Food and Drink
Best tips and sites for food, cooking and oral hygiene.
Buy Fine Chocolates At Chocoholic.com
Chocoholic.com has a great selection of fine chocolates to buy. It also has online recipes you can browse, and a "chocolate of the month" club that can deliver chocolates to your door, anywhere from 3 months to 12 months of the year.
Buy Gourmet Coffees Online At Coffee-Anyone.com
The "Coffee Anyone?" store offers a wide selection of coffees, teas, cookies and related items for coffee lovers. There's a tasting chart to help you pick coffees that you'll enjoy, and an excellent Discount Coffee Club.
Buy Gourmet Foods Online
At Twin Peaks Gourmet, you'll find a nice selection of gourmet sauces, spices, tea and other many other culinary delights. There's also a bulletin board where you can exchange ideas with the world's gourmet cooks.
Buy Hard-To-Find Oriental Foods
The Oriental Pantry is a good online store for oriental products such as noodles and spices. They also post free oriental recipes, and sell oriental cookware.
Buy Health And Beauty Products Online
MotherNature.com offers a variety of health products, mostly vitamins and other supplements. They also sell books, aromatherapy devices and bath & body products. Their products are approved by a health advisory board of doctors, and they have many health articles posted online so you can make the right decision.
Buy Meals And Scout Restaurants At Food.com
At Food.com, you can make reservations in local restaurants, or order food for take-out or delivery.
When you sign up as a "Food.com Regular," you'll receive the following free benefits:
They promise "we won't sell your info to other companies. We offer great food - not spam". ;^)
- Browse menus and prices of thousands of restaurants
- Place your "usual" order at favorite restaurants with one click, up to 90 days in advance!
- Be notified when great new eateries open up near you
- Receive valuable dining "coupons" via email
Buy Or Give An "Of-The-Month" Club
You can send a treat to yourself, a friend, or a business associate every month with Of-The-Month.com. Join one of 31 monthly clubs, from cigars to potatoes, that will send a new not-found-everywhere great gift once a month, straight to your home or office. Current choices include: Bar Soaps, Beers, Candies, Candles, Caviars, Chocolates, Cheesecakes, Cigars, Cheeses, Coffees, Cookies, Crackers, Fishes, Flowers, Gift Baskets, Herbs, Home
Scents, Honey Cremes, Jams, Jelly Beans, Neckties, Nuts, Pastas, Perfumes, Salsas, Sauces, Shells, Soups, Stuffed Breads, Sodas, Steaks and Teas.
Buy Wines Online
Virtual Vineyards is the world's largest online wine store, headquartered in California. They offer expert advice on selecting and serving wines.
Buy Your Groceries Online, Save Time And Money
NetGrocer is a national online grocery/supermarket that gives you good information on its products, and delivers it all to your door. Think of the time you'll save! They also offer discount prices, so you'll save money (not to mention car mileage and gas costs.) It's based in New Jersey
To find a local grocer who will deliver food to your door, try searching for "[CityName]" Grocer at a major search site such as Yahoo. If you find nothing, try substituting the name of a major suburb for the City Name.
Create An On-Line Cookbook At DigitalChef.com
The Digital Chef site keeps all your favorite recipes easily accessible for your reference. This is especially helpful if you periodically need to scale a recipe. Once you've saved a recipe, simply call it up each time you need to change the number of servings, and let Digital Chef make the calculation. Adding a recipe to your cookbook is as easy as telling the site to search for what kind of recipe you want, then clicking on it.
Find A Great Recipe At An Online Cookbook
Find a recipe that meets your needs for any situation. At the HomeArts.com site, you can specify what kind of food the recipe should use, how many calories it should contain, and the preparation time. It will then show you a list of recipes that match your requirements!
Find A Top-Notch Restaurant At Zagat.com
The online Zagat's Restaurant Guide helps you find the best restaurants in whatever area you're in. You can just click on the name of a city to find the best places to eat. It's an easy-to-use restaurant search utility that you can customize for your own dining preferences.
Find Out What's In That Junk Food
At this site, you can research nutritional information for more than 1,000 fast-food items! 20 major national chains are covered. All information is derived from the handbook Fast Food Facts published by the consumer division of the Minnesota Attorney General's Office.
Get A Free Custom Diet Assessment
EDiets.com will give you a free diet assessment, and a free newsletter to help you stay on your diet. You can also read useful diet tips and talk live with a real person at their Online Help Desk.
If you become an eDiets member, you'll receive professional support and supervision at a fraction of the cost of Weight Watchers. You'll also get your own "My eDiets" page, with progress reports, to meal plans, shopping lists, and access to hundreds of diet
Get Free "How To Prevent Cancer" Books
At The American Institute for Cancer Research, you can request free educational bookets about preventing cancer. Good dieting habits play a crucial role. Some of the titles:
Allow seven to 10 days for shipment, U.S. and Canada only.
- AICR Diet and Health Recommendations for Cancer Prevention
- Facts on Preventing Cancer - Alcohol
- Hints for a Healthy Weight
- The AICR Health & Nutrition Resource Catalog
Get Free Nutritional Pamphlets From Uncle Sam
The Consumer Information Catalog has the full online text versions of federal consumer publications covering the world of food and nutrition. Learn how to eat right, make your kitchen safe, and buy good safe food. You can view them for free online, or purchase printed copies that they will mail to you (some of which are free.)
Receive A World Wide Recipes Newsletter
This free newsletter delivers recipes by E-mail to over 40,000 subscribers. Subscribers receive a complete gourmet menu, from appetizer to dessert.