Food waste is a serious problem in our country. According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, nearly 40 percent of food in the United States goes to waste. That waste ends up in landfills that produce large amounts of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming. UneatenRead More →

Each of the 50 states in the U.S. has its own history, traditions and cultural touchstones. One element that can play a particularly meaty role in forming a state’s identity is the cuisine. The website AreaVibes, which ranks what it calls the “liveability score” of places in the U.S., conductedRead More →

Americans are dining out more now than ever before. But while it’s lovely to avoid the hassle of cleaning up, the costs accrue ― consider the fact that the average restaurant inflates the cost of a food item by 300%. Eating out, which is typically far more expensive than cookingRead More →

Pumpkin spice latte is America’s unofficial drink of fall. Starbucks isn’t the only shop carrying the drink ― many local coffeehouses do their own versions too. From the end of August until well after Thanksgiving, coffee drinkers are awash in pumpkin spice. But if you’re just a bit tired ofRead More →