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Chowhound Gift Guide 2018: The Domestic Dad’s Holiday Shopping Guide

I always like to give my Secret Santa some inspiration so as to not leave a potentially clueless gift-giver up to their own devices. Yeah, yeah, yeah, I know, it’s

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Sustainable Cocktails Are a Thing and We’re So Here For It

You buy your trout from a local fishery, make stock out of chicken bones, eat fruits only in season, and carry your own metal straw when you head out for

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Chowhound Gift Guide 2018: Gifts for Fans of ‘The Great British Baking Show’

By turns touching, tense, dramatic, drool-worthy—cringe-worthy too—often hilarious, inspiring, and always delightful, “The Great British Baking Show” (aka GBBS, GBBO, or “The Great British Bake Off”) has won fans far

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7 Homemade Hot Cocoa Mixes to Give as Gifts

With homemade hot cocoa mix and a simply decorated jar, you’re all set with an easy and delicious gift for friends and family! And, if you’re tempted to skip the

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Chowhound Gift Guide 2018: Collectible Food Items for the Nostalgic

One problem with gift shopping for the amateur chef or food fanatic in your life is that they probably already have whatever you’re thinking of getting. My mother—one of the

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Christmas Celebrations Around the World

Ever wondered how Christmas is celebrated around the world? Take a look below and see how Christmas dinner is done in several other countries.

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Holiday Glassware Guide: The Essential Wine Glasses for Holiday Entertaining

When it comes to wine, the vessel matters. Consider your glassware when planning your Thanksgiving and winter holiday meals. If you have a set of Riedel stemware for each varietal—bravo. 

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5 Things You Can Do to Stay Healthy While Smashing the Holiday Buffet

We are knee-deep in the season of total gluttony. You can hear the dips calling your name, the cider and wine and eggnog and cookies and PIE! The PIE! Everything

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Chowhound Gift Guide 2018: The Best Housewarming Gifts

Putting some thought into a housewarming gift is essential. If you go with something generic (hello, Yankee Candle!), you’ll just be adding to the clutter your friend is already sifting

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The History of Cranberries

Did you know cranberries bounce if you drop them? Or that they help support your memory function? Or that Native Americans were the first to cultivate cranberries and used them

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The History of Hanukkah Food in America

As a kid, I’m not sure which I looked forward to more during the winter holiday season—receiving a gift each of the eight nights we celebrated Hanukkah (either small, like

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Best Wines to Bring to Holiday Parties and Dinners

When you’re invited to dinner and the host says, “Bring a beverage of your choice,” what do you do?

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All I Want for Christmas Is McPizza

We entered the town of Pomeroy ecstatic and hungry. Having finally reached our ultimate destination—the fast food jewel of Ohio, no, America—we were about to experience why Pomeroy put the

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Themed Holiday Party Ideas That Haven’t Been Done to Death

You stand at the snack table, pouring yourself another glass of eggnog. As you sip and survey the room, you mentally note that the mistletoe is hanging in the doorway

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13 Ways to Survive and Thrive as a Guest: A Guide to Holiday-Party Etiquette

Walking into a room full of festively dressed total strangers who will all stare at you and judge you mercilessly is really intimidating for many people. ‘Tis the season of

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Chowhound Gift Guide 2018: Food Gifts for a Last-Minute Secret Santa

Anyone who tries to pretend that gift-giving is an easy task clearly has had too much eggnog. The holiday season can be pretty stressful and, at times, finding the perfect

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Chowhound Gift Guide 2018: Best Gifts for People Who Love Food and Are Health Nuts

They won’t shut up about kale, flax seeds, matcha, juicing, protein powders, superfoods, low-carb this, and clean-eating that. You listen and nod, meanwhile planning your next bacon-cheeseburger. To each her

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Chowhound Gift Guide 2018: The Best Alcohol to Give as Gifts

Let’s be real. It’s hard to go wrong with a bottle of booze when it comes to gift-giving (especially when you’re trying to buy something for that person who is

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Chowhound Gift Guide 2018: Unique Food and Drink Experiences

Finding the perfect gift, especially for a food fanatic, can be tricky. There’s a good chance they’ve been to most of the best restaurants in town and have all the

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Sur La Table Is Having a 20 Percent Off Sale and This Is What We’re Buying

Sur La Table is the ultimate food lover’s store. Give us an hour or two of free time on a Sunday afternoon and we’ll be perusing the myriad of kitchen

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What Is the Difference Between Potato Latkes and Potato Pancakes?

Much like doughnuts and dumplings, almost every culture around the world has its own take on potato pancakes. The Swiss have their rosti, the Japanese have their korokke, the Irish

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