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Food History

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What Happened To Jell-O Pudding Pops?

During the 1980s, Jello pudding pops were featured freezer treats in millions of American homes. Fudgsicles never really had anything on them. Even in into the 1990s, Jello pudding pops were still going strong. And then, poof, they're gone.

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Food Science

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Is it OK to Eat Expired Canned Foods? How Long Do They Last?

There are countless shelf stable foods in your pantry. Some of them sit there for years. Maybe you have a can of vegetables in your cabinet that has been there for years. On the bottom is an expiration date. It's expired! Does this mean it is unsafe to eat it?

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Food History

old-jello-pop-ad.jpg

What Happened To Jell-O Pudding Pops?

During the 1980s, Jello pudding pops were featured freezer treats in millions of American homes. Fudgsicles never really had anything on them. Even in into the 1990s, Jello pudding pops were still going strong. And then, poof, they're gone.

Read on...

Food Science

canned-food-expiration-date.jpg

Is it OK to Eat Expired Canned Foods? How Long Do They Last?

There are countless shelf stable foods in your pantry. Some of them sit there for years. Maybe you have a can of vegetables in your cabinet that has been there for years. On the bottom is an expiration date. It's expired! Does this mean it is unsafe to eat it?

Read on...

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Universal Food Chopper - 1898 Vintage Ad

03 Oct 2017 21:55

Today, when we think of automatic food choppers, we envision a device designed to replace knife work and make chopping ingredients for dishes faster and easier. But this Universal Food Chopper advertisement seems to indicate that the appliance will chop up just about anything, pigs, cows, sheep, fish, lobster, vegetables, etc….

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Is It True That Grapefruit Interacts With Many Drugs?

30 Sep 2017 04:14

Many people do not realize how many potential reactions there are between common foods and pharmaceutical