13 Aug '12, 3pm

Gummi bear bratwursts are a crime against nature (but apparently taste sort of ok)

Gummi bear bratwursts are a crime against nature (but apparently taste sort of ok)

This should be a rule about food: If you wouldn’t put two things in your mouth at the same time, they should not be combined into a single food. E.g., chocolate and peanut butter: good! Chocolate and mayonnaise: Bad! Therefore, a peanut butter cup is a good idea, and a mayonnaise cup is not. Here is a case study in why we need this rule: Bratwursts stuffed with Gummi Bears. These abominations originated in Minnesota, Forbes reports : Grundhofer’s Old Fashioned Meats has been around since 1983. Its menu boasts 29 flavors of brat—all for $5.49 a pound—including (brace yourself) Bloody Mary, Cherry Almond, Blueberry, Pizza Brat, Chicken Bacon Ranch and, of course, Gummi Bear (followed by the word “seriously” in parenthesis). Now, see, Bloody Mary and bratwurst: yes. Go for it. I would sip my Bloody Mary while I still had meat aftertaste in my mouth. Gummi Bears and bratwurst:...

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