Chef Boyardee

Was Chef Boyardee a real person?

Unlike the fictional product marketing icons of Betty Crocker, Aunt Jemima, and Mrs. Butterworth, Chef Boyardee was indeed a real person. The others were created...
St Patrick

Who was St. Patrick?

St. Patrick's Day is the celebration of the arrival of Christianity in Ireland and Irish culture in general. But who is St. Patrick? St. Patrick is the...
red pistachios

Why did pistachios used to be dyed red (or pink)?

Pistachios used to be dyed red (or pink) to cover blemishes and imperfections created during the harvesting process. If you have no idea what red...

Who was General Tso and why is chicken named after him?

General Tso's Chicken is named after Chinese statesman and military leader Zuo Zongtang (a.k.a General Tso, Tso Tsung-t'ang, and Marquis Kejing), but he personally...
cold shoulder

Where does the phrase, “giving me the cold shoulder,” originate?

Short answer: It was a mistranslation of a phrase from the Vulgate Bible.

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