Food facts

Vanilla And Strawberry Flavor Comes From A Beaver

Reading Time: 2 minutes After reading this you may never want to go near strawberry and vanilla flavor again, or maybe never trust natural flavors again. Why exactly? The “natural” vanilla flavor comes from a beavers backside (strawberry too). If that’s not bad enough for you, wait until you read about the substance. Have you ever wondered what the …

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10 Piece Chicken McNuggets Box Has 11 Nuggets

Reading Time: 2 minutes The picture of the 10 piece Chicken McNugget box from McDonalds has 11 Chicken McNuggets on it. Count them for yourself on the box above. However… As pointed out by a commenter, the two nuggets in the lower left corner of the stack are actually just one nugget that has been cut in half. If …

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History of Ice Cream Cone – Who Invented It?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Now it’s time for the fascinating history of the ice cream cone. It’s probably not an item that you would really place too much thought into. That’s aside from price, flavor, shape and size. In all honesty, most of us would be more concentrated on the special desert being placed inside the receptacle than the cone …

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Honey is the Only Food That Doesn’t Take Life

Reading Time: 2 minutes Raise your hand if you enjoy honey. It’s the delicious food that is produced by bees. It’s sweet, and relatively good for you. It doesn’t spoil and can be used for food and in some medicines. But did you know that it’s also good for the planet in more ways than one? That’s because honey …

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Forks Were Considered Evil and a Tool of the Devil

Reading Time: 2 minutes Did you know that the common fork was once considered evil and a tool of the devil? It seems hard to believe today, but in the middle ages the Europeans took an especially harsh dislike of this new wonder tool for the dinner table. The fork had a fairly humble beginning. It was used early …

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