Food & Drink

  1. What’s Eggnog?

    What’s in eggnog? Frothy, creamy eggnog is a festive favorite in England, Canada, and America. This winter drink consists of milk, cream, sugar, whipped egg whites, and egg yolks. There are many versions of the drink, using alcohols like rum, brandy, whiskey, and bourbon. And, it often is flavored with everything from molasses to cinnamon to nutmeg to dried pumpkin. Now, there’s even soynog or nutnog, a version of …

  2. Everyday English Words With Ancient Arabic Roots

  3. These Food Idioms Can Help You Digest The Holiday Season

  4. The 12 Weirdest Cocktail Names

  5. Whiskey Words To Know

  6. Yummy Cocktails With Nasty-Sounding Names

    Some cocktails have sexy names - ahem, "Between the Sheets" anyone? - while others just sound cool - yeah, we're talking about you, Manhattan. And then there are some drinks with names that are just plain filthy. Between nasty and naughty, we take a look at some of the dirtiest cocktail names and the history behind each.

  7. The Slang of Suds: Know Your Beer!

    The microbrew/craft beer industry has exploded in recent years, offering both professionals and home brewers the opportunity to experiment and create beer that‘s probably a far cry from what Homer Simpson drinks down at Moe’s. While the beverage is nearly as old as civilization (it goes back to Mesopotamia, and is the oldest alcoholic drink), it’s definitely taken some interesting twists and turns. Here, we present some new beer terms you might want to know before you head out to your local craft brewer.

  8. Food Terms To Avoid Abroad

    Before traveling abroad, make sure you jot down these foods that mean very different things in other languages.

  9. The Cryptic Language of Wine

    Anyone can sound like a wine connoisseur! All you need is a quick flip through these must-know wine words.

  10. These Alcoholic Drinks Are Hiding Behind Regular Words

    You’re out and about, you order what you think is a nice tea or coffee, and surprise! It has alcohol in it!?