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Wine Intolerance May Be Experienced By 7 Percent Of Adults, Study Suggests

Amanda L. Chan | July 9, 2012 | Healthy Living
We've all heard about the heart-healthy perks of enjoying red wine in moderation. But a certain segment of the population might not be able to reap those benefits -- according to new research, about 7 percent of people might actually have a physical intolerance to alcohol. A new study in...

Marry Baristas For $25,000 In Brooklyn

Hilary Hanson | July 9, 2012 | Weird News
You can now marry a pair of Brooklyn baristas just for their companionship and perfectly-poured lattes. The bean-grinders, Michael Newton and Johanna Hickey, only need a cool $25K to wife or husband up any of their customers

Healthy Summer Appetizers For Your Barbecue (SLIDESHOW)

Sarabeth Sanders | July 31, 2012 | Live Better America
Start your summer barbecue off right with these eight tasty appetizers. From dips, to bites to bruschetta, these easy-to-prepare recipes are all low in fat content but never skimp on flavor. Know of any great recipes we missed? Let us know in the comments below.

Chicago Heat Wave: Ice Cream Cone Melts In Time-Lapse (VIDEO)

Joseph Erbentraut | July 9, 2012 | Chicago
After how hot it got last week, a lot of Chicagoans were probably feeling a bit like a wet wicked witch. And with that puddle-like feeling still fresh in the city's collective memory, many can probably relate to the melting ice cream cone featured in a new time-lapse...

'Can Van' Mobile Cannery Offers Low-Cost Solution To Craft Breweries

Rachel Tepper | July 9, 2012 | Food
We've heard of mobile wine bottling outfits, but a mobile cannery? A young group of MBA grads from Presidio Graduate School in San Francisco recently created just that this past February. The Can Van is a...

The Taste: More Details Emerge About The New Anthony Bourdain-Nigella Lawson Show

Carey Polis | July 9, 2012 | Food
Details are in on the mysterious upcoming Nigella Lawson/Anthony Bourdain cooking competition show: ABC has picked up eight episodes of the show, which will be called The Taste. It will be an elimination-based competition show featuring both amateur and professional cooks. Four "culinary experts" will mentor teams, selected "based on...

McDonald's Executive Chef Shows How To Whip Up A Big Mac At Home (VIDEO)

Rebecca Orchant | July 18, 2012 | Food
McDonald's Canada continues its warm-fuzzy PR campaign, trying to convince us that their food is "just like something you would make at home." First, Tribal DDB Canada gave us an insider's look at their food-styling process. Not convinced that McDonald's is being totally transparent with...

Top 15 Crusaders For Health In The Food Industry

Sarah Klein | September 8, 2012 | Healthy Living
We've seen it on the news, the covers of best-selling novels and even on the big screen. Americans are getting bigger and more unhealthy day by day. Over a third of American adults are considered obese, and it's estimated that up to one in three adults will suffer from diabetes...

Fredrick Denney Accused Of Barricading Himself In Hotel Room, Demanding Pizza And Paris Hilton

Simon McCormack | July 10, 2012 | Weird News
Well, it's worth a shot. Fredrick Denney, 61, is accused of barricading himself inside a Belmont, N.C. hotel and threatening to shoot police while demanding a pizza and to marry Paris Hilton, according to WCNC. Denney was eventually pepper sprayed and taken into custody after...

African Hunters Steal Lions' Fresh Wildebeest Kill (VIDEO)

Rachel Tepper | July 9, 2012 | Food
If you think you're brave, take a look at this video of three bold Dorobo hunters in Kenya stealing a prized kill from hungry lions. Could you measure up? The footage is part of BBC's The Human World series, and it's been around since 2011, but it

Sprinkles Cupcake Vending Machine Coming To Georgetown

Arin Greenwood | July 9, 2012 | DC
What to get the city overflowing with convenient amenities? A 24-hour cupcake vending machine, that's what. Sprinkles Cupcakes will open a cupcake vending machine -- a "Cupcake ATM" is what the company calls it -- outside its Georgetown bakery in August, according to The...

