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Five food trends that need to die with 2012

This year has been an interesting and generally productive one for food trends, with global tastes well-established, house-made fruit and vegetable pickles all the rage, gourmet burgers and craft brews holding steady, and Peruvian and Thai fusion cuisine everywhere. But with the good comes the bad, and there are definitely a few food trends that have outlived their usefulness, and need to be put out of our misery.

Here are the top five food trends that should end when 2012 does. Cupcake-sized caskets, anyone?

See also: - Pie, the food trend of 2011, is still hot at these Denver spots - Bugged by the Huffington Post's "11 Biggest Food Trends of 2011" - Behold our 2011 food trend predictions

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Jenn Wohletz
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