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How to Politely Refuse Dinner

By ContributorJune 9, 2010
We really could have used this article last week when Mom made “refrigerator surprise.” Thanks for the tips, crownoflaurel!— Sparkitors... More  →
How to Politely Refuse Dinner

How to Fake Being A Foodie

By Kathryn_WilliamsJune 8, 2010
With the appearance of celebrity chefs, reality cooking competitions, and entire cable networks devoted to food porn, it seems everyone and her... More  →
How to Fake Being A Foodie

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Not Anorexic, I Just Never Eat

By kat_rosenfieldMay 17, 2010
Is it okay to be scared of obesity and paranoid about foo—whoops, sorry, gotta go, the delivery guy is at the door... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Not Anorexic, I Just Never Eat

The Dos and Don'ts of Being an Awesome Host

By Ashley SpencerApril 30, 2010
Being a good host means striking the perfect balance between casualness and carefulness—which can also mean the difference between life and death.... More  →
The Dos and Don'ts of Being an Awesome Host

Home Ec? More Like Home Ick.

By ContributorApril 13, 2010
meeeelisa is making our stomachs growl, despite the mice and crustiness! —SparkNotes editors If your school is anything like mine, you... More  →
Home Ec? More Like Home Ick.

A Homebound Spring Breaker's Guide: What to Eat

By kat_rosenfieldApril 7, 2010
If you're stuck on the couch for the duration of your spring break, there's no need to be gloomy. Your SparkNotes editors... More  →
A Homebound Spring Breaker's Guide: What to Eat

The Cafeteria CRASH Test

By Dan_BergsteinJanuary 18, 2010
You're sitting in the cafeteria, talking with your friends, and trying to relax before being herded back into the soul-crushing classroom. Suddenly,... More  →
The Cafeteria CRASH Test

The Local Road Trip

By Julie KrautJanuary 14, 2010
Forget Europe, SCUBA diving, and beach bumming. If you’re looking for bang for your buck, road trips are the best kind of... More  →
The Local Road Trip

Lazy Cuisine: Grilled Cheese Goodness

By Robert IsenbergJanuary 11, 2010
Fact: The easiest, greasiest, happiest homemade lunch is the grilled cheese sandwich. If you're not sure how to turn on a stove, and... More  →
Lazy Cuisine: Grilled Cheese Goodness

If You Can Survive A High School Cafeteria…

By Jon_SkindzierJanuary 5, 2010
Most students enjoy high school cafeterias only slightly more than they enjoy being relentlessly punched in the nose, so the fact that... More  →
If You Can Survive A High School Cafeteria…