This Is the Secret Ingredient Behind the Addictive Flavor of McDonald’s Fries
There's one ingredient in McDonald's fries that makes them so dang addictive—and it's not the salt. Find out what really...
Sorbet vs. Sherbet: What’s the Difference?
Sugar? Milk? Cream? We've got the full scoop on what separates these tasty frozen treats.
Is a Hot Dog a Sandwich? We Attempt to Settle the Debate
Hot dog, wiener, frankfurter—call it what you want, but according to some culinary experts, you shouldn't call it a sandwich.
The 18 Things Chefs Buy at Costco
We all know how great the deals can be at Costco—so it should come as no surprise that professional chefs...
Peeps Is Dropping 6 Brand-New Flavors in 2022—and We Can’t Pick a Favorite
It's time to keep an eye out for your favorite marshmallow chicks! But be prepared for a hunt, because some...
12 Things You Think Are Cheaper at Aldi but Aren’t
Shopping at Aldi is generally gentle on your wallet...but not every item on their shelves is a bargain. Here's what...
What Is American Cheese, Exactly?
It may be an American classic, but there’s a good chance that you don’t actually know what’s in this processed...
What Is Margarine, Exactly?
We have the scoop on what’s actually in margarine…and the surprisingly fascinating story of how this butter substitute was invented.
What Is Bubble Tea, Exactly?
Here's everything you ever wanted to know about boba, the fun and customizable Taiwanese bubble tea.
What Those Colored Circles on Food Packages Actually Mean
Wondering what those colored circles on food packages really mean? The answer is more technical than you might think.
What Is Caviar, Exactly?
If you've ever wondered what caviar actually is, you're in the right place. Here's the scoop on those tiny fish eggs...
What Are Marshmallows, Exactly?
This isn't just a puff piece! We're getting to the bottom of the bag to find the answer to one...
What Are Hot Dogs Made Of, Exactly?
We get to the bottom of what goes into hot dog production, and learn about all the ingredients. Hint: It's...
Is Tomato a Fruit or a Vegetable?
Turns out, there's both a botanical and a legal definition for what makes a food a fruit or a vegetable.
Why Are There 10 Hot Dogs in a Pack but Only 8 Buns?
I'll never understand why this wasn't fixed a long time ago!
13 Polite Habits That Fast-Food Employees Secretly Dislike
Making a fast-food faux pas is no fun! Here's a look at the most common friendly mistakes—and what to do...
11 Mistakes Everyone Makes with Their Air Fryer
They promise low-fat cooking with extra-crispy results, but if you don't use your air fryer properly, your dish may be...
What Is Chai Tea, Exactly?
Add some sugar and spice to your life with masala chai, a delicious tea with a fascinating history and surprising...
Is Eggplant a Fruit or a Vegetable?
Before you whip up some eggplant parm or baba ghanoush, find out if the eggplant you’re about to use is...
Here’s How to Open a Ketchup Packet the Right Way
Eating on the go? Try this genius hack to open a ketchup packet without the mess.
There’s a Scientific Reason Why Pink and Red Candies Are So Irresistible
Red and pink candies have long been customer favorites, and it turns out there's a scientific reason for this seemingly...
How to Open a Can Without a Can Opener
Need to open a can without a can opener? Try these handy methods that incorporate common tools around your home...
If You See Bloated Food Packaging, This Is What It Means
Steer clear of products with bloated packaging at the store. It's a food safety issue—here's why.
Here’s What’s Really in an Impossible Burger
There's one key ingredient that makes the seemingly impossible possible.