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Old 05-28-2009, 03:53 PM
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Lovecraftian Food Ideas

I stole the concept and the first item from Christopher Moore, of course, but I'm looking to develop an entire menu of Lovecraft/Mythos themed food, and strangely enough I think this is the place to look for help.

So far I have:

Eggs Sothoth

Mana-Yood-Sushi

a Shudde-M'elt

French Fries from Yuggoth

A seafood platter called The Haul of Cthullhu

The Bunwich Horror

Dagon and eggs

The Muesli of Erick Zann

and all of the drinks coming under the heading "At the Fountains of Madness".

Really hideously appalling puns are, obviously, welcome.
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Old 05-28-2009, 04:10 PM
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Deleted, Had the same one

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Old 05-28-2009, 04:15 PM
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Lutefisk. You don't even need to give it a Lovecraftian themed name. It's an unspeakable horror just as it is.
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Old 05-28-2009, 04:21 PM
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Lutefisk. You don't even need to give it a Lovecraftian themed name. It's an unspeakable horror just as it is.
That's the second mention of gelatinous cod I've seen in an hour. They were talking about it on NPR on the way home from work. Few scarier foods have ever graced man's lips.
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Old 05-28-2009, 04:32 PM
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Something with HP Sauce. Maybe drizzled over fried calamari with the little tentacles?

There's a cookbook called the Veganomicon, would that be appropriate?
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Old 05-28-2009, 04:42 PM
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the Dunwich gastric horror.
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Old 05-28-2009, 04:51 PM
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Casu Marzu, aka "Maggot Cheese".

People who eat it often cover their faces to keep the maggots from jumping into their eyes.
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Old 05-28-2009, 04:52 PM
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You know that little doohickey that makes a hotdog into an octopus? Get one of those.
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Old 05-28-2009, 04:54 PM
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You know that little doohickey that makes a hotdog into an octopus? Get one of those.
Octo-dog.
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Old 05-28-2009, 05:07 PM
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Needed:

A dark, soundproof chamber.
A somewhat sane person.
Any food.

Take your [PERSON] and lock it in the solitary confinement room without food or contact for 5 days (and make sure they don't sleep!).

Take them out, serve food while making strange noises.

Voila!
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Old 05-28-2009, 05:33 PM
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Killer Thread. Only a Doper Would Know!

I need to buy me an Octo-Dog and hook it up with a Chicago Dog. Fully loaded. And ready to breed.

Cthullhu RULES.

I am going to Bethel, AK (salmon RULES), Homer, AK (oysters RULE), and Belfast, ME (lobster !!!!!!!!!!!)

And where-the-hell is that Okra, that I am convinced that HP Lovecraft modeled his Antarctic horrors after???

The Deep-Fried SOUTH.
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Old 05-28-2009, 05:37 PM
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Old 05-28-2009, 09:56 PM
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Seaweed ice cream. (Deep Sea Water ice cream also available.)

Good luck finding it outside of Japan, though.
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Old 05-28-2009, 10:18 PM
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R'loaf - the bread that will rise from the tin.
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Old 05-28-2009, 10:24 PM
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and all of the drinks coming under the heading "At the Fountains of Madness".
Except the beers. The Great Cold Ones should be kept on ice
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Old 05-28-2009, 10:36 PM
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The beer must be Shoggoth's Old Peculiar.

Background info, and a pleasant waste of time.
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Old 05-28-2009, 10:38 PM
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Gin and Miskatonic. Hey, Arkham if they can't take a joke!

