Please Stop Putting Cream Cheese In Sushi Rolls
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Please Stop Putting Cream Cheese In Sushi Rolls

The two don't mix.

Friends don't let friends order sushi with cream cheese. It's unacceptable.

A Philly roll is a type of sushi that consists of smoked salmon, cucumber and a dab of cream cheese. Now, I'm from the Philly area, I know how good cream cheese is. That doesn't stop the fact that it doesn't belong in my sushi roll. Ever.

A bagel with cream cheese, yes. Sign me the fuck up. That's the kind of breakfast I'm looking for. A bagel with some Philadelphia Kraft brand cream cheese is one of my go-to early morning meals.

However, cream cheese should never be near my delicious sushi.

Smoked salmon and cucumber? That's mouth-watering. Adding cream cheese? That's like adding turkey to my peanut butter and jelly. Gross. That's something no one should ever do.

Nothing screams sushi like Philadelphia, am I right? The cheesesteak capital of the world obviously goes hand-in-hand with the sushi world. What a combo.

I have an idea. If we do combine cream cheese with anything, you might as well make it Philly-related. I want Philly cream cheese covered all over my cheesesteak. Apparently that's a thing, and it makes my mouth water. Melted cream cheese over nicely grilled steak. Maybe sauteed with some onions? Hell yes. That's what the people need.

I feel bad for the Japanese chefs who spend years upon years working on their craft just to come to the states to poison their magic with cheese loaded in sodium and cholesterol. Typical day in Trump's America.

Let's just be normal. Tuna, salmon, shrimp, yellowtail, crab, maybe even some squid. All that sounds better than cream cheese. If you ask me, I have quite the solution. Forget cream cheese. Give me a little slab of mayonnaise. I would be all about that.

Leave cream cheese out of my sushi. If the words "Can I please order the the Philly roll" comes of out of your mouth, please get out of my life for good.

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5 Totally Amazing Grilled Cheese Recipes You Have To Try

Because who doesn't love grilled cheese?

1. Garlic Bread Grilled Cheese
Merging these two classic snacks is sure to have your taste buds celebrating. This recipe is the perfect combo of garlic-y goodness and gooey, cheesy bliss. Try dipping this sandwich in marinara sauce instead of tomato soup to complete the delectable treat.


2. Caprese Grilled Cheese
Do you absolutely love mozzarella cheese? This grilled cheese is the right one for you. It combines fresh mozzarella, pesto and tomatoes on good thick Italian bread to send your taste buds on an all expense paid trip to Italia. Molto delizioso! Click here for the full recipe.


3. Pizza Grilled Cheese
What do you do when you're craving pepperoni pizza but also a gooey grilled cheese? Combine the two! You can make this delicious sandwich with or without meat to satisfy your cheesy craving. Follow this recipe and you will be left completely satisfied.


4. Blueberry Brie Grilled Cheese
If you're in the mood for something a little bit sweeter, try this fresh and fruity twist on the classically savory dish. The combination of fresh blueberries and soft brie cheese is sure to have you rethinking your grilled cheese habits. Click here for the full recipe.


5. Jalapeno Popper Grilled Cheese
If you like things hot and spicy, try this fiery snack to give your taste buds that kick they desire. Combining the heat from the jalape?os and the cooling factor from the cream cheese, you will be left more satisfied than ever.


If you weren't hungry at the beginning of this post, I bet you are now. Go heat up your skillet and get cooking! Bon appetit!

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The Unicorn Craze From The POV Of Someone Not Into Overly Sweet Things

"You will have but a half-life, a cursed life, from the moment anything unicorn touches your lips."

The unicorn trend has progressively gotten more and more popular as of late with different restaurants jumping on the bandwagon and adding "unicorn" concoctions of their own to their menu.

For those of you who don't already know (and are presumably living under a rock), unicorn food is equal parts overly colorful and overly sweet. Unicorn toast, unicorn milkshakes, unicorn waffles, and now unicorn frappuccinos are taking over.

Starbucks most recent addition is what made everyone go crazy.

I tried the Unicorn Frappuccino because, ya know, how could I not? It was only available for a few days and there was no harm in trying it. However, not being a person keen on very sweet things I wasn't expecting to love it.

Of course my prediction was correct and I only took a sip or two before tossing it, but it looked really pretty on my Snapchat story and that's what counts, right? In my opinion, the addition of the sour blue sauce was overkill. I like coffee and there was not a hint of it in that drink.

Even though a frappuccino doesn't necessarily have coffee, and Starbucks has drinks without coffee in them, the drink seemed more fit for an ice cream shop than a coffee shop. The drink just didn't seem terribly on-brand.

Despite the unpleasant taste of the Unicorn Frap and the typical over-sweetness of most other Unicorn themed food, I still want to try it all. It's hard to resist foods that look so pretty. Between the pretty pastels and glitter it's hard not to at least taste test, even though I can already predict that I'll have had enough after only a bite or a sip.

For people who have a huge sweet tooth, unicorn everything is perfect for you. While there are less than sweet unicorn recipes out there, its safe to assume that most will be fairly sugary. But you never know, so why not try them all?

The Unicorn trend doesn't stop at food either. There are makeup lines, clothing lines, and hair trends that follow through with a unicorn theme. Anything fully rainbow can be considered unicorn, and it's hard to pass up a good rainbow anything.

Other Unicorn products consist of Unicorn toast, The Unicorn Tamale, a Unicorn Shake, a Unicorn Cocktail, a Unicorn Grilled Cheese, Unicorn Makeup, the Unicorn Bagel, and much much more.

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Top 10 Funniest Flavors Made By The Internet In The New Oreo Contest

Twitter is a weird place, man.

Oreo has decided to pull a Lay's on us.

