Best Food News On The Web: 11/15/2013

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.


San Francisco Chronicle Cuts Food Section The newspaper is reportedly merging food coverage with other lifestyle stories in 'Artisan.'

Powerless Cooking with Wonderbag Slow Cooker This new product takes forgotten technology and wraps it into a new, cushy package.



What the Pilgrims Really Ate on Thanksgiving Hint: There wasn't any pumpkin pie!

America's 50 Best Bakeries From mom-and-pop shops to high-end patisseries, we present America's best bakeries.



You Know You're Obsessed with Your Favorite Food When... Contributor Dana McMahan's macaron madness drove her to seek out an indelible reminder of Paris and her favorite treat.

Last-Minute Thanksgiving Plan: Staycation at Hotel Chandler The boutique New York hotel offers a special Thanksgiving Day package, including a refined fall-themed dinner at restaurant Juni.



10 Foods That Promote Bone Health These foods are easy ways to add vitamin D and calcium to your diet.

5 Cutting-Edge Cooking Techniques in Restaurants 5 cutting-edge cooking techniques we are seeing in restaurants.



Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe These pumpkin chocolate chip cookies are soft and cake-like, and taste good (if not even better) the next day.

Brie with Cardamom and Clementine Chutney Recipe Serve these savory small bites with roasted turkey or spiral sliced ham instead of Brie, if you like.



9 Fun Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Facts Enjoy these fun tidbits about our favorite annual parade.

25 Kitchen Essentials Newlyweds Need Every couple's new kitchen should be stacked with these must-haves.



What Is Kombucha? Whether or not you've heard of it, kombucha is a drink you should know about.

Bartenders' Favorite Hangover Remedies How to cure a hangover, from the pros.



Rob Rosenthal on Food Shows When did food shows get so competitive?

Chefs' Thanksgiving Disasters Chefs such as Johnny Iuzzini and Amanda Cohen share their Thanksgiving horror stories.



Acorn Squash Soup + Chile + Garlic Bird + Cleaver give us a recipe for fall soup that combines squash, chiles, and garlic and serves it in a halved acorn.

Best Cheese Ball Ever Appetizer Cupcakes & Cutlery shares a recipe for the "best cheese ball ever," which she says would be perfect served with crackers at a New Year's Eve party.


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