Category Archive: Food

Gendered Elimination?

Since my last few posts have been about creatures taking their pants off, a look at this shaker set seems appropriate: As a set, they have an interesting binary-oppositional relationship.  I’m tempted to… Continue reading

For Those Who Might Like a Fantastic Fork (or a Satisfying Spoon)

In the salt-and-pepper miniverse, it’s not only animals who wear human-type clothing.  Other objects can do it also.  Here, for instance, are a nattily dressed fork and spoon:In addition to wearing aprons–certainly an… Continue reading

A Lobster Dressed for Lobster Fishing.

Here’s an addition to my series of posts on animals in human clothing that introduces a new hat but begins with a memory of some old ones. Some time ago, I wrote a… Continue reading

Eggs Past and/or Eggs to Come

Once more, no eggs are visible in this salt and pepper shaker set But clearly, you can’t have a chicken (or a rooster) without an egg first, right?  And if you have a… Continue reading

The Invisible Egg(s)

In this series of posts, I’ve been focussing on what I have identified as eleven eggs that are part of my salt-and-pepper shaker set collection.  But it has just occurred to me that… Continue reading

The Last Egg

The last egg in my collection of eleven has also appeared previously on this blog in “Go Withs“.  It  is half of this set: It is a golden egg, and so it goes… Continue reading

Eggs, Numbers Nine and Ten

The ninth and tenth eggs in my collection have appeared in a previous entry in this blog–Cute Newt–in which I talk about their intriguing relationship to the American politician Newt Gingrich. These shakers… Continue reading

Hatching

Eggs seven and eight: This pair has chicks busting out all over, none of them in complicated footwear.  they seem much too big for their shells–perhaps as much too big as the pair… Continue reading

One of Chicken’s Children Got Shoes

The fifth or sixth egg of the eleven in my salt and pepper shaker collection is most notable for its footwear: This freak of nature was born with its shoes already on, it… Continue reading

The Moment of Birth (Ab Ovo)

These eggs show some apparently miniature chicks in the process of bursting through their shells: They thus represent the transition from purely abstract, as the eggs in my last post, to cute.  I’m… Continue reading