Photo of the Day: Chicken-ier? Frightening

| January 23, 2011

A friend of mine, currently living in the UK (thank you, FRIEND!!), sent me a photo of, what looks to be, ‘chicken’ bouillon cubes.  Is it possible for something, or rather, anything other than a real chicken (or use of a real chicken) to taste…’chicken-ier’?  Funny & Frightening…all at the same time.

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Category: Europe, Health & Nutrition, Photo of the Day, Travel & Culture

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We all have a friend in our lives who is smart, witty, intelligent: you give her cold pasta and chicken and she will whip out a gourmet meal in 15 minutes, she makes chicken soup from scratch for her sick neighborhood even though she is nursing a cold herself… you know that friend who will always be there to drive common sense into you, but doesn’t realize that she is as perfect as they come as a mother, wife and friend. That is our Patty….

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  1. Did anyone notice a few years ago, a fast food company was advertising their new chicken strips as “real chicken”? That was a disturbing commercial, and no one said a word.

  2. rebecca says:

    that is funny remember oxo cubes

  3. Belinda says:

    What the heck is this??

  4. MaryMoh says:

    Oh wow….that’s weird and frightening! Wonder what else or extra is added. I’ll take a look when I go shopping later.

  5. Kate says:

    science + food= some very odd and questionable things for sure

  6. Olive says:

    Weh! What could they’ve possibly added to that to make it taste even more like chicken? A turkey?! lol 😀

  7. Oh boy! What next?


  8. Sook says:

    haha even chickenier…. 🙂

  9. Juliana says:

    Patty, I totally agree with you 🙂

  10. Simply Life says:

    oh that is just strange!…

  11. Peggy says:

    This is definitely crazy! I’ll stick to my homemade stock =)

  12. LOL What a crazy photo!

  13. LOL… that sounds really funny:)

  14. sweetlife says:

    omg, what’s in it???


  15. anything that contains “natural flavour” “chicken flavour” etc — is hiding the MSG in these terms. Chickenier means more glutamates…does the English I grew up with mean anything anymore? Theresa

  16. Angela says:

    I love Oxo cubes! The beef ones make a nice hot, drink on a cold day.

  17. lol. what does chicken-ier taste like? hard to imagine. I can’t beiieve it’s real. I can see your point about frightening too!