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Old 05-28-2009, 10:39 PM
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Txakoli Kalimotxo Sagardo' Patxaran
Gerezi beltza arno gorriakin
Txipirone Biskotx
Marmitako Talau Chistorra
Cuajada


SPOILER:
Sadly, that's not an incantation to the Elder Gods, it's a list of Basque food and drinks.
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Old 05-28-2009, 11:14 PM
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That's the second mention of gelatinous cod I've seen in an hour. They were talking about it on NPR on the way home from work. Few scarier foods have ever graced man's lips.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Century_egg
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Old 05-29-2009, 12:35 AM
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Don't forget to try the Hastur browns. They're unspeakably delicious.
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Old 05-29-2009, 12:46 AM
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Cocktails are also quite popular. Might I suggest the Blind Idiot God. Made with Everclear and Thorazine.
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Old 05-29-2009, 07:39 AM
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How about some simple fare, like a bag of Mi-Go Munchies or a peanut butter-and-shoggoth sandwich ?
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Old 05-29-2009, 07:40 AM
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You could go Caribbean, and have Curry Goat (with a Thousand Young).

Pickapeppa's Model

Mmmm, Deep One roe...

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Old 05-29-2009, 09:02 AM
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Pickman's Gobble (something with turkey?)

Herbert West: Re-Onion-Tater (fried potatoes with onions)
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Old 05-29-2009, 11:12 AM
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Victuals you Couldn't Raise nor Buy brand Long Pork. - "Makes yer blood tickle!"
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Old 05-29-2009, 11:46 AM
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Casu Marzu, aka "Maggot Cheese".

People who eat it often cover their faces to keep the maggots from jumping into their eyes.
I've seen many, many maggots over the years and I have never seen them jump. They just wriggle a lot.

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Not to be confused with "Octo-mom".
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Old 05-29-2009, 02:08 PM
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Hash Brown Jenkins!
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Old 05-29-2009, 02:23 PM
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Eldritchberry wine?
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Old 05-29-2009, 03:10 PM
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Scallops Over Innsmouth - A blasphemous hybrid of fresh caught deep sea denizens and Innsmouth brand rice. The recipe for the sauce was created by 14th century mystic Abdul the Hungry, who is well known to have been force-fed the dish by invisible creatures, driving mad the many onlookers.

Served with lemon.


Ratatouille in the Walls
- A thick stew of ancient otherworldy plant beings, served between cyclopean walls of our famous Miskatonic Mashed potatoes. This dish is tastier than your enemies!

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Old 05-29-2009, 03:23 PM
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Oooh! One more!

Collards out of Space - Collard greens bathed in aetherous stellar engergies until they wither into a writhing mass that will melt in your mouth!

Today's special cocktail is The Whiskey in the Darkness - Fine Anglo-Scotch whiskey blended with the ebon waters of an eldrich fountain in far-off Kadath.

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Old 05-29-2009, 03:30 PM
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For dessert, why not try our Nyarlatho-Tapioca pudding? - A sweet, viscous sauce suspending spheres of grain not unlike the spores of an ancient race.
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Old 05-30-2009, 12:03 AM
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Brilliant stuff, everyone. Thanks.
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Old 05-30-2009, 12:11 AM
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What's an order of nice tentacle sushi without some Mi-go soup?
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Old 05-30-2009, 08:42 PM
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Somewhere there has to be a place for Spotted Dick in this feast.
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Old 05-30-2009, 09:22 PM
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or Tsathoggua in the Hole.
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Old 05-30-2009, 09:22 PM
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Scallops Over Innsmouth - A blasphemous hybrid of fresh caught deep sea denizens and Innsmouth brand rice. The recipe for the sauce was created by 14th century mystic Abdul the Hungry, who is well known to have been force-fed the dish by invisible creatures, driving mad the many onlookers.

Served with lemon.


