COOKING WITH THE FORCE
Baking often requires some precise timing that really makes us wish we were more Force sensitive. Not only could we feel it when our cupcakes have reached the perfect doneness just by how the Force flows through them, but we could also use our Force powers to frost one batch across the room while taking the next batch out of the oven. And if the Jedi Masters don’t approve of this use of Force powers? Well, we hear the Dark Side is recruiting, and that they’re always down with baked goods.
Whip up something tasty in the kitchen with these Star Wars Pinache Spatulas, and you’ll have both the light side and the dark competing for your culinary confections. But you will have to choose your side: Rebel with the Rebel insignia in pink and gold, or join the Dark Side with a Stormtrooper helmet in gold and black. Whichever side you ultimately choose, our stomachs are the real winners in this galactic war.
On a dark, haunted night, a Russian oligarch dares a circle of international chefs to play the samurai game of 100 Candles--where each storyteller spins a terrifying tale of ghosts, demons and unspeakable beings--and prays to survive the challenge.
Inspired by the Japanese Edo period game of Hyakumonogatari Kaidankai, Hungry Ghosts reimagines the classic stories of yokai, yorei, and obake, all tainted with the common thread of food.
First course: With bad consequence, a ramen chef refuses to help a beggar, and a band of pirates get more (and less) than they were bargaining for after their encounter with a drowning woman turns ghastly.
Hungry Ghosts is cooked up by the infamous author and chef, Anthony Bourdain (Kitchen Confidential, Emmy-Award winning TV star of Parts Unknown) and acclaimed novelist Joel Rose (Kill, Kill, Faster, Faster, back again from their New York Times #1 best seller, Get Jiro!). Joining them this issue are stellar artists Alberto Ponticelli and Vanesa Del Rey, with amazing color by Jose Villarrubia, and a drop-dead cover by Paul Pope