Models Covered in Sweets Test The Boundaries of What’s Sexy and Hunger-Inducing

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Attractive and well-lit models always make for a successful photo shoot. As does some yummy food, styled to perfection. But when combining the two… how far can this be taken before your photos are void of sexuality and no longer make the viewer hungry?

Photographer Keith Allen Phillips recently tested these boundaries, with Messy — a photo series that merges the inherent sexuality of an attractive model with some well-placed junk foods.

By combining the two — in some cases making the models unrecognizable — we’re left to wonder if this series is still sexy, hunger-inducing, or just plain gratuitous. Thoughts?

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The Snackpack is a Backpack Made Entirely of Junk Food

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If the kids are looking for a delicious new backpack, the concept of the Snackpack is here to help.

Created by food-blogger Christina Guan, the yummy carrying apparatus is created entirely with junk food. Even the straps, which are fruit chews taped together.

It will certainly help keep the kids from getting hungry during the day. Although, it might encourage them to wear their backpack backwards.

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Root Beer Float Oreos Exist

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Oreo, who appears to be on some sort of mission to stuff every flavor imaginable in their cookies, is now offering Root Beer Float Oreos.

Not much info is available yet on where to find the new Oreos. But a safe bet is that they’ll pop up in your local Wal-Mart, as most of these specialty flavors do.

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When Jesus Shows Up In Food

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Jesus is omnipresent. At least that’s what we’re taught in Sunday school. And, if we’re to believe that Jesus is everywhere, then it only makes sense that he would occasionally make an appearance in our favorite foods.

Here are a few examples of Jesus showing up unexpectedly while people are simply trying to enjoy lunch. And remember, if you’d like to intentionally print Jesus on your food, we’ve got you covered.

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Kit-Kat

Banana

Marmite

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Potato Chip

[intentional Jesus here, photos via Buzzfeed]

How To Make Your Own Twinkies

So, by now you’ve probably heard… Hostess is broke, leaving an uncertain future for its line of beloved snack cakes. However, before you start hoarding boxes of Twinkies… Why not consider making your own brand of the yellowish creme-filled sponge cake at home?

Sure, the recipe by Instructables member scoochmaroo won’t have all of those twelve-syllable ingredients from the Hostess version. And, unlike the now defunct Twinkie, your homemade version probably won’t survive a nuclear holocaust. However, they will be oblong, yellow, and have convenient creme holes. So, you’ll never have to wonder how they got the filling in there — since you’ll be doing the honors yourself. Recipe here.

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