The cork that is not a cork

October 23, 2010


I went back to Heartland Pantry today and bought some more cheap groceries, and a bottle of Tisdale’s Moscato wine. I’ve never heard of Moscato, but I was in the mood for some wine, even though my stomach will hate me later.

I was incredibly proud of myself for getting the cork out without destroying it – usually I wind up with little bits of cork all over. Then I notice that this cork didn’t expand immediately, and it would probably fit right back in the bottle, saving me the trouble of finding my wine-cap-things.

Then I looked closer. Hmmmmm…..

I'll have to google why they make these.

It’s fake and made from some sort of foam-like plastic. I don’t know how I feel about that. I’m fine with cheap wine, but a fake cork? Really? Just put a screw-top on that bottle – it won’t offend me.

The rest of that wine is going on some chicken.

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Lauren Sommerer is a preschool teacher who likes to build prototypes, grow cats, cook things once, save money, reduce, reuse and recycle.

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7 Responses to “The cork that is not a cork”

  1. Brad Said on:

    I wonder how that cork would burn? To the firepit!


  2. Brad Said on:

    And the caption on the last picture made me laugh. Instead of reading it like it says “I’ll be using this to cook a portion of chicken”, I read it to say “I will be pouring this on the head of the first chicken I find walking around.”


  3. Kristi Said on:

    Is that wine Green???


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