Hot Dogs and Pepto-Bismol Go Hand in Hand; Your New Favorite Placenta Recipe

Apparently, the best way to shoot photographs of food is to do it in bright sunshine. [NY Times]

This year's Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest will be sponsored by Pepto-Bismol. [Wall Street Journal]

A new report reveals that nine out of 10 Americans eat too much salt, with many of us getting more than twice the recommended daily amount. [Reuters]

After a Ryanair plane was stuck on the tarmac for four hours, police in Scotland decided to buy Mars bars and water to feed starving passengers on the force's dime. [Guardian]

Not sure what to do with your placenta after you give birth? Cut it into steaks, marinate it in a soy, sesame, garlic, and ginger sauce, and fry it. [Salon/Food]

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