Best Food News on the Web: 01/17/2014

Second servings of great food and drink stories from The Daily Meal that you may have missed this week

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You missed them the first time, so grab a helping of these great stories on their second time around.

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.


America Says No to GMO: Cheerios Go GMO-Free The fight against GMO use gains traction as breakfast giant General Mills announces GMO-free original Cheerios.

Mesamérica Festival Adds Three New Events The Mexican gastronomy event branches out with three new events.



10 Winter Soup Recipes Kick the can – here are 4 reasons homemade soup is worth the simmer time.

A Healthy Take on Burgers: Shrimp An unconventional take on the classic is the tasty and healthy shrimp burger.



Butternut Squash and Coconut Soup with Shrimp Recipe Savor this Thai-inspired soup, with a base of creamy coconut milk, rich butternut squash, a hint of spicy peppers and succulent shrimp.

Healthy Shrimp Burger Recipe Shrimp is low in fat, which makes for a healthy burger protein.



8 Things That Should Never Top a Pizza Certain things just don’t mix with cheese and sauce.

The Ultimate Boxed Macaroni and Cheese Taste Test 8 brands were put to the test. Who emerged victorious?



12 Yoga Poses to Cure Your Hangover Harboring a hangover? These poses are sure to cure what ails you.

8 Drinks That Fight Off Colds Drink your way out of the sniffles this cold season.



Cheeses You Can’t Find in America The Daily Meal spoke with Liz Thorpe, cheese expert and author of The Cheese Chronicles, to find out which cheeses can’t be found in the U.S. and why.

World’s 21 Deadliest Delicacies Foods fit for adventurous eaters and adrenaline junkies.



9 Foods That Always Get Stuck In Your Braces Commiserate with your fellow brace-faces over the woes of eating with a metal mouth.

Beyond Guacamole: 10 Great Avocado Dips Spice up avocados with interesting twists on typical dips for the Super Bowl.



Frito Pie at The 50 Yard Lounge Gabe Thompson, the executive chef at four Italian restaurants in New York City, takes us back to his childhood with a Frito pie that is simply delicious.

Making Puffy Tacos Learn how to make puffy tacos at Viola's Ventanas in San Antonio, TX-- the city where the puffy taco was born.



Greek Pastitsio Casserole Dinners, Dishes & Desserts shares a Greek recipe for pastitsio casserole that is creamy with traditional Greek spices of cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice.

Exceptional Chocolate Chip Cookies The Cooking Actress uses brown sugar, oat flour, browned butter, toasted pecans, and sea salt to bake “exceptional” chocolate chip cookies that taste “AHHHMAZING.”


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