I would never walk around the Out office carrying a slice of pizza -- that would be like showing up at a vegan potluck with a few sticky pounds of baby back ribs in your picnic basket. Still, there's no way I could feel guilty about occasionally noshing on less-than-healthy, non-macrobiotic delights (bacon egg and swiss sandwiches after a crazy night out) after reading my favorite new blog, This Is Why You're Fat. They list ridiculous, impossibly fattening and hysterical foods found on various food and photo sites. Too-skinny gays be damned!
My absolute personal favorite is Turbaconucken. No -- it's not a sex position or a disparaging term for a Canadian -- it's a Turducken (Turkey stuffed with a duck, stuffed with a chicken) wrapped in bacon.
Simply divine! But there's other bacon entries that are truly excessive, like 2 pounds of bacon wound around a two pound sausage and covered in barbecue sauce, weird entries like a sixty pound rice crispy treat, or truly disgusting ones, like the romlette (an omelette made of Ramen noodles). Hurl!
I swear, this hilarious blog was made for the millions of Paula Dean-worshipping Americans who stuff their faces all day, thinking about quantity over quality. Or maybe it's to make fun of them? Either way -- I'm right there with them and I'll keep tuning in for new recipe ideas until my heart explodes (from adoration and/or grease)!
-- JOSEPH ALEXIOU
Previously > February 13 is "Shred Your Ex" day