Caught mid-air and sent to us by the fabulous May-Li K.
Slowly, hesitantly, Olive arrived at a disturbing new theory: The intentions of the alien visitors were not as benevolent as had been originally claimed.
Save us a leg, Heidi A.
“Dammit, Clive! Whisper – whisper! – sweet nothings in my ear!”
Clive wasn’t picking up what she was throwing down, Chris V. via Wildpark Lüneburger Heide
For the bird of refined tastes, a glorious afternoon’s cracker-tasting is one of life’s most sumptuous pleasures. The heady aroma of the wheat, the piquant delight of the perfectly roasted sesame seed — these infuse the soul with inspiration.
Having said this, it must be confessed that the standard concoction of flour and salt possesses a consistency as dry as one’s own Rabelaisian wit. So one must rejuvenate the palate between courses and ready it for the wonders yet to come.
While many of my colleagues are partial to a mild sorbet for this purpose, I prefer going straight to the source: Nature’s bounty, in this case, a succulent strawberry. The juice should not be too tart; we wish to cleanse the palate, not strip-mine it.
Also, an attendant with a napkin is usually advisable at this stage…
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Call it a hunch, Elizabeth B., but I think Mollie would like that pupcake.
People, why are you wasting your precious time making actual cakes for your dog’s birthday when you know all they want is an awesome sausage with a candle in it?
Yanhg, yanhg, yanhg:
Sender-Inner Dorota says her pup Amy is almost a purebred weiner dog but calls her “95% daschund 5% mystery LOL”
After sitting patiently and staring intently for well over 2 minutes, Earl finally received his treat; but as soon as he took a bite, panic took over:
“What do I taste here…Carrots? Zucchini? Tofu? Wheat Germ?”
‘C’ is for cookie and it’s good enough for – COOOOKIE! yum-yum-yum-yum-yum…
Well hellooooo, little birdies! Oh, do you see something you like…? Is it this delicious walnut? Too bad the tastiest treat on the planet is jusssst out of reach…
Oh my. OK, I did not foresee this seriously terrifying hopping and pecking. How about we go split-sies?
She was an unlikely candidate, but they couldn’t deny that she knew her stuff. Before you could blink, she’d find a perfectly ripe tomato and combine it with the freshest mushrooms to create the most delicious dish you’ve ever tasted.
Yes, Colicchio was impressed; little Marinhare-a was a true Top Chef.
I bet she makes a great cannoli, Carolina H.