Rarely is there an invention in the food world that gets me really, super duper excited. Maybe it's because my palate is, like, totally unsophisticated or, like, whatever, but I'm sorry, grapefruit foam and flavored soups developed by a brain surgeon just don't get my juices flowing. HOWEVER. However. I have just stumbled upon a game-changer in the food world, and I'm beyond thrilled. They're called pizza cones, and ladies and gents?
I think I'm in love.
The imaginative genius behind this marvel is Mike Warren and he first taught the world about his pizza cones via Instructables, a website that allows users to share what they make. Using an empty soda can, Mike shows us how to make our own pizza pies into portable cones of cheesy deliciousness.
Truth be told, I've never had trouble eating a regular old slice of 'za on the go; the shape is inherently handy, so I don't really buy into how much more easy it is to eat a pizza cone, or how much cleaner it is, but that's where my disagreements stop.
The cheese to crust ratio looks terrific in them and slap my ass and call me Sally if these don't look hella fun to eat. I think Mike's got an illustrious culinary career ahead of him, and if he ever decides to run for Senate, he has my vote. He's a visionary and a zeitgeist.
I see nothing stopping this man, except maybe some radical super-orthodox Jewish fundamentalists -- they attacked an ice cream parlor in Jerusalem because they believe that licking cones in public promotes promiscuity. As long they don't find Mike and his ingenious creation, I think there's a bright future for handheld, homemade pizza cones. They're like Hot Pockets, only awesome.
I can't wait to make them. What do you think?
Photos courtesy of mikeasaurus on Instructables.com