after the jump  Continue Reading

Pimp My Munchies: Tabasco Chipotle Pepper Sauce

As I’ve acquainted myself with the culinary life at Brown University, several truths have become apparent, which I will now communicate with a series of simple similes:

  1. Getting through the Ratty and V-Dub at mealtime is like navigating Heathrow during the holiday season.
  2. Waiting on line at Blue Room is like waiting in the deli line at Zabar’s.
  3. A Spicy Chicken With is like the first time I watched Clerks (in other words, revelatory).
  4. Unsweetened Nestea is to diet beverages what Kristen Wiig is to SNL; surrounded by lots of other bland, uninteresting peers it establishes itself as totally awesome.

But one truth stands out among all others: Dorm room munchies, no matter how tasty, are always in need of more flair, Chotchkie’s status.

Therefore, I am beginning a series of posts dedicated to simple, cheap additions to your dorm room goodies that will make them taste better than 96.5% of the stuff Rachel Ray has ever cooked. Read up on the munchie-altering powers of Tabasco Chipotle Pepper Sauce after the jump.

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