From an olive oil cocktail to Cheetos-topped broccoli (really, that’s a dish), check out the most delicious things our PEOPLE staff couldn’t stop eating — and talking about — this week.
Remember our definitive list of all the pumpkin spice foods out this season? That was fun. But it left us hungry, and wondering: Do those foods actually taste like pumpkin spice? And, more importantly, is that a good thing or a bad thing?
From mini pulled pork sliders to cheesy prosciutto pasta, check out the most delicious things our PEOPLE staff couldn’t stop eating — and talking about — this week.
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We love to eat around here (if you follow us on Instagram, you know this to be true), and we love sharing photos of what we’re tasting even more. From crab feasts to pumpkin beer, here are the most delicious things we devoured this week.
WHAT IS IT: Ghost Pepper Super Hot Candy Balls, a new candy made with two of the hottest peppers in the world ($9.99 for about 30 balls at ThinkGeek.com)
WHO TRIED IT: A brave team ofstaffers willing to sacrifice their taste buds to the pepper gods
WHY WE DID IT: The promise of ice cream at the end
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WHAT IS IT: Butterfly, Mariah Carey‘s new bottled drink ($1.99 each at Walgreen’s nationwide)
WHO TRIED IT: Any PEOPLE.com staffers curious enough to come to our office taste test
WHY WE DID IT: Love of Mariah? Super thirsty? Free drinks? Motives differed.
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WHAT IS IT: A molasses-like natural sweetener derived from an Andean root
WHO TRIED IT: Brooke Showell, PEOPLE.com contributor
WHY SHE DID IT: Because a spoonful (or three) of yacon a day keeps the pounds away, according to Dr. Oz
Walk into a liquor store these days and you’ll find a dizzying array of novelty vodka flavors, from bacon to Cinnabon. (Yes, your favorite mall pastry can now get you drunk. Cheers.)