There are always a few stories every year that really get people talking, and this year those stories covered a wide range of topics. There was The Great Pumpkin Spice Latte shortage at Starbucks. The Quaker Oats guy got photoshopped. Amazon started selling wine. Martha Stewart's Everyday Food was all but shuttered. Oh, and a lot of people said that food blogs were over. In case you missed 'em, here are the 15 most popular Food News stories from this year:
• 1 Kobe Beef: Food's Biggest Scam?
• 2 Concerns About the 'Cinnamon Challenge'
• 3 EWG's Guide to Budget Grocery Shopping
• 4 Fact or Fiction: Does Cooking Vegetables in the Microwave Destroy The Nutrients?
• 5 The Quaker Oats Guy Gets Photoshopped
• 6 Why You Should Stop Seeding Tomatoes
• 7 Are Food Blogs Over?
• 8 Mark Bittman Turning His 'Vegan Before 6' Philosophy Into a Book
• 9 There's a Pumpkin Spice Latte Shortage at Starbucks!
• 10 Twitter Co-Founders Betting Big on Beyond Meat, a New Vegan Meat Substitute
• 11 Thanksgiving at The White House: The First Family's Food Requests Throughout History
• 12 It's Finally Happened! You Can Now Buy Wine from Amazon
• 13 How Rotisserie Chicken Became So Popular
• 14 Martha Stewart's Everyday Food and Whole Living Magazines In Trouble
• 15 Second Breakfast: Hobbits Need It. Do You?
Welcome to The Kitchn's Best of 2012 roundup!
From December 17 through January 1 we are rounding up some of our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year.
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