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Twitter Explodes As Hostess Bankruptcy Leads To Fears Of Twinkie Shortage

Posted 11.16.2012 | Money

Hostess Brands Inc., the makers of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread, says it's going out of business, leading some Americans to stock up on the ...

Everything You Need To Know About Twinkies

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 11.16.2012 | Business

The maker of one of America's favorite snacks is dying, so inevitably it's time for us to sing the Twinkie's praises. Twinkies, which have been aro...

Twinkie The Kid, Dead At 85

Posted 11.16.2012 | Weird News

Twinkie The Kid, a sweet, golden, creme-filled wrangler made of cake thought by some to have an infinite expiration date, is dead. He was 85. Twink...

Hostess Closes Bakeries, Blames Striking Union

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.13.2012 | Business

Following a nationwide strike by its bakers union, Hostess Brands, Inc., said Monday it is permanently closing three of its bakeries. The closures ...

10 Homemade Snack Cakes: Twinkies, Ding Dongs And More

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erdos | Posted 11.16.2012 | Taste

Forget the store-bought kind. (They're running out of them anyway.)

Dave Jamieson

What Romney 'Wants To Annihilate'

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.08.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The way Teamsters President James P. Hoffa sees it, GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney would be happy if an already weakened Amer...

House Guest Season

Nancy Rubin Stuart | Posted 09.29.2012 | Style
Nancy Rubin Stuart

Certain guests are less welcome than others. They include: the Night Owl, the Nonstop Talker, the Complainer, the Lingerer, the Do-It Yourselfer and the Slob. Each have certain foibles which work well for them in their own homes, but tend to rankle even the most easy-going host.

Dave Jamieson

Twink-ruptcy: Hostess May Go Under In Labor Dispute

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.17.2012 | Business

Marking the peak of a heated labor dispute, Hostess Brands and the Teamsters union are squaring off in bankruptcy court Tuesday in a case that could d...

More Trouble For Twinkies Maker

AP | DAVID KOENIG | Posted 04.15.2012 | Business

DALLAS -- The company that makes Twinkies, Wonder bread and Ding Dongs says it's making a final offer to workers to accept cost-cutting before it asks...

I'm With Stupid: Setting My Own Stupid Record Straight

Todd Hartley | Posted 03.14.2012 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Are you freaking kidding me? I go on a health-food cleanse for one week, and Hostess suddenly files for bankruptcy? Come on. Was I seriously the last person keeping the company afloat?

Hosting New Year's? How To Know How Much To Buy

Posted 12.29.2011 | Women

Nachos for six? Cocktails for twelve? What if half the crowd is too young to drink alcohol? When you have to entertain more than just a few people, us...

12 Hot Gifts for Holiday Hostesses

Pandora Young | Posted 02.08.2012 | Style
Pandora Young

The best way to tell your hostess thank you -- and to assure you get invited back -- is with a special gift she's sure to love.

Yes, It's Real: Turkey Stuffed With Twinkies

Posted 01.07.2012 | Home

There is an infinite number of recipes and iterations for turkey and stuffing. We can appreciate a new twist on a classic, but the recipe for "Twinkli...

Urban Entertaining: How to Make It Work

Liza Utter | Posted 12.10.2011 | Style
Liza Utter

For the party-throwing urbanite, city living equals restricted space. The question of "how can I throw a party in a space that barely fits a couch" seems to stop potential party animals in their tracks.

The Faithful Shopper: Gourmet Goodies

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 07.13.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With summer nearly here, it's time to start planning our social lives -- whether you're hosting friends or you're the guest, nothing is more special than to offer your gourmet treat or bottle of wine.

Mealtime Common Etiquette Mistakes & Dining What-If's

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lisa Mirza Grotts

At the dining table, get comfortable with common etiquette Do's and Don'ts.

Air France Hostess Stole Thousands From Passengers

Guardian | Lizzy Davies | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

For more than a year, she operated stealthily as business class passengers slumbered; an apparently comforting flight attendant who poured tea for tra...

Hot Summer Fun in Harlem

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

Sometimes when the temperature climbs to such an extent that it's impossible to beat the heat, the only alternative is to give in and accept reality. ...

Fabulous July 4th Party: Simple, Stylish and Affordable

Courtney Cachet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Courtney Cachet

Entertaining at home should be simple, fun, easy and affordable. If you throw any of these out of the mix it does not make for a good time. The key is to just keep it simple.

America's Lowest-Paying Jobs (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As you may have heard, the U.S. economy is predominantly a "service economy." Which means, for better or worse, a large percentage of Americans have b...

Tell Us: What Should Restaurant Diners Never Do?

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Meathead

The New York Times has published the "100 Things Restaurant Staffers Should Never Do." Clearly this is a contentious relationship. Now it's time to turn the tables.

Tennessee Hostesses, Football Recruiting Being Investigated By NCAA, Says New York Times

AP | Pete Thamel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee football coach Lane Kiffin says he was not "aware" of any recruiting violations committed by himself, his assistant...

Plants for the Best Hostess Gifts

Suzy Bales | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Suzy Bales

Among gardeners, there is a dark joke about which plants make the best gifts for pesky neighbors and annoying acquaintances.

The White House's Greatest Hostesses

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lesley M. M. Blume

When the Obamas ascended to the White House earlier this year, many Washingtonians breathed a sigh of relief: after serving a grim eight-year sentence...

Are You The Hostess With The Mostess?

Daily Mail | Joanna Weinberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

I don't remember the last time I went to a "dinner party" - by which I mean frills and fuss and pomp. I can't say that I'm too sad about it. Like pine...