If there’s one thing you ought to do right as a host, it’s desserts. There is always some holiday right around the corner, so there’s never been a better time than now to forget that fad diet you’re half-heartedly committing to, buy one of the best-selling dessert cookbooks around, and start baking scrumptious treats for your loved ones (and yourself, of course). To assist you on your quest to baking perfection, we’ve compiled the very best dessert cookbooks on the virtual shelves today.
In 2015, travelers spent a whopping 235.4 billion on food services, contributing to about 30 percent of total traveling spending in the US. If you’re someone who’s traveled around America and spent half of your wallet on food, you probably know every dollar isn't always worth it. Quality of food, expenses, and service contribute to either a poor or amazing experience, wherever you are traveling. The cultural and diverse food options across the country, which often provide insight into the background of a particular city, can be an ardent motive to spend money. Now, let’s find out if your next destination will be worth your money with this list of the best and worst cities for foodies.
Economic globalization may have its pitfalls, but foodies can at rejoice in the fact that along with inexpensive do-it-yourself furniture, classy alcohols, and cutting-edge electronics, the world’s countries are also exporting the secrets of their most interesting food delicacies. The next time you want to wow party guests with obscure food trivia, or even delight their palates with a nouveau dish, use one of these most interesting food delicacies to cue their awe.
There is an alarming percentage of food brands owned by Monsanto. Since the beginning of the 20th century, Monsanto Company has maintained a large presence in the industrialization of agriculture. As time has passed, we’ve seen that this corporation has done far more harm than good. From incorporating artificial additives to genetically modifying organisms, Monsanto has smeared their name on the world’s agricultural landscape. You’ll learn the food brands owned by Monsanto, and you’ll see why this is the last time you buy from them again.
If some foods can make you hungrier than before, than what's the point of dieting? According to a study done in 2012, 52 percent of Americans believed doing their taxes was easier than figuring out how to eat healthy. That makes selecting the nearly 2,000 pounds of food Americans eat each year more of a challenge than a basic chore. In addition to figuring out what to eat, some would argue that figuring out the best times to eat specific items to power yourself throughout the day is a hassle. These days, it seems like there are caveats in place warning of the pitfalls for every food group–even fruit, which we are recommended to eat as many as, but NOT more than, four servings daily. While that is surprising, there are some foods that have been on the list of food no-nos for years. These foods are tasty entering the mouth but they add no nutritional value, and can seriously damage both your waistline and quality of life. Some food has been proven to make you hungrier, completely opposite its intended effect of curbing your hunger pains. That has a lot to do with salt and sugar content, whether naturally occurring or added to a food for enhanced flavor.
During the Civil War, food shortages were common and soldiers needed to be able to carry food for days. Consequently, the food they ate was meant to keep people alive, with a rare delight mixed in here and there.