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What Is American Cheese, Exactly?

It may be an American classic, but there’s a good chance that you don’t actually know what’s in this processed...


What Is Margarine, Exactly?

We have the scoop on what’s actually in margarine…and the surprisingly fascinating story of how this butter substitute was invented.


What Is Bubble Tea, Exactly?

Here's everything you ever wanted to know about boba, the fun and customizable Taiwanese bubble tea.


What Those Colored Circles on Food Packages Actually Mean

Wondering what those colored circles on food packages really mean? The answer is more technical than you might think.


What Is Caviar, Exactly?

If you've ever wondered what caviar actually is, you're in the right place. Here's the scoop on those tiny fish eggs...


What Are Marshmallows, Exactly?

This isn't just a puff piece! We're getting to the bottom of the bag to find the answer to one...


What Is Sashimi, Exactly?

News flash: Sashimi and sushi are not the same thing.


What Are Hot Dogs Made Of, Exactly?

We get to the bottom of what goes into hot dog production, and learn about all the ingredients. Hint: It's...

Is Tomato a Fruit or a Vegetable?

Turns out, there's both a botanical and a legal definition for what makes a food a fruit or a vegetable.


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Why Are There 10 Hot Dogs in a Pack but Only 8 Buns?

I'll never understand why this wasn't fixed a long time ago!


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13 Polite Habits That Fast-Food Employees Secretly Dislike

Making a fast-food faux pas is no fun! Here's a look at the most common friendly mistakes—and what to do...


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11 Mistakes Everyone Makes with Their Air Fryer

They promise low-fat cooking with extra-crispy results, but if you don't use your air fryer properly, your dish may be...


Your New Favorite Bread Recipe Has Only 2 Ingredients

You can make a two-ingredient quick bread in only 30 minutes!


Here’s Why Mexican Coke Tastes Better Than American Coke

Soda fans swear that Mexican Coke tastes better, and is even bubblier than American Coke. Turns out, there's some evidence...


What Is Chai Tea, Exactly?

Add some sugar and spice to your life with masala chai, a delicious tea with a fascinating history and surprising...


Is Eggplant a Fruit or a Vegetable?

Before you whip up some eggplant parm or baba ghanoush, find out if the eggplant you’re about to use is...


What Is a Pine Nut, Exactly?

You might be surprised to find out where pine nuts actually come from—and how they're technically classified.

Coca-Cola Dropped a New Beverage for 2022—And We’re Already Obsessed

If you're a die-hard fan of Coca-Cola and coffee, then this drink was made for you. It hits stores in...


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Here’s How to Open a Ketchup Packet the Right Way

Eating on the go? Try this genius hack to open a ketchup packet without the mess.


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There’s a Scientific Reason Why Pink and Red Candies Are So Irresistible

Red and pink candies have long been customer favorites, and it turns out there's a scientific reason for this seemingly...


We Tried Dolly Parton’s 5-Layer Casserole, and Now We’re Making It on Repeat

Is the Queen of Country also the queen of cooking? We put this Dolly Parton casserole to the test!


10 Best Coffee Alternatives to Try This Year

Move over, coffee. You've got competition.


How to Open a Can Without a Can Opener

Need to open a can without a can opener? Try these handy methods that incorporate common tools around your home...

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If You See Bloated Food Packaging, This Is What It Means

Steer clear of products with bloated packaging at the store. It's a food safety issue—here's why.


The Most Romantic Valentine’s Day Restaurants in Every State

We found the most romantic places to eat for Valentine's Day in each state, so all you need to do...


15 Sumptuous Chocolates to Gift Your Sweetheart This Valentine’s Day

They say the way to the heart is through the stomach, and on Valentine's Day, both of them want chocolate.


Is Plant-Based Meat Better for the Environment?

When it comes to the environment, meat is bad and plants are good. But what about plant-based meat? We asked...


What Exactly Is Meatless Meat?

Plant-based meats are coming soon to a dinner table near you, but what’s actually inside those burgers, meatballs, nuggets, and...


The Best Thanksgiving Dish for You, According to Your Zodiac Sign

Can your zodiac sign predict the Thanksgiving dish you love to gobble up?