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The Top Twenty Foodies to Follow on Twitter

The Top Twenty Foodies to Follow on Twitter

If you are a food/cooking enthusiast and a Twitter follower, there are some great chefs and foodies that you should be following. These feeds offer some great information and advice that make them must follows on the popular social media service. You can pick up some neat tips and tricks or maybe even a new recipe to try.

Twitter has a lot of information for whatever you are into, and there are plenty of great cooking and food related people to follow so we figured we would make a nice list of some of the best chefs on Twitter. There are many more you can find if you just look, but these 20 stood out to us right off the bat, either because we are familiar with them or we recommend them because they provide some tasty nuggets of info.





The 30 Worst Cooking Shows of All-Time

The 30 Worst Cooking Shows of All-Time

Julia Child, Jacques Pepin, Alton Brown. We imagine these names when we think of the great chefs throughout TV Cooking Show History.
But forget all of that, because today we're going to focus on the other side of the spectrum. Think Sandra Lee, Paula Deen ...





When Food Attacks

When Food Attacks

After hunting down story after story of food-related attacks, we at TheCooksDen have a few pieces of advice for our readers:

Beware the banana gone bad. Keep your eyes peeled for the diabolical durian. And, above all, learn to fear the contemptible carrot.

For it is these, the humble, seemingly innocent foods that can rise up and strike against their human oppressors. Often without warning, and sometimes in a deadly manner.

And so, without further ado, we present some of the most viscious attacks of Foodstuffs Against Humanity.

Enjoy and, as always, eat safely.





The Top 100 Cooking Shows of All-Time

The Top 100 Cooking Shows of All-Time

From the moment I sat down to watch my first episode of "The French Chef," I was hooked on cooking shows.
In fact, based on the number of hours I've spent studying Julia, Gordon and Alton, I ought to be a superchef myself. Alas, that's ...





The Curious Origins of America’s Favorite Meals

The Curious Origins of America’s Favorite Meals

Is Apple Pie really as "American as Apple Pie?" Was the Hamburger invented in Hamburg? Which came first, the freezer or Ice Cream? The answer to these — and other questions about traditional American foods — may surprise you.

We sure were surprised. And it led us on a quest to find out the secrets behind our favorite meals. The results were whimsical, strange and, in some cases, bizarre.

Read on to learn more about the origins of apple pie, hamburgers, ice cream, hot dogs, caesar salad, mac 'n cheese, fried chicken, and pizza.





Steve Jobs Cheese Head

Steve Jobs Cheese Head

Try Spicy Steve Nachos, iPad Thai and an Apple Cheese Plate
and pay homage to the greatest consumer electronics company of all time.

OK, I admit to being a Mac Fanboy. I've got a MacBook, an iPhone and I'll be first in line for a new iPad when it hits the shelves.

But I'm also a foodie with time on his hands. So what better way to show appreciation for my much-loved Apple products than to create a tasty sculpture in the form of Apple's venerable leader?

And with Apple's latest blockbuster product launch just around the corner, I figured that my iPad Launch Party would be the perfect place for the unveiling. You ARE going to an iPad launch party, aren't you?





Calories in the USA: An Interactive Overview

Calories in the USA: An Interactive Overview

Americans are obsessed with calories — counting them, burning them and searching for new ways to avoid them. And yet, over the last four decades, we've increased our caloric consumption by nearly thirty percent.

Why has this happened? What accounts for this increase? Are other countries experiencing the same thing?





Hammy the Hamster Goes Organic

Hammy the Hamster Goes Organic

Does organic food really taste better?

At TheCooksDen, we decided to apply the scientific method to that important question. We brought in an unbiased test subject — one who has superior taste buds, is unaffected by marketing hype, and is unafraid to express her opinions publicly.

Meet Hammy the Hamster. Hammy was kind enough to participate in hours ...





Best Food Movies: The Culinary Cinema Awards

Best Food Movies: The Culinary Cinema Awards

TheCooksDen.com is Proud to AnnounceThe Winners of the Culinary Cinema Awards

Coinciding with this year's Academy Awards, TheCooksDen is proud to announce the winners of its All-Time Culinary Cinema Awards. These awards honor great movies that include food as a central component in their theme, ...





The Most Extravagant Dinner Parties in History

The Most Extravagant Dinner Parties in History

I'll have the Ostrich Brain and the Exploding Breast Cake, Please
Before you splurge on that Super Bowl Party, or make arrangements for that lavish Oscars Dinner, keep in mind that you can go TOO far in your quest to impress friends and neighbors. Below, read ten examples of hosts that got caught up in the excitement of party planning and ...





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