Every year around this time, I'm asked to compile a list of great gift ideas for people who like to cook. As the resident "foodie" in the building, I guess I have some insight into what's trending (or sometimes more importantly what's not trending) in the culinary world.
As a foodie, I tend to follow a lot of blogs and sites that concentrate on the foods we eat. I recently encountered an interesting read from an unlikely non-food related website called Answers.com. The subject this time around was foods that Americans eat that foreigners turn their noses up at.
I think everyone thinks that they're surrounded by the worst drivers in the country while on their daily commute - but - how do those motorists around you rank on a list of the best and worst drivers in the United States? An automobile insurance company recently reviewed statistics and came up with their rankings.
Black Friday - the official "first day of the Christmas shopping season - is almost here. Millions of consumers will hit the stores - early - for the supposed chance to clean up on the best prices of the season.
But are they really the best prices?
People love candy: The average American spends $84 on and consumes about 23.9 pounds of the sweet stuff each year. With all that money and attention, you'd think it would be hard for a candy product to fail. Not true. Many candy products come and go without much notice. Here are 10 variations of popular candies that many people don't realize ever existed.
It's that time of year again; Time to select the "top"-something or another of the past 12 months. New today is the news of what Dictionary.com has selected as their Word Of The Year for 2011: tergiversate.
So what does it mean...