Food Preparation

Noodles and MSG
  • 7 April 2015
Rumor: Cooking instant noodles along with the contents of their flavor packets turns the MSG...
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Noodles and MSG
Cake Inscriptions Gone Wrong
  • 25 March 2015
A compendium of mortifying examples of cake inscriptions gone wrong.
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Cake Inscriptions Gone Wrong
Tapioca Sinks Freighter
  • 30 July 2014
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
  • 20 February 2007
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
  • 28 December 2004
An unwary hostess tries to pass off a cake purchased at a bake sale as...
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Just Desserts