Category Archives: food

More math food blogging: I may need some help from my Southern friends.

I think I may have an eating problem. Or just a eating mathematically problem. Here’s my problem today. Delicious, delicious pigs-in-a-blanket (from pillsbury.com): Pigs-in-a-blanket, for the uninitiated, are little hot dog/sausage type things warmly embraced by crescent rolls dough. In … Continue reading

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Area, Overlap, and Sandwich Meat Efficiency

I find myself writing about food a lot on this here blog. I’m starting to wonder if one could construct a whole thematic unit around the Math of Food. Or create a “meal” from appetizer, main course, and desert items. … Continue reading

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Can we make an even “edgier” brownie pan? What about the “perfect” brownie pan?

Artifact This, my friends, is part math, part food, part art, all deliciousness: It’s the all edge brownie pan, which I found from my new Favorite Website of All Time, Reasons to Go Broke. Here’s the description from the Amazon … Continue reading

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