LEGO Candy Machine: Teen Boy Builds Impressive Device With LEGOs (WATCH)

Hannah Orenstein | July 9, 2012 | Teen
We've seen some pretty sweet LEGO art and videos before. But the LEGO candy dispenser, a contraption made with some seriously cool engineering (and sugar!) is pretty unique. In the video above, YouTube user MeMyselfAndMovies demonstrates a fully-functioning candy dispenser he built entirely out of LEGOs...

Starbucks Refreshers: Energy Drink Line Expanding WIth VIA, Handcrafted Varieties

Rachel Tepper | July 9, 2012 | Food
Starbucks' latest drink line, Starbucks Refreshers, is set to hit the company's stores in the U.S. and Canada July 10 with locations worldwide to follow. The drink line will be offered in three formats: handcrafted (made by baristas), ready to drink and VIA. VIA is Starbucks' newest drink format, brought...

UK Could Grow More Chickpeas For Curries To Feed Growing Population, Says Green Food Project Report

Ted Thornhill | July 10, 2012 | UK Lifestyle
Britain could grow more spices and chickpeas for curries as the climate changes as part of efforts to make the food system more sustainable, a Government report suggested today. Significant amounts of energy could also be saved if more energy-efficient toasters were invented, according to the Green Food...

Campbell Soup To Buy Bolthouse Farms For $1.55 Billion

Carey Polis | September 8, 2012 | Food
NEW YORK — Campbell Soup Co., the world's biggest soup maker, is looking to court a new generation of consumers with baby carrots, premium juices and refrigerated salad dressings. The Camden, N.J.-based company said Monday that it will buy natural foods maker Bolthouse Farms in a $1.55 billion cash deal...

Farmed Fish To Exceed Wild Fish In Human Consumption By 2018, FAO Says

Rebecca Orchant | September 8, 2012 | Food
* Farmed fish to exceed captured fish for human use by 2018 * World per-capita fish consumption to reach 19.6 kg in 2021 MILAN, July 9 (Reuters) - Aquaculture output is expected to rise 33 percent over the next decade helping to meet the world's growing demand for fish as...

PepsiCo German Venture To Sell Yogurt In U.S.

Rebecca Orchant | September 8, 2012 | Food
July 9 (Reuters) - PepsiCo Inc will start selling yogurt in the United States this month through a joint venture with Germany's Theo Muller Group as the beverage and snack company moves to diversify its portfolio, it said on Monday. The venture, Muller Quaker Dairy, will start selling three different...

Steampunk Cakes: Clockwork Confections To Make Your Mouth Water (PICTURES)

Sara C Nelson | July 10, 2012 | UK
Thar she goes: An iced Zeppelin doubles up as a perfect wedding cake The rise of Steampunk has seen goggle specs, Victorian dress and sci-fi appendages becoming ever more common. And the hybrid genre is marching straight into our kitchens if...

Dawn Elaine Barran Attacked Husband With Bag Of Ice Cream After Catching Him With Girlfriend: Cops

Hilary Hanson | July 9, 2012 | Weird News
One Florida woman clearly believes that revenge is a dish best served cold. Nurse Dawn Elaine Barran, 45, allegedly attacked her husband with a bag of ice cream after catching him at a drug store with another woman, WPTV reports. Barran spotted her husband and "his current girlfriend"...

Meatball Recall: Listeria Risk Prompts Buona Vita To Pull 300,000 Pounds Of Products

Rachel Tepper | September 8, 2012 | Food
July 7 (Reuters) - A New Jersey meatball manufacturer is recalling more than 300,000 pounds (136,000 kg) of meat products due to possible listeria contamination, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said on Saturday. Bridgeton, New Jersey-based Buona Vita Inc was recalling about 324,770 pounds of...
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