Tag: infographic

The Humble Beginnings Behind Your Favorite Foods [Infographic]

July 31, 2014 // 2:46 pm

You can thank the middle ages for your apple pie and a clever man named Eddy Lainesse for inventing melty poutine. The history behind popular foods provide another layer of depth to these dishes, giving you something to, ahem, chew on the next time you’re munching greasy pizza.

 

For those…

A Crash Course to Knives, from Choosing Blades to Chopping Onions [Infographic]

July 29, 2014 // 1:51 pm

For complete amateurs in the kitchen, myself included, a cut finger or two is part of the experience when handling a knife. While it’s easier said than done to just be more careful, sometimes accidents happen when using the wrong technique. Thankfully, there’s an quick cheat-sheet in the form…

A Quick, Simple Guide to Growing Vegetables on Your Patio [Infographic]

July 24, 2014 // 11:14 am

As a city girl, I dream of having the perfect garden, on a fire escape or otherwise, full of healthy plants, fruits, and vegetables for me and my friends to eat. In this perfect garden, there are no bugs, no pests, no rabbits trying to eat carrots,…

10 Clever Ways You Can Reuse a Banana Peel [INFOGRAPHIC]

July 24, 2014 // 9:35 am

Every year, Americans consume about 3.2 billion pounds of bananas. Do you know how many peels that amounts to? A whole heck of a lot. But the next time you chow down on this fruit, resist throwing out the peel, because there are lots of clever ways to reuse…

How Much Countries Spend on Food, Based on Annual Income [INFOGRAPHIC]

July 23, 2014 // 10:46 am

When dishes like chicken mole pizza and a deep fried bacon wrapped turkey leg exist, it might seem like us Americans put a lot of time, energy and money into our diets. But compared to other countries, the average American spends a small amount of income on…

How Much Beer Will Cost You Around the World [INFOGRAPHIC]

July 11, 2014 // 2:15 am

Shelling out a few bucks for a beer is pretty standard here in the US. But do you know how American prices compare to a beer in say, Iran?

According to this infographic by Finance Online, the cheapest domestic beers in the world can be found in…

The Most Common Restaurant Complaints by Diners [INFOGRAPHIC]

July 10, 2014 // 12:37 am

Are you a negative Nancy when it comes to restaurant dining? You know — the kind that whines about imperfect dishes or bad service? Well, you’re not alone (although you might be driving waiters up a freakin’ wall). According to a 2014 survey of 1,003 adults by Consumer

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