pink bubble gum

Why is bubble gum colored pink?

In 1928, Walter Diemer was working as an accountant for the Fleer Chewing Gum company but also dabbled around in the Fleer factory in his...
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...
dill pickles

Why is it called a dill pickle?

The dill in dill pickle refers to the herb that is used to flavor the pickle. A pickled cucumber (commonly known as just a pickle)...
General Tso's chicken

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), however, he personally...
deviled eggs

Why are they called deviled eggs?

No one knows for sure why the word 'deviled' was originally used, however, there is evidence suggesting that it was due to the...

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