Recently, the cookie company released a limited edition new flavor of Oreos called "Firework", but that's not the only reason to be excited.

Oreo is taking a page out of the Lay's potato chip strategy and are asking fans of the brand to come up with its next flavor. The winning idea is worth a whopping $500,000. And runners-up will earn cash too!

To enter, post your idea to Instagram or Twitter using the hashtags #myoreocreation and #contest. Oreo will select three finalists who will all win $25,000 and see their ideas hit stores next year. Then the masses will vote to select the $500,000 winner.

In honor of this new contest, I've pulled together a list of the most outrageous suggestions for new flavors that the Twitter-sphere has offered so far.

1. Poutine Cheese & Gravy

Excuse me while I puke...

2. Cannabis & Codeine Oreo

We'll call it "The Riff Raff Cookie".

3. Oreo's With A Lean Flavor

Not to be confused with the previous "Cannibas & Codine" suggestion.

4. Kevin's Chili Oreos

At least this would be an easier mess to clean up.

5. Ramadan Kareem Oreos

Not sure this constitutes a flavor.

6. Apple Ciders & Donuts Oreos

OK but like... I'm totally down

7. Catnip Oreos


8. Pickles & Ice Cream Oreos

Not gonna lie, I'm intrigued.

9. Beef Jerky Flavored Oreos

That's gonna be no for me.

10. Buttered Popcorn Jelly Bean On Vanilla Oreos

Ok Satan.

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I Finally Tried Halo Top Ice Cream And Now I Get The Hype

Perfect for those post-breakup blues.

I don't live in the U.S, so when the Halo Top craze hit I didn't understand it since I didn't have access to any, and honestly, at the time I just thought it was a brilliant marketing scheme.

"Low cal" foods were always synonymous with "less delicious" in my mind... boy was I wrong.

After moving to the East Coast this summer, I finally decided to try Halo Top. Well, my boyfriend decided to try it (I just stole the carton from him) and I wasn't disappointed.

We started our Halo Top adventure with their lemon cake flavor. Oh my god. It's rich but not fatty, it's sweet but not too sweet.

There's enough lemon flavor to give it that citric kick, but not so much of it that you think you're eating sherbet instead of ice cream. And before you ask, yes, it tastes like real ice cream--maybe even better.

We finished that pint that very day, but I didn't feel the overwhelming sense of guilt I usually get when I down a pint of ice cream in a single sitting--yes, that kind of thing happens often and no, I don't have an ice cream addiction--and it was easy to understand why. Halo Top ice cream ranges from 240 calories per pint to 320 calories per pint, that's a 25 percent fewer calories than others brands. You heard me, 25 percent.

Their vanilla bean ice cream clocks in at 240 calories per pint, while Ben & Jerry's vanilla ice cream is a whopping 1,000 calories per pint and Talenti's vanilla bean gelato is 760 calories per pint. Doesn't it just make you wonder what the hell they're putting in other ice cream brands?

Its low calorie count makes Halo Top the perfect thing for any college kid looking to indulge in ice cream without going up a jean size. Just think of all the breakups and boy troubles you've had, now imagine those same break-ups if you had Halo Top in your arsenal.

You could cry over your ex and eat ice cream to your heart's content and still look like the "winner" of the break up. You could make boozy milkshakes with your friends and not have to worry about your waistline.

Do you need any other reasons to make the low-cal ice cream switch?

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The Non-Negotiable List Of The Best Food Combinations

Is your mouth watering yet?

1. Peanut butter and jelly.


Truly a classic. I grew up eating PB&J sandwiches, and I will continue eating them well into my adulthood. It's just something about the nuttiness of the peanut butter and the fruitiness of the jelly that works so well. If you don't like peanut butter and jelly... I'm sorry, but are you ok?

2. Peanut butter and honey.


Almost as good (if not as good) as the PB&J. The extreme sweetness of the honey is complimented by the nutty flavor of the peanut butter. Yes, please.

3. Marshmallow and chocolate.


S'mores are about as American as you can get (well, except maybe for apple pie). Honestly, I don't even need the graham cracker, just give me some slightly melted, hot chocolate along with a marshmallow or two, and I'll be happy. The hot, slightly melted chocolate perfectly compliments the sweet, fluffy marshmallow. Are you drooling yet?

4. Pizza and ranch.


Regular pizza toppings preferred (cheese, pepperoni, sausage, the like), but pretty much any type of cheese pizza with a tomato sauce will do. There's just something about the greasiness and cheesiness of the pizza that works so well with the cool, creamy flavor of the ranch. Perfect.

5. Peanut butter and chocolate.


Yes, peanut butter again (can you guess what one of my favorite foods is?). Have you ever tried a Reese's peanut butter cup? Then you know exactly how magical this combination is.

6. Pretzels and chocolate.


The saltiness and crunchiness of the pretzel, combined with the sweetness of the chocolate... pure bliss.

7. Grilled cheese and tomato soup.


The ultimate just-got-home-from-school meal. I will eat grilled cheese and tomato soup until my last day on earth. If I ever see a grilled cheese and tomato soup meal on the menu at a restaurant, you'd best believe I'm gonna order that shit.

8. French fries and ketchup.


I'm talking restaurant-quality french fries and ketchup. Lightly browned, crispy and hot, paired with cool tomato ketchup. Brb, about to drive to the nearest burger joint.

9. Sour cream and onion


This is more of a flavor combination than a food combination, but it still stands (would anyone actually eat an onion covered in sour cream? Just wondering). Sour cream and onion flavored chips are my shit. I could down an entire tube of Pringles in one sitting. I don't know what it is, but it's an amazing flavor combination.

10. Salt and caramel


Salted caramel anything is fair game for me. Salted caramel brownies, fudge, mochas... give it all to me. The sugary caramel pairs so perfectly with the salt. Heaven.