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5 Mistakes No Host Should Ever Make

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.28.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

These mistakes can turn a party from fun to flop in a short amount of time.

Stay Away From Pork Rinds (Or: the Sociology of Snacks)

Galanty Miller | Posted 02.18.2014 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

Some people don't enjoy snacks. They don't eat chips or candy or doughnuts because they don't like the taste. My theory is that those people don't have tongues. Snacks are yummy.

Been There, Done That

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I was only married a short while when I realized something was wrong with me. It happened when I heard myself mumbling obscenities as I pushed the vacuum, powered entirely by resentment.

The Faithful Shopper: Happy Hostess

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With Thanksgiving just a couple of weeks away, it seems like everyone has made plans to visit family, friends and other loved ones for this quintessen...

The Assassination of Twinkie the Kid by the Coward Crazy Legs Conti

Crazy Legs Conti | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News
Crazy Legs Conti

I had arraigned to meet the yellow bellied sponge cakester at an hour past high noon at the World Twinkie Eating Championship at the Bally's Tunica Casino.

How to Make an Oktoberfest Festhaus at Home

Dana Holmes | Posted 11.14.2013 | HuffPost Home
Dana Holmes

While traveling to Germany to drink a whole lot of beer is appealing, so is saving your vacation days and celebrating from home.

The 'Comeback' of the Twinkie: 22.5 Billion Calories (and Counting) That Americans Don't Need

Josh Stevens | Posted 10.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Josh Stevens

The Twinkie, while nostalgic and iconic in every way, represents just that: the old way of doing things. Those arguing that we should be able to (literally) have our cake and eat it too need only to look at obesity stats.

Over-Thanking It

Jeanne Martinet | Posted 10.16.2013 | Impact
Jeanne Martinet

To have good manners is to consider the emotional well-being of someone besides yourself, which is why I have often emphasized the importance of saying "thank you" to anyone who has done something for you. But is it possible to thank someone too much?

19 Times The Homemade Version Was Undoubtedly Tastier

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 08.06.2014 | Taste

Convenience need not trump taste.

PHOTO: Someone Is Trying To Sell Expired Twinkies For $15,000

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.15.2013 | Business

Twinkies return to store shelves across the country Monday, but that's not stopping a few collectors from trying to sell off old supplies at ridiculou...

11 Reasons To Be Super-Excited About The Return Of The Twinkie

Huffington Post | David Winograd | Posted 07.15.2013 | Business

Twinkies will be back on shelves on Monday and there's really no denying that this is great news for everybody. Not convinced? We thought that might b...

What the Twinkie Really Says About America

Seriously Skewed | Posted 09.08.2013 | Comedy
Seriously Skewed

That was pretty scary. We almost lost him. One day he was riding along just as happy as a Ho Ho, and the next the cruel forces of capitalism almost strangled the legendary confection of sponge cake with cream filling, known as the Twinkie, with its own lasso.

Hostess Kills Famous Twinkies Tagline

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.24.2013 | Business

It's the end of an era. The famed Hostess Twinkie tagline, "Hey, Where's The Cream Filling?" is no more, a company spokesperson confirmed to The H...

Horror in the Guest Room

Jeanne Martinet | Posted 08.12.2013 | Style
Jeanne Martinet

When my hostess wanted to know if I would mind sharing a room, I just assumed she meant with another human. "Be careful not to get too close to the b...

GIFS: The Tipsy Hostess' Guide To Cinco de Mayo

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 05.06.2013 | HuffPost Home

Our gin-soaked correspondent reveals the secret to party success.

The Post-Hostess Steeplechase: Mass-Produced Pastries, Re-Thought

Anneli Rufus | Posted 03.15.2013 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

The post-2012 Twinkie Void has raised many questions, such as: Why did we eat these things? And: Does an increasingly sustainability-conscious America still prefer packaged cakes?

Two American Classics Joining Forces?

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.13.2013 | Business

The company behind America's favorite hipster beer is coming to the rescue of a snack Americans have loved un-ironically for years: The Twinkie. H...


Reuters | Posted 04.13.2013 | Business

Feb 11 (Reuters) - Hostess Brands Inc, the bankrupt maker of Twinkies snack cakes, received court permission on Monday to proceed with auctions for ...

The Twinkie Defense

Carolyn Ossorio | Posted 04.07.2013 | Home
Carolyn Ossorio

My new favorite cookbook is Real Snack's: Make your favorite childhood treats without all the junk, by Portland-based author Lara Ferroni. I will always cherish my Twinkie memories, but making "Twinkie Cribs" with my kid... there's no comparison!

LOOK: Here Is Proof That Twinkies Do Spoil

Posted 01.27.2013 | Business

A popular urban legend purports that Twinkies never rot. But one eBay user supposedly has evidence to refute this claim. Seller high_order1 is auc...

The 4 Biggest Food Stories of the Year (And What They Taught Us)

Andy Bellatti | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

Last year, I wrapped up the year in food and nutrition stories with a detailed chronological summary. This time, I want to highlight four of the year's most significant events in the realm of food, food politics, and nutrition -- and the lessons they imparted.

Will Walmart Save The Twinkie?

Reuters | Olivia Oran | Posted 12.13.2012 | Business

Reuters) - Hostess Brands Inc, the bankrupt Twinkie and Wonder Bread maker, has received bids for assets being sold by about two dozen parties includi...

Nation's 'Final' Shipment Of Twinkies Arrives In Chicago

Posted 12.11.2012 | Chicago

What is "believed to be" the last shipment of Hostess Brand's iconic Twinkies in the country will hit the shelves in Chicago beginning Tuesday morning...

Report: Hostess Diverted Wages Meant For Pensions

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 12.11.2012 | Business

Hostess Brands acknowledged for the first time in a news report Monday that the company diverted workers' pension money for other company uses. Th...

WATCH: 'SNL' Takes On Hostess Bankruptcy

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 12.09.2012 | Comedy

Unappreciated Hostess dessert the ding dong appeared on Saturday Night Live to discuss his frustrations over the attention another dessert has been re...