A Halloween costume can often be an extension of your personality. And for people who love to eat well, dressing up in some food-related outfit is a natural choice. But picking the right costume is fraught with peril. If you're clever and creative enough you could be the hit of the party, but make the wrong choice and you'll be broadcasting to the world that you're an idiot.
www.overstock.com With costumes, as with menus,it pays to choose wisely
Yesterday we told you about some of our favorite Halloween costumes for food lovers. Here are five ridiculous costumes that are scary for all the wrong reasons.
Halloween may have candy and pumpkins, but it isn't known as a food holiday the way Thanksgiving, say, or even Valentine's Day are. But food lovers who generally have one thing on their mind every other day of the year don't make an exception for October 31. While others may go as zombies or vampires or Rick Perry, foodies will predictably be dressing up as comestibles.
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We wanted to see what other food-obsessed people are going as this year. Here are some of the funniest, wackiest, and most original costumes we found.More »
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Yesterday, we shared our list of the 10 dishes to avoid ordering on your Valentine's dates, from stinky garlic to messy barbecue, ugly oysters to wings that zing--too much and in the wrong places. But some restaurants should just be avoided altogether, no matter what's on the menu. Let us share our list of the five local dining spots that we feel can only lead to heartbreak--or even worse, heartburn.
Photo from MN150Years.org "You're the one who said to order the scampi!"
Valentine's Day is a perfect excuse for journalists and bloggers to inundate the masses with lists and recommendations of romantic restaurants. Thousands of words are expended every year recapping which eateries boast the best wines or have the most intimate dining accommodations. But here's a list that might be just as useful: 10 dishes to avoid when seated across from that special someone.
The Super Bowl is fast approaching. It is the day of the most traditional American sporting event that allows an entire population of environmentally aware, health-conscious, wannabe-locavore Americans to forgo their sensibility and enjoy a year's worth of glutton in dips, wings, and pizzas.
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Although foodie sites like epicurious.com and foodnetwork.com make it look like you have to actually cook your own food for the Super Bowl party, these celebrity recipe videos are sure to get you in the mood for the big day without all the hassle.More »
If one of your New Year's resolutions is to eat more vegetables, congratulations on making such an important decision. Your committment can improve your health and help you lose weight.
ABC Jamie Oliver encourages kids to be friends with vegetables
Still, changing eating habits can be difficult, especially when the temperature keeps dropping. While it's all too easy to turn to comfort foods, adding more chopped onions in your meatloaf to increase your vegetable intake doesn't quite cut it.
To get to you over the hump, here are some TV moments guaranteed to get you motivated.
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This got the Hot Dish to try to imagine what some of our local artists and celebrities might create, if offered a similar opportunity.More »