27 Ways to Reduce Food Waste at Home and Why it Matters

Did you know an estimated 30-40% of the food supply in the U.S. becomes food waste according to the USDA? Although food waste is a worldwide issue, the U.S. discards more food than any other country in the world, 40 million tons (80 billion pounds) to be exact. Wasted food is the largest category of material in municipal landfills and represents a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, thus having a substantial impact on global climate change. The World Wildlife Foundation found that without food waste about 11% of all greenhouse gas emissions from the global food system would be eliminated.

Cajun vs Creole: So What’s The Difference?

It’s easy for those of us who don’t hang our hats in Louisiana to confuse Cajun and Creole foods. They’re similar looking words and many of New Orleans’ more famous dishes come in both Cajun and Creole varieties. However, these two cultures and ways of cooking are vastly different from one another.

25 Regional Hot Dog Styles across the USA

The hot dog is the most American of foods. Inspired by sausages from German immigrants, improved by entrepreneurial newcomers to America’s shores, and beloved for more than a century by every social class, the hot dog represents America in ways no other food can.