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When Were Kraft Singles First Introduced?

It would be logical to assume that processed cheese, or American cheese was Kraft's first innovation. However, we see a glimpse of the brilliance of individually wrapped cheese singles much further back in the history of the company…

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Food Science

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Does Nutmeg Make You High?

Nutmeg is great in warm milk, as a spice in pumpkin pie, and a little bit in a bechamel goes a long way. It's similar to other spices such as cinnamon and cloves, sharing some of the same terpenes, but it has a unique flavor all its own. Like any spice, it's got some strong chemicals in it. Some creative stoners may tell you it will get you high. And not just high but very high…

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Food History

kraft-singles.jpg

When Were Kraft Singles First Introduced?

It would be logical to assume that processed cheese, or American cheese was Kraft's first innovation. However, we see a glimpse of the brilliance of individually wrapped cheese singles much further back in the history of the company…

Read on...

Food Science

nutmeg-whole-spice.jpg

Does Nutmeg Make You High?

Nutmeg is great in warm milk, as a spice in pumpkin pie, and a little bit in a bechamel goes a long way. It's similar to other spices such as cinnamon and cloves, sharing some of the same terpenes, but it has a unique flavor all its own. Like any spice, it's got some strong chemicals in it. Some creative stoners may tell you it will get you high. And not just high but very high…

Read on...

Other Recent Lore

No Ice Maker in Your Freezer? Try a Countertop Ice Maker

25 Aug 2016 16:21

We've come a long way. From ice chopped out of frozen lakes and stored placed in ice-boxes, to refrigerators, to refrigerators with tiny freezers, to stand-alone freezers, to larger refrigerators with bigger freezers, to automatic ice makers in our freezers. Gone are the days of cumbersome ice trays cluttering up our precious freezer space. Then again, those automatic ice makers take up space of their own inside freezers, and some folks don't have an ice maker at all. What if you want to make ice automatically without a freezer mounted ice maker? Enter the stand-alone countertop ice maker….

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Why is the Period Missing In Dr Pepper?

23 Aug 2016 00:17

If you read the article about who invented Dr. Pepper, you may notice that I neglected to put a period in Dr. throughout the article. I wrote, Dr Pepper, not Dr. Pepper. I did so while realizing that some people may think I was making a grammatic error. But as you may have noticed, and wondered about, there is no period in the Dr Pepper logo. Why not?…

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What Is The Plural Of Asparagus?

22 Aug 2016 04:17

The plural of asparagus is an interesting lesson in language. The word, in fact, could be said to not actually have a plural, or to have two plurals, depending on your viewpoint….

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Who Invented Dr Pepper?

19 Aug 2016 20:25

Dr Pepper has been around at least as long as Coca Cola. According to the official company history, even longer.

The soft drink was not invented by a doctor named Pepper (more on that below). Dr Pepper was invented in 1885 by a pharmacist named Charles Alderton, in Morrison's Old Corner Drug Store in Waco Texas, in those days nicknamed "six-shooter junction." Like many drug stores in those days, Morrison's, which was always hopping, featured a soda fountain….

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What is Xylanase in the Food Industry?

17 Aug 2016 03:03

Xylanase is any one of a class of enzymes produced by some microorganisms. These enzymes are involved in breaking down the hemicellulose in the cell walls of plants. Specifically, xylanase hydrolyzes a principal component of hemicellulose called xylan and arabinoxylan. Xylanase is used in the food industry for bread making, the production of corn starch, clarification of fruit juice and wine; animal feeds, and alcoholic fermentation….

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