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.
Scientists Make Cheese From Microbes on Human Skin Would you eat cheese made with microbes from human skin?
Deli Owners Try to Steal Million-Dollar Lottery Ticket The deli owners told one of their regulars his $1 million ticket was only worth $1,000.
'Chinese' Food You Won’t Find in China Egg drop soup might have Chinese origins, but it's a bit different there.
10 '90s Foods We Really Miss We’ll probably never be able to eat these again, and that makes us sad.
35 Best Airport Restaurants Around the World The Daily Meal presents its second annual listing of the most exemplary airport restaurants — many worth missing your flight for.
10 Cutting-Edge Restaurants These 10 cutting-edge restaurants blur the line between, design, gastronomy, and science.
8 Unorthodox Latke Recipes Try a twist on the classic latke recipe this holiday.
9 Foods That Help You Sleep Get cooking with these foods to wake up feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.
Chocolate Chip Coconut Juice Cookies It's hard to resist any kind of cookie, especially ones with those big chunky chocolate chips
Coconut Raspberry Scones Recipe! This dessert uses flax seeds, which are high in protein and fiber.
10 Kitchen Gifts for Less Than $10 Forget stocking-stuffers, these cheap gifts are good enough to be the main present.
10 Chefs' Thanksgiving Day Leftovers Continue to cook like a pro even after Thanksgiving.
What Are the Healthiest Teas? Many teas have more antioxidants than fruits and vegetables.
Forget Whiskey: Make Great Cold-Weather Drinks with Gin Cold weather brings out the darker, boozier side of gin.
Dale Talde's Pork and Chive Stuffing The New York chef shares his recipe for pork and chive stuffing, a twist on the Thanksgiving classic.
The Gin & It Brooke Arthur of Portland's House Spirits Distillery shows us how to make this wintry gin cocktail.
FROM THE DAILY MEAL'S CULINARY CONTENT NETWORK
Potato Parsnip Pancakes with Dill Pollen Crème Fraîche and Smoked Salmon Recipe The Hungry Goddess sweetens up potato pancakes by adding shredded parsnip and tops them with smoked salmon and dill sauce.
Cranberry Orange Spritzer Peanut Butter & Peppers mixes champagne, cranberry juice, freshly squeezed oranges, stevia, and club soda to make a festive cocktail that is "light, bubbly, full of flavor," and only 53 calories per glass.
Haley Willard is The Daily Meal's assistant editor. Follow her on Twitter at @haleywillrd.