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Food Quiz: 25 Questions to Test Your Culinary Smarts

Hungry for a food quiz? Test your smarts (and your stomach) with some food-related trivia questions.

The Delicious History of Pizza

Not only is pizza one of the most popular foods in the world, but it also has a fascinating history.


What Is Umami, Exactly?

You know sweet and salty, sour, and bitter. But do you know what umami is?


What Is White Chocolate, Exactly?

Are the rumors that it's not really chocolate true?


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 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...


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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!


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...


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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.



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...

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.



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.


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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10 Things Restaurants Aren’t Cleaning Like They Should

Going out to eat should be a treat. But the fact is, you're twice as likely to get food poisoning...


Cacao vs. Cocoa: What’s the Difference?

While they sound the same, they are in fact two very different things.


The 10 Best Foodie Cities in the World

The local cuisine is a major draw for travelers—you can tell by the fact that food-focused tours are on the...

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7 Slurpee Facts for Free Slurpee Day 2022

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