Feast Your Eyes: Anatomy of a Turducken

A chicken, a duck, and a turkey walk into a bar…

Actually, the chicken gets stuffed inside a duck. Which is then stuffed inside a turkey to make a Turducken. The origins of this Franken-bird are unclear. However this handy infographic by jacobmake gives a lot of interesting factoids about the Turducken.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Feast Your Eyes Friday Anatomy of a Turducken

Around The World In 80 Drinks : Friday Infographic

Take your taste buds on vacation without leaving home. This infographic from Visual.ly shows the signature beverages from 80 countries. With a little research and a trip to the liquor store, you can sip your way around the world. Cheers!
Around the World in 80 Drinks

Cuts of Beef Cheat Sheet : Feast Your Eyes Infographic

 

So you’ve decided beef is what’s for dinner. You go to your local mega mart, trot over to the meat —and your eyes glaze over. Sooo many cuts. Where do you start?

You start with this ‘Cheat Sheet For Meat Treats.’ This informative chart from Visual.ly shows where  each cut comes from on the cow, how much it costs, and the best cooking method for it.

 

Cuts of Beef Cheat Sheet

Wine For Beginners : Friday Infographic

Wine is delicious. But learning about it can be daunting. Especially when you hear an oenophile waxing poetic about the nose, color and tastes of different wines.

What’s a wine newbie to do? Winefolly has put all the basics of buying, serving and drinking wine into one jam-packed infographic. This infographic (which is also available as a print) has all the things: types of wines, deciphering a wine label, serving temperatures…okay seriously it covers too much to list.  Peruse this handy guide and sip like a pro!

Basic Wine 101 Guide

 

 

White Wine Cheat Sheet: Feast Your Eyes Friday

Last week, I came out as a redhead. That’s not to say I don’t enjoy and occasional white wine. Sometimes the meal—or the mood—calls for it. I like to drink a sweeter white wine when I’m eating spicy food, such as Szechuan or Thai. If I’m hanging out and sipping wine on a hot summer day, I might opt for something fruity and dry.

This cheat sheet gives a quick breakdown of the flavor profile of some popular white wine varieties.

What’s in your glass these days? Let me know in the comments!

White Wine Cheat Sheet

Red Wine Cheat Sheet Infographic: Feast Your Eyes

I am a red-head. No, I’m not a ginger. I mean that I like red wine…a lot. If you have been reading my wine reviews, you already know that I like wines with ‘junk in the trunk’. If you’re new (Hey!), junk in the trunk is my term for a full-bodied red wine.

No matter if you like your red wine to have junk in the trunk, or if you prefer something a little lighter, this cheat sheet can help you find what you’re looking for.

Red Wine Cheat Sheet