Weekend Reading: Food for Thought During the Holidays

It’s that time of year again where everyone has a smile, stomachs seem to always be full and drinks are flowing. To prep you for the holiday season, we’ve gathered 3 infographics related to food and drink that we hope will add a little more cheer to your holiday:

From Water to Wine

We love sipping our favorite Cabernet or Sauvignon at holiday parties, but did you ever wonder what actually went into making the wine? Here’s some cocktail-party chatter: It takes 31 gallons of water to make just a single glass of wine! Because of this, many wineries are trying to be more sustainable these days. Here’s how:

Soup for the Soul

Need a dish that will impress your friends with those cooking skills you said you wanted to have by the time 2014 rolled around? Check out this recipe for Tom Ka Gai soup, a sweet and sour Thai staple. It’s a quick and easy recipe that’s sure to impress!

Spread the Cheer

While you, your friends and family indulge in roasts, eggnog, and other tasty treats over the holidays, we can’t forget to make sure our furry friends indulge too — as long as it’s not any of the items on this infographic. Here’s how to avoid that midnight trip to the vet:

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