Food Preparation

Noodles and MSG Rumor: Cooking instant noodles along with the contents of their flavor packets turns the MSG...
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Noodles and MSG
Tapioca Sinks Freighter A freighter carrying tapioca nearly sank when a fire in its hold (and the water...
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Tapioca Sinks Freighter
Multicolored baby carrots in a bowl
How Are Baby Carrots Made?
  • 11 March 2008
Baby carrots are just small carrots or carrot chunks, not 'deformed full-sized carrots that have...
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How Are Baby Carrots Made?
Health Stats and Eggs Health statistics regarding eggs confuse bureaucrat and restaurant manager.
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Health Stats and Eggs
Pan of refried beans
What Are ‘Refried Beans’?
  • 10 July 2006
What Americans call 'refried beans' are not really beans that have been fried more than...
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What Are ‘Refried Beans’?
Just Desserts An unwary hostess tries to pass off a cake purchased at a bake sale as...
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Just Desserts