Hotel forgives guest whose room was trashed by hungry seagulls 17 years ago

How nice.

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Hash browns recalled due to golf ball pieces

Yeah.

MATTHEWS, N.C. — A food company is recalling frozen hash browns from stores in nine states because the potatoes may have pieces of golf balls in them.

McCain Foods USA’s recall notice said the golf balls apparently were “inadvertently harvested” along with the potatoes and chopped up. They say the pieces could be a choking hazard, but no injuries have been reported.

The company is recalling two-pound bags of Harris Teeter Brand Frozen Southern Style Hash Browns in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia and Maryland.

It is also recalling Roundy’s Brand Frozen Southern Style Hash Browns from Marianos, Metro Market, and Pick ‘n Save stores in Illinois and Wisconsin.

The hash browns being recalled have the production code B170119 on the back of the bag.

Southern Style Hash Browns. Now with 100% more golf ball pieces! 😉

Putting the ‘colon’ back in ‘colonialism’…

Crickets on campus: Winnipeg chef to add insects to university menu

Win, win, Winnipeg!

A Winnipeg university is taking sustainable eating to a new level by planning a campus menu with crickets and mealworms.

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For the past few months, Kramer has been experimenting with recipes — coming up with ways to use cricket flour, whole crickets and mealworms in dishes students will actually buy and enjoy.

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Kramer usually explains it like this: roasted crickets taste like sunflower seeds — so whatever you’d eat sunflower seeds on or in, crickets are an option.

“If you’re going to eat a flatbread for instance, why not eat one that has seven grams of protein per ounce?” he said.

Mealworms are a bit tougher for people to stomach — they give a tiny “pop” like a pumpkin seed and taste a bit more like a mushroom. Kramer is looking at making high-protein dashi with them — a clear, Japanese broth