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Why Eating Too Quickly May Kill You

Eating too quickly can be viewed as impolite, but did you know that it could actually kill you? Think about how you eat. Are you the first or the last to finish? Do you chew quickly to get the food into your stomach or savor every bite? Do you eat quickly on a regular or special [...]

Modern Table Manners 101

There is a place for civility and etiquette in our society-- it just isn't frequently taught. In the past, parents used to be responsible for teaching their children manners, and they frequently sent their children off to finishing school to teach them how to be civilized and appropriate at all times. Whether you're at the [...]

Why Americans Are Crazy About Ranch Dressing

For over two decades now, Americans have set ranch dressing as the best selling salad topper - overtaking Italians. You might wonder, why is a simple mixture of buttermilk, herbs and mayonnaise make Americans crazy just to liven up their daily vegetable intake? In the earlier days, ranch dressing was just a simple old plain [...]

Is Double Dipping a Food Safety Problem or Just A Poor Move?

When it comes to double dipping, what's the rule? Generally, the practice of taking a bite of a chip and then dipping it again is considered inappropriate in polite society. In public gatherings, it is certainly frowned upon-- would you want to dip something into traces of someone else's DNA and then consume it? Don't [...]

Is It Really Okay To Eat Food That’s Fallen On The Floor?

We've all been there. You make a sandwich or a snack that you can't wait to eat. Then you turn around and accidentally knock it to the floor. You've invested so much, and you're eyeing that food, wondering whether the five second rule applies. But is this so-called rule really scientifically proven, or just another [...]

Fun Facts About Coffee

Millions of people around the world drink coffee every day. Whether it's hot, iced, or blended, this drink made of blending coffee beans and water has become a part of our daily existence. Whether it's the best coffee in New York or the best coffee in Sydney, you must appreciate the power of the bean. [...]

Are French Fries From France?

One thing that Americans can't seem to get enough of is French Fries! These tasty little treats are made out of potatoes, although they come in different ways depending on where you go in the world. In Canada, fries are frequently dipped into malt vinegar or covered with gravy and other toppings to make poutine. [...]