Words and Images by Betsy DiJulio

Lessons from a French Kitchen by Richard Goodman

Limits by Dinah Lenney

Slaughterhouse by Marissa Landrigan

Home is Where the Beer Is by Adam Blake Wright

Navel Gazing by Samuel Stinson

The Sacred Canon by Betsy DiJulio

Game Over by PES

A Return to M.F.K. Fisher by Leo Racicot

Two Poems by L.A. Ashby

Dame Factor Inc. by Melanie Abramov

With Mangoes by Grace Pauley

Table 7 by Marko Slavnic

Monster Roll by Dan Blank

Revenge by Lernert and Sander

Poor Girl Gourmet by Amy McCoy

The First Taste by Saatchi & Saatchi and Heckler

Samba Salad by Sandra Kaas

flatten by Kay van Vree and Hugo de Kok

Ways of Cheddar Chex Mix by Megan Kimble

Menupoems 2014

Chocolate Bunny by Lernert and Sander

The Traveller Eggs by Nora Silva

Interview by Peggy Wolff

Fermentophone by Joshua Pablo Rosenstock

Lycopersicum by Uli Westphal

Cupcake Canon by Johnny Cupcakes and Kamp Grizzly

Street View Supermarket by Liat Berdugo

Modern Art Desserts by Caitlin Freeman

Travel Around the Hob by Nora Silva

Marzipan in Toledo by Kristen Hemlsdoefer

10,000 Items or Less by Blair Neal

Menupoems 2013

How to Explain It to My Parents by Lernert & Sander

The Burger Foundation by Michelle Ellsworth

Bebe Coca-Cola by Décio Pignatari

Tournedo Gorge by Kathi Inman Berens

Food Remix by Michelle Ellsworth

Interview with Darra Goldstein

Eating on Berry Street by Emily Nemens

In the Most Unlikely Places by Jason Bell

The Birthplace of the Tomato by David Wanczyk

Pot Luck by Cindy McCain

Secret Foods


Secret Food

Here's what Alimentum readers eat on the sly, all alone, after midnight . . .

Rice Krispie's Treat
French Milk Jam
Hydrox Cookies
Reese's egg
vegetarian chili
cheese puffs
hot cocoa
honeycrisp apple
peanut butter pretzels
hot cocoa
sour cream
Kit Kat Bar
Arby's sign
chocolate ice cream
cream of rice
chili dog
elbow pasta
whipped honey
Turnip cakes
Underwood deviled ham
pop tarts
popeye's biscuits
braised short rib
mini chocolate covered donuts
lasagna florentine
cotton candy
fluffernutter sandwich
cheese dip
potato chip
pitcher of beer
sweet potato fries
smoked fish
Junior Mints box
chocolate frosting with sprinkles
blooming onion
meatloaf and potatos
Manner Wafers package
Snickers bar
BBQ chips
Cadbury creme egg
pistachio ice cream
pack of saltines
preserved lemons
beef jerky
raw chocolate chip cookie dough
Tostitos Queso dip label
frosted animal cookies with sprinkles
crispy edge of cooked cheese
Hershey bar with almonds
peanut butter in jar
stacks of white, dark and milk chocolate
close up: Triscuit cracker
egg rolls
close up: succotash
chocolate chips
Fluff jar
mint chocolate chunk ice cream

 Secret Food Photo Credits

Miller's Chicken, Athens, Ohio image from campusmenus.com.

Salt & Pepper Potato Chips image from Amazon.com.

Licorice pastels image from The Little Sweet Shop.

We are delighted to feature images from photographers on Flickr who have generously made their work available through Creative Commons.

yksin, Canned kippers"Kippered Seafood Snacks"
add1sun, "Hot Chili Sauce"
robbplusjessie, "carrots"
colon+right.bracket, "rice krispie square"
Like_the_Grand_Canyon, "Bonne Maman Confiture Au lait"
christinelu.china, "Menudo - Jaun's Fiesta, Montebello"
Chazz Layne, "IMG_9620 (Hydrox cookie)"
Like_the_Grand_Canyon, "Reese's peanut butter egg"
sleepyneko, "vegetarian chili"
carbonated, "cheese puffs"
rdpeyton, "Strozzapreti with Mushrooms"
fortinbras, "Honeycrisp Apple"
misterjt, "Afternoon Snack"
Cowgirl Jules, "Homemade Tortilla"
rocket ship, "hot cocoa"
Andrew Huff, "duck confit mac’n’cheese"
rmkoske, "pretty mold"
oskay, ""fun size""
Roadsidepictures, "Bisquick, 1997"
vision63, "Arby’s South San Francisco"
stu_spivak, "gelato"
haleysuzanne, "Blackberry Cobbler-01"
stu_spivak, "rice pudding"
jasonlam, "01 chili dog"
HatM, "Pasta and spiced frankfurter"
rox sm, "Honey Mousse (I)"
Andreas_MB, "Ski Queen (Brown Cheese)"
Chip Smith, "Turnip Cakes"
cfinke, "McDonald's fries - Ad"
Scorpions and Centaurs, "some canned meats"
gordasm, "The let-down Pop Tarts™ for second breakfast"
LadyDucayne, "Popeye's Chicken and Biscuits, Castaic"
stu_spivak, "braised short rib"
S. Diddy, "chocolate doughnuts"
Danielle Scott, "Lasagna Florentine"
operativegabriellogan, "S7300178"
Misoponia, "No, not cotton candy"
Yogma, "I <3 Bacon"

Erica Hall, "I love mayonnaise"
magerleagues, "Cheesy queso dip"
Burger Baroness, "100-3158"
russelljsmith, "IMG_3627"
termie, "finally found the cheap beer, 23CZK"
jblyberg, "Sweet Potato Fries"
schopie1, "Chubby Mary"
Spoungeworthy Redux, "Junior Mints..they're refreshing!"
stu_spivak, "bruschetta"
Rachel from Cupcakes Take the Cake, "Chocolate ice cream cone cupcake from The Treats Truck"
NWharry, "blooming onion"
Bolero2005, "Meatloaf"
Jessica N. Diamond, "Popcorn"
angusf, "Manner Original Neapolitaner"
TheTruthAbout..., "snickers bar"
inuyaki, "BBQ Chips"
pamramsey, "evil, evil eggs!"
Raelene G, "Mango & Bangoong"
SauceSupreme, "Pistachio Ice Cream"
Marco Arment, "Mutant crackers"
jules:stonesoup, "preserved lemons"
heipei, "Mmmmm, Muffins"
D.L., "beef jerky"
ginnerobot, "cookie dough"
Lara604, "Pretzel 3/4 view"
newsongNY, "Queso"
Ingorr, "‘C’ is for Cookie Parade!!"
TheGirlsNY, "Cheese Crisp"
DRB62, "Hershey's"
foodistablog, "Photo of Peanut Butter"
Geminigeek, "Chocolate"
Carey Tilden, "Can opener in action"
quinn.anya, "Salty Triscuit"
Alexandratx, "DSC-2887"
thebittenword.com, "Sweet Corn Succotash"
ayelie, "Chocolate chips"
ginnerobot, "fluff"
Ollie Crafoord, "Ice Cream! Mine!"

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