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The 10 Cocktails Teachers Wish They Had While Grading Papers — Teacher Talk

Being a teacher doesn't seem like a job for the weak. I straight-up salute the people who spend hours educating our youth because I couldn't do it. It's a lot of time, energy, money, sweat, and patience on children (or young adults) who aren't even yours. I can't even imagine having that kind of mental and emotional stamina.

What I can imagine is desperately dreaming of a cocktail while working those arduous after-school hours grading papers, supervising detention, or cleaning up after the little rugrats. After all, a little Mai Tai makes all geometry look better, doesn't it?

Here are 10 cocktails teachers I spoke to swore they would love more than that damn red apple your kid keeps bringing them.

Note: This is a tongue-in-cheek list. We have the utmost respect for teachers and while we are sure they would love to have a quick sip while grading papers, we are relatively sure none of them actually indulge.

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A Man Tried to Return Butternut Squash Because He Thought It Was Cheese — Food News

It's a mistake that could happen to anyone — anyone who can't read or is not paying attention while shopping in the produce aisle. A man purchased what he believed to be cubed cheese only to find he bought diced butternut squash. His frustration upon finding squash instead of cheese is a universal sentiment that can be felt by cheese-lovers around the world.

The shopper took his fight to the supermarket to get his return. Witnessing the quest is bystander James Dator, who chronicled the event on Twitter, only for it to go viral.

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From Classy to Trashy, a Ranking of the Best Peach Things — Peachy Keen

All month long on Kitchn we've been talking about the delicious ways to eat a peach. Some peaches are better for different occasions, as Assistant Food Editor Kelli Foster notes in her post about the best peaches to buy for the right moment. We've also given you various recipes, including this gluten-free crisp and this almond peach pit milk (!!!) that you need to make in the next month if you know what's good for you. It's mostly been a practical guide for the peach-lover in all of us.

Well, now that we've given you some non-judgmental options, it's time to lay down some cold hard facts about how peaches sit in our cultural zeitgeist. If you want something delicious and classy, there are only a few peaches that fit the bill, and you need to know about them. We've ranked all the various ways to eat a peach for you in our very scientific matrix that definitely wasn't just some arbitrary thing that I decided to work on. Read this and go forth knowing exactly what you should make and eat this summer.

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A Giant Watermelon Towel Is What Your Summer Has Been Missing — Shopping

Your Instagram feed is probably full of photos of pool floats that look like food, no? (Is that why they call it a feed?) Perhaps you've even posted a few of those pics yourself? We love an oversized slice of pizza, so we can't blame you or anyone else. In fact, we can only encourage you to keep the kitsch going with some equally cute food-themed towels for when you're on dry land.

There are tons of beach towels that make us think of the kitchen (the best place to think of!) and our current favorite is this giant watermelon towel.

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5 Shark Gadgets for Anyone Obsessed with Shark Week — Kitchn Craves

Shark! Shark Week, that is! Discovery's week-long celebration kicks off on Sunday, July 23 at 7 p.m. Of course, you probably already knew that. After all, it's the single greatest week of the year — if you love sharks.

While we're all for sitting on the couch for a week, binging all shows shark-related, you've gotta eat too. Luckily for you, there are tons of shark-themed gadgets that you can use to deck out your kitchen. Just try not to go too overboard. (See what we did there?)

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This Just Might Be the Coolest Pool Party Game of All Time — Shopping

(Image credit: Urban Outfitters)

Your friends can post all the pizza and doughnut pool float pictures they want. We've got something even better. Have you seen this Hot Dog Joust Pool Game at Urban Outfitters? Not only is it food-themed, which we'll always love, but it also just looks like a boatload of fun — way more fun than just lounging there on a giant inflatable ice cream cone.

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