Ratatouille in the Walls
- A thick stew of ancient otherworldy plant beings, served between cyclopean walls of our famous Miskatonic Mashed potatoes. This dish is tastier than your enemies!
Your ideas intrigue me; I wish to subscribe to your newsletter, and worship your elder gods from beyond the deep.
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Old 05-30-2009, 09:58 PM
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Omelets Niggurath (With goat cheese and black thousand year eggs) : A putrid dish served in the darkest swamps of the Lousiana bayou, colored black with thousand year eggs and sprinkled with cheese from a rabid goat

The Great Delicious race of Yith: Horrifying cone shaped onion tower surrounded by squid tentacles and unnameable seafood

Shoggoth Tofu: A colorless mass of tofu, bulbous and restless, with polyps of green onions drizzled with blasphemous dark soy sauce

At the Buffett of Madness: Any combination of buffett food, as long as it drives men mad at the mere sight of it. The plate could be etched with the forbidden language of a long dead alien race whose message brings doom to whoever pieces together its puzzle

The Chicken of Charles Dexter Ward: A reincarnated chicken, stuffed into its own progeny. Sort of a like an evil turducken
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Old 05-30-2009, 10:29 PM
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Fillet of Soul?
Pray it gets eaten first!
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Old 05-30-2009, 10:41 PM
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By a strange coincidence, that's our Entree of the Dark. Our patrons have told us that while it is quite tasty, actually looking at it makes them lose their appetite. And their sanity.

This has happened often enough that most of our staff are quite good at translating drooling mumblings.

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Old 05-31-2009, 10:45 AM
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Your ideas intrigue me; I wish to subscribe to your newsletter, and worship your elder gods from beyond the deep.

I have put you on our reservations list. A table for one, for all eternity, with a good view of the unspeakable horrors.
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Old 05-31-2009, 10:51 AM
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YogSosoth, Evil Turducken would be an AWESOME band name. Form that band and you have a good shot at being house band.
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Old 05-31-2009, 10:59 AM
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Lime jello marshmellow cottage cheese surprise. I've made heaps!
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Old 05-31-2009, 01:37 PM
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The Vol-au-vent of Randolph Carter - Enjoy the light, flaky exterior, but send your friend to investigate the filling.

The Brats of Ulthar - Very sleek and fat do these sausages appear, and sonorous with purring content.

The Shroom That Came to Sarnath - Behold a sauteed fungus of great and terrible portent.

The Lurking Paneer - This curry has a firm, cheesy secret at the bottom of the bowl.

Necronom-nom-nomicon - Flee the monster which comes in search of this cookie, its eyes a shapeless congeries of googly putrescence.

Oh, and one more from India:
The Dhal of Cthulhu

The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all of this meal's contents.
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Old 05-31-2009, 03:13 PM
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Oh, and one more from India:
The Dhal of Cthulhu

Bravo! Good one!
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Old 06-01-2009, 12:19 PM
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R'lyeh Hushpuppies: Cyclopean hushpuppies, redolent of spheres, made in a fashion inconsistent with Euclidean geometry. Stuffed with squid tentacles and brooding in a slimy tartar ooze

Azathoth Fondue: Made by a blind, idiot chef, this cheese fondue bubbles and boils within its own nuclear chaos, surrounded by sycophantic revelers amidst the piping of a distant flute
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Old 06-03-2009, 09:41 PM
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Well done! I modestly submit...

Baked Innsmuth - a placid island of ignorance and meringue in the midst of black seas of infinity. Served with raspberry sauce that shudders with an unholy serpentine light.

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Old 06-03-2009, 09:46 PM
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The Frightening Vegimite!

The scary wisdom of old Pa Ella!

And of course the monster living in the French/Swiss Alps... the horrid Blancmonge!
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Old 06-04-2009, 10:37 PM
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I wish there is an Iron Chef episode on this...
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Old 06-05-2009, 10:09 AM
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The Dessert that came to Sarnath: A 3 layer fudge sundae darker than the gulf between the stars, served in a bowl carved like the idol of a long dead civilization

Kadath, the Frozen Yogurt: A dreamlike yogurt, mountainous and topped with the broken remnants of nuts on one side, and gaunt and barren on the other side facing away from the favor of the gods
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Old 06-05-2009, 10:16 AM
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And for a Moroccan installment...

Beware of the Tzatziki!

The evil Kharkoum (turmeric)

I'd be afraid of the... Libzar (pepper)

The Crazy Maadnous (parsley)
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