Best Food News on the Web: 12/6/2013

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Best Food News on the Web: 12/6/2013
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Sure, it's been a busy week. So you may have missed some of the great stories put out by The Daily Meal's talented editors and their fantastic special contributors.

Sure, it's been a busy week. So you may have missed some of the great stories put out by The Daily Meal's talented editors and their fantastic special contributors. But you wouldn't want to head into the weekend having missed some of the best food stories on the Web. So here's a second serving of some of the great food and drink stories that you definitely shouldn't have missed.
 

TOP NEWS/HOT ITEMS

The History of Delivery Drones From tacos to burritos to Amazon, drones might be the way of the future.

Paul Kahan’s Nico Osteria Opens in Chicago The man behind Chicago's favorite restaurants talks expansion.

 

EAT/DINE

America’s 25 Best Donuts From plain glazed to maple bacon, there’s nothing like a perfect donut.

America’s 15 Unhealthiest Chain Restaurant Dishes These may be delicious, but they're loaded with calories.

 

TRAVEL

The World Celebrates Local Food During Terra Madre Day Terra Madre Day, on Dec. 10, brings attention to the importance of local food in countries all over the world, from Kenya to Albania.

Virginia Is for (Wine and Oyster) Lovers Some of Virginia’s best culinary attractions, from regional oysters to food festivals.

 

COOK

8 Sweet and Savory Things to Make with Peanut Butter The uses for peanut butter reach far beyond a simple sandwich or traditional cookies.

How to Make Applesauce Applesauce is one of the easiest things to make from scratch.

 

RECIPES

Peanut Butter Cereal Treats Recipe No doubt about it, your kids will love this snack!

Old-Fashioned Buttermilk Poundcake Recipe No matter how you slice it, this simple chocolate goodness is sure to satiate the dessert lovers in any crowd.

 

ENTERTAIN

11 Foods Doctors Won’t Eat (and Why) We spoke with doctors around the country about the foods they won’t consider eating.

25 Best Party Appetizers What foods you should serve at your next party, and how to serve them.

 

DRINK

What Is Bubble Tea and Where Did It Come From? Bubble tea is to Taiwan what coffee is to the U.S.

DIY with the Homemade Gin Kit Anyone can turn store-bought vodka into homemade gin with this DIY kit.

 

VIDEO

Prohibition-Era Cocktails with Dale DeGroff King Cocktail, Dale DeGroff, shares some of his favorite Prohibition-era drink recipes.

If Booze Were Banned, What Would You Do? Dec. 5 is the 80th Anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition. The Daily Meal asked New Yorkers what they would do if an alcohol ban were reinstated today.

 

FROM THE DAILY MEAL'S CULINARY CONTENT NETWORK

Spiced Eggnog Cocktail A Family Feast warms up with spiced eggnog cocktail made with organic eggnog, spiced rum, Kahlúa, bourbon, and vanilla and sprinkled with cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts shares a recipe for chocolate crinkle cookies that are rich and fudgy and contain less than 100 calories per cookie.

 

Haley Willard is The Daily Meal's assistant editor. Follow her on Twitter at @haleywillrd.

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