Weird Foods are All The Rage!

Friday, April 5th, 2013 at 1:49 am . By Dr Joy .

It seems like you can’t walk by a restaurant’s window these days without seeing some strange “Specials” on their menu. Chocolate covered bugs, Dirt themed tastings, Bone Marrow… Just a few years ago diners would have been horrified, but now it’s the trendy thing to do. What’s the strangest food recipes you’ve ever seen or heard about? What’s the strangest recipe you’ve ever been brave enough to try and make yourself? It’s hard enough for me to even think about attempting to cook lobster, so I tip my hat to anyone who’s gone further than that!

Also, be sure check out some of these recipes for a Coca Cola Pork Sandwich (a little less adventurous, but delicious) and a little treat for Hot Pepper enthusiasts on the race to produce the World’s Hottest Pepper!

Coca Cola Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Fried Pickles

My brother-in-law, David, makes a few trays of roasted pork for every major party, which eventually turn into amazing, pulled pork sandwiches. His recipe is simple and can easily be made a day or two in advance. He cooks the pork for six hours and then shreds the meat in its own cooking juices.

I’ve taken David’s famous pork and kicked it up by topping with fried pickles and braising in a Coca-Cola sauce. The vinegar of the pickle balances the sweetness of the pork and adds some crunch to the sandwich… (click here to read more)

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