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...
teaspoon of sugar

How many teaspoons of sugar are in one can of Coke?

A 12-ounce can of Coke has nearly 10 teaspoons of sugar in it. I got curious about this because I looked at the back...
Black Forest Ham

Does Black Forest ham come from a black forest?

Black Forest ham, or Schwarzwälder Schinken in German, is a variety of dry-cured smoked ham that comes from the hind leg of a pig....
egg rolls

Why is it called an egg roll if there is no egg in it?

No one knows for sure where the name egg roll comes from, but there are two leading theories. The first theory is that the dough...
extra fancy apples

What are “Extra Fancy” apples?

"Extra Fancy" is a USDA grade for classifying apples. Below are the different USDA grades an apple can be: U.S. Extra Fancy Grade: "Extra Fancy" apples...

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