Specialty Foods Are Becoming a Regular Staple Again

Americans are once again indulging in specialty foods the way they did before the recession, and they'll likely make big purchases of these affordable luxuries during the holidays. A recent survey showed 63% of American consumers purchased specialty food this year, up from 46% in 2009.

In hard times, people need cookbooks

The book publishing business may be souring but, the New York Times says, in hard economic times, people need cookbooks -- pointing to research from...