Liberté, egalité, fraternité: Happy (almost) Bastille Day! Sunday (July 14th) marks the anniversary of France's national holiday, which commemorates the storming of the Bastille, which began the French Revolution. While Parisians celebrate with fireworks and parades, I'll be starting my day off on the right foot with a pain au chocolat and a café au lait (and ending it with a glass of Burgundy or Beaujolais, no doubt). I thought it'd be fun to entice you with a number of pastry fun facts. Do you know much about these buttery baked goods, or are you just good at enjoying them? Find out when you take this quiz!
Independence Day is right around the corner, and if you're lucky, you're already getting a head start on a spirited celebration. Chances are, food will play a heavy hand in the festivities, particularly barbecue.
When it comes to grilling, the Fourth of July is the most popular holiday weekend. As you whet your appetite for star-studded favorites like burgers, beer, and apple pie, test your knowledge of this holiday's most popular foods.
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Ripe, juicy, and practically begging to be devoured, berries are a Spring and Summer treat that we eagerly await all year. To celebrate the pinnacle of berry season, we turned to Bob Flood, Whole Foods Market's resident berry expert and one of the company's field inspectors, for some fun facts about the fragrant bite-size fruits.Take the Quiz
Is there anything more recognizable across the globe than a single chicken egg? The ovoid protein is a fixture during every occasion, from breakfast fry-ups to dessert soufflés — and, with a repertoire that includes Spanish tortillas and Ethiopian doro wat, it dots every corner of the world's culinary landscape.
You may be a regular when it comes to enjoying eggs, but what do you really know about them? In honor of May being National Egg Month, I'm going to list out a number of facts, and I want you to either confirm them or dispel them. Can you crack these questions? Take the quiz to find out.Take the Quiz
Whether you enjoy them hard-boiled, poached, fried, or deviled, eggs are a kitchen staple and delicious in any form. While breakfast has made the egg a culinary celebrity, it's Easter that has transformed the egg into a cultural icon. Springtime brings us eggs colorfully dyed or reincarnated in chocolate, but the Easter egg actually boasts a rich history, dating back thousands of years to pre-Christian cultures. Want to learn more? Just read on.
St. Patrick's Day is tomorrow, and the Irish holiday just wouldn't be the same without a pint of Guinness in hand. You may have mastered the stout's double pour, but what do you know about the history of this legendary beer brand? Take the quiz to find out!
St. Patrick's Day is this coming weekend, but before you start cooking and sipping your way through the holiday, see how much you know about this Irish day's eats and drinks. From corned beef to colcannon, test your Irish know-how now!
With St. Patrick's Day just a few weeks away but wintry climes still in full effect, 'tis the season to sip Irish coffee! We've created a short quiz to test your knowledge of the creamy, boozy drink. Sure, you enjoy the taste of the beverage, but do you know where it originated, or how to make it? Take this quick quiz to learn more.
With so many state dinners and committee meetings to attend, President Obama knows a thing or two about fine dining. But watching these formal festivities got me thinking that it must be a rare occasion when the commander in chief gets to eat what he's truly craving. Likewise, the first lady aspires to a day when school lunches teem with veggies grown behind the playground, but it's undoubtedly tough to score local produce when jetting between speaking engagements. So on a day dedicated to this nation's highest office, we're dreaming up a smorgasbord of Barack, Michelle, Sasha, and Malia's favorite foods. Though we're not certain what the first family will be up to today, we hope they enjoy something good to eat!