People are weird. Whether gobbling sofa cushions or creating demonic cheese sculptures, people have done some crazy stuff this year when it comes to eating and food.
Companies are just as guilty (run by people coincidentally) and have also provided some wonderful food blog fodder throughout 2011.
Even jailhouse inmates got in on the fun, proving that whether you're free or incarcerated, food can make people do some nutty things.
We've amassed five of the weirdest food- and eating-related stories of 2011 for your reading pleasure. We recommend a shot (or ten) of cuckoo juice before you start reading. Bon appètit!
5. Satanic Cheese Sculptures
Cheese is a beautiful thing, so why would someone want to desecrate it by turning it into inedible (not to mention unbearable) cheese sculptures?
4. Welch's Lies About Its Juice
We all know that pomegranate was the "it" fruit for a while (before açaí). Suddenly hundreds of products began touting their pomegranate content. Apparently some companies weren't telling the whole truth, leading to frivolous lawsuits and funny anecdotes.
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Some people eat batteries, sponges, and laundry detergent. Why? This is a case where instead of letting your freak flag fly, you gotta put a lid on your crazy.
1. Honey Buns
Florida prisoners eat about 270,000 honey buns a month. You'd be surprised to learn what they do with all of that doughy, sugary mess.