Think back on the last 365 days and tell us the first thing that comes to mind. And no cheating: THE FIRST THING.
These days it's perfectly acceptable to judge food by its label. Because if the company cares enough about design, they likely care just as much about the product inside.
A drool advisory has been issued for this post. It contains our favorite food styling and photography from the past year. View at your own risk.
In case you missed them, these are the ones everyone loved. (With a special section of editor's choice superlatives.)
Dear Sriracha, Pickles, and Sriracha Pickles: You've had a great run. Let's move on, shall we?
This great year's story told in sugar, eggs, flour, and frosting.
Time-travel with us to last century, when Coke still had cocaine in it and ladies weren't allowed to lunch alone!
Buying someone a cookbook for the holidays = Cool. Buying someone a little ingredient they'll use with it = The Coolest. Here's your guide to both.
Stop whatever you're trying to do. It's time to relive the year's best rap song about Hot Cheetos.
Here are the craziest dust-ups that went down this year, from the war on Paula Deen to the anti-grapefruit crusade.
It was a watershed year for innovative "food products" all around the world.