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...
deviled eggs

Why are they called deviled eggs?

No one knows for sure why the word 'deviled' was originally used, however, there is speculation that it was due to the Devil also being...
Gum

Does gum really take seven years to digest?

If one old wives' tale is true, gum will stay in your digestive system for seven years after being swallowed. Thankfully, this is nonsense. Nothing could...
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...
Candy Corn

Why is it called candy corn?

Here is a picture of candy corn: ......and HERE is a picture of why it's called candy corn: Cool, huh? Please help me out by clicking the...

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