What better way to celebrate the life of beloved children's book author and illustrator, Dr. Seuss (née Theodor Seuss Geisel) than with a stack of his books and plate full of Seussian reading snacks? Taken straight from the beloved rhymes of our youth, here are 10 Seuss-centric dishes to celebrate his birthday today.
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Spherification has historically been the gateway drug for many an aspiring at-home modernist cook. It's got wow-factor. I mean, you're turning liquid into a semi-solid spherical state for goodness sakes, and it's edible. It's also not too hard to get your hands on the necessary chemicals, which are naturally-occurring and plant-derivative. This is not only an homage to Dr. Seuss but an ideal appetizer to serve to skeptical guests who may be reticent to embrace modernist trends.
This week at Serious Eats World Headquarters, we found a not-so-baby-carrot in our baby carrot bag, made Dr. Seuss proud with all our green eggs consumption, and said goodbye to summer intern Leah. Check out our week!
"I would not like them here or there. I would not like them anywhere. I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them, Sam I Am." —Theodore Geisel, or Dr. Seuss, who would have been 105 today...