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This Is Why Most Grocery Stores Don’t Have Windows

Grocery stores have a few tricks up their sleeve.



This Is What the Numbers on a Toaster Really Mean

Using the number dial on your toaster should be simple, but this kitchen appliance isn't as easy as 1-2-3.


If You See a Blue Twist Tie on Your Bread Bag, This Is What It Means

That twist tie on your bread bag can tell you a lot about your loaf.

If You See an Indent at the Bottom of a Wine Bottle, This Is What It Means

Have you noticed wine bottles come with an indent at the bottom? Sip back and relax as we uncover fact...


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What Hotel Buffets Look Like Now, Post-Pandemic

Plated meals, an increased reliance on waitstaff, and higher costs may become the new normal for this popular hotel staple.

Here’s 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.


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Here’s Why There Are 10 Hot Dogs in a Pack, but Only 8 Buns

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


The Hidden Detail on the Baskin Robbins Logo You Never Noticed Before

Can you spot the Baskin Robbins logo's clever "secret"?


If You See White Stuff on Your Baby Carrots, This Is What It Is

Notice something white on your carrots? Here's what it is, and why you really shouldn't be worried about it.


Is Tomato a Fruit or a Vegetable?

Are tomatoes a fruit? Or a vegetable? Either way, they're delicious.


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3 Things You Won’t See in Costco Anymore

As the COVID-19 pandemic eases in the U.S., some stores are starting to ease restrictions—and Costco is no exception. But...


7 Slurpee Facts for Free Slurpee Day 2021

July 11th is Free Slurpee Day! Get the scoop on the famous drink before that brainfreeze sets in.


This Is Why You Shouldn’t Order a Pizza in a Snowstorm

Consensus among Taste of Home staffers says ordering pizza delivery in a blizzard is a mistake. Here's why.

Why Is Coffee Called a Cup of Joe?

There are several different theories!


What’s the Difference Between Peppermint and Spearmint?

Debating whether to use spearmint or peppermint? We have you covered.


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This Fast-Food Restaurant Is the Safest in the Country Right Now

It's outperforming its competitors in every safety category.


13 Foods to Stock Up on Before a Hurricane Hits

The time to prepare for a disaster is long before the storm hits. We've rounded up a list of non-perishable,...



Why Are They Called Buffalo Wings If They’re Made from Chicken?

Rumor has it they were the invention of a resourceful mom with a hungry kid.


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These Photos Show How COVID-19 Has Changed Salad Bars

They don't have salad, but they will make you laugh.


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The Rules for Shopping at Walmart, Target and More During COVID-19

From social distancing to one-way aisles, here's what stores are doing to keep people safe.

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Trader Joe’s Won’t Offer Delivery or Pickup During COVID-19—and Here’s Why

Ever wonder why you can't order grocery delivery from Trader Joe's? We found out why.


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Should You Wear a Mask While Grocery Shopping?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently changed their recommendations for wearing face masks in public. Here's what...


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How to Safely Enjoy Takeout During Coronavirus

You don't have to give up your weekly Netflix and pizza tradition! Just take these steps to nix germs when...


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What Farmers Markets Will Look Like This Summer

Due to COVID-19, your weekly trip to the farmers market might look a little different this summer. Here's what to...


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Chipotle, McDonald’s, and Starbucks Just Earned Top Honors for COVID-19 Safety Measures

The best fast-food chains offer hand sanitizer, contactless payment, and other COVID-19 safety precautions.


8 Etiquette Mistakes Everyone Makes at a Steakhouse

Steakhouse etiquette is designed to create a formal-but-friendly experience, but all those stuffy rules can make you feel uncomfortable. Warm...