5. Eggplant eating journos unite!
“I need a Monday night eggplant dinner plan. Help please?” — Phoebe Connelly, senior producer, WaPo‘s PostTV. TheGuardian‘s Spencer Ackerman quickly replied, “I got something for you. Check email shortly.” — To which she replied, “Ackerman” with a red heart and purple eggplant emoticons.
4. Pepper eating reporter needs recipe: WTH?
“I’m growing ghost peppers. They’ve turned orange. Should I wait for red or are they ready 2 be picked. Also: recipes?” — NationalReviewOnline‘s Jonah Goldberg.
3. Reporter finds hazelnuts in odd location
“I Found Hazelnuts In My Washing Machine: The Libby Nelson Story” — Vox.com education reporter Libby Nelson.
2. Journos discuss baking chocolate chip cookies
HuffPost’s Elise Foley: “2-Minute Chocolate Chip Cookie For One” is probably the saddest-sounding thing I’ve ever bookmarked.”
Slate‘s Jamelle Bouie: “@elisefoley You could always make a regular chocolate chip cookie dough, and freeze individual servings!”
1. Unnecessary mindless over sharing
“One box, please.” — National Journal‘s serial tweeter Ron Fournier requesting a box of Krispy Kreme donuts this morning on Twitter. Or this: “back atchya,” in response to some other mindless tweeter who wrote, “You’re fine, Ron, I often have a different view, but I always respect yours.” (Big sigh.)