Category Archives: Fun Facts

How Long Does Food Last in the Fridge Without Power? Here’s What an Expert Says

What to toss—and what to keep—next time there’s an electrical outage. It’s the season for stormy weather,  which puts the electricity powering your refrigerator at risk.   A brief power outage lasting minutes won’t affect the quality of the food in

16 Unexpected Items Chefs Always Freeze

You probably never thought to freeze avocados or a bag of Cool Ranch Doritos.   But these chefs say you should.   Here’s why. Cool Ranch Doritos “Fishing in South Texas as a kid, I would keep my Doritos in the ice chest. Ice cold

12 Father’s Day Traditions from Around the World

Fishing?  Skeletons?  Lighters?  Check out the different ways Father’s Day is celebrated across the globe. Father, in any language In America,  Father’s Day isn’t complete without dad firing up the grill,  sports on the tube,  and plenty of beer to

12 New Year’s Good Luck Traditions

The last few days of the year are ticking by, and it’s almost time to ring in the new year.   There are so many ways to start off 2020:   You can have a wild night out, heading to

Grilling the perfect steak

Give it a rest.   Allow your steak to stand at room temperature for 15 to 30 minutes after you remove it from the fridge. Salt and oil.   Give the steak a light coating of olive oil to help

11 Facts About Buffalo Wings You Probably Didn’t Know

Everyone loves a good ol’ fashioned crispy, saucy and tender Buffalo wing.   There’s nothing better than chowing down on a plate full of wings at your favorite bar or while watching a big game.   Next time you’re out for wings,

Mother’s Day Around the World

A special day in the honor of mothers,  Mothers Day is celebrated in several countries around the world though on different dates.   In a large number of countries including the US,  Mothers Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in

A Brief History of Cinco de Mayo

Red Jalapenos vs. Green Jalapenos

The same…but different. Jalapeño peppers are hands down the most popular hot pepper around, but most don’t know that it comes in different shades. That’s right – there are green jalapeños and red jalapeños. What’s the difference? Is one spicier than the

15 Spicy Facts About Chili Peppers

Peppers, or members of the genus capsicum, come in all shapes, sizes, colors—and spiciness.  Learn more about the varied and interesting fruit native to Central and South America.

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