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Food & Drink

The International Dairy Foods Association recently conducted a survey, where 97% of Americans reported “loving” or “liking” ice cream. They asked people for their favorite flavors, and  America likes the CLASSIC flavors. Vanilla is #1, followed by Chocolate . . . Strawberry . . . Butter Pecan . . . Cookie Dough . . . […]

Money

For whatever reason, “Business Insider” recently put out a list of the most commonly mispronounced DESSERTS, and how to actually pronounce them. 1.  Macaron.  It’s not “mah-kuh-ROON” . . . it’s mah-kuh-RON. 2.  Beignet.  It’s not “beg-NAY” or “beg-NET” . . . it’s ben-YE. 3.  Crêpes.  It’s not “KRAYPS” . . . it’s KREHPS. 4.  Dulce de […]

Food & Drink

Someone conducted a poll online, asking people what they think of 21 “controversial food opinions.” But they probably didn’t go extreme enough, because after amassing around 20,000 votes, more than 50% of people AGREED with half of them . . . and ALL of them found acceptance with at least 1 in 4 people. Here […]

Lifestyle

Well, this isn’t very “Fancy Like.” Applebee’s — known for its margaritas, burgers, and bar-type food — has been shutting down its chain locations across the U.S. The chain closed 46 locations in 2023 and plans to continue with closures this year. Applebee’s President Tony Moralejo shared in a fourth-quarter earnings call that 25 to […]

Lifestyle

“Business Insider” put together a list of things that are true for every Southerner.  And most of it is right as rain. If you live in the south, you’re already going to know all this stuff.  But if you live elsewhere, this might help you fit in better if you visit.  At the very least, it […]

Food & Drink

Consumer Reports has conducted tests on 12 lunch and snack kits, finding concerning levels of lead, cadmium, or both in all of them. The heavy metals can lead to developmental problems in children, according to Kevin Loria. Smithfield Foods, the company behind Armour LunchMakers, claims their products meet safety standards and that lead and cadmium […]

Food & Drink

Here are the top three things nutritionists say you should eat . . . 1.  Complex carbohydrates.  Including things like wheat bread, oatmeal, brown rice, beans, and potatoes.  They break down more slowly than simple carbs, so the energy boost lasts longer. “Simple carbs” basically means sugar.  Things like white bread, candy, and most breakfast cereals […]

Food & Drink

If you have kids of a certain age . . . or a sugar addiction . . . you’re probably going out on a CANDY RUN or two this weekend. There’s a ranking online of the best Easter candy of all time, and thousands of people weighed in.  Here are the Top 10: 1.  Reese’s […]

Food & Drink

When you’re considering ordering soup at a restaurant, you probably aren’t worried about PRICE . . . because, well, it’s soup.  But that isn’t always the case. A restaurant in Chicago is selling a soup for $1,893.  (!!!)  It’s being served for a limited time at “The Colonial Room” within a hotel called The Drake: Oak […]

A lot of young people are just finding out about this and feel cheated.  Did you know jalapeños are less spicy than they used to be? Your grandparents’ jalapeño had a lot more kick to it.  Then around 40 years ago, farmers intentionally started growing them to be bigger and less hot. Most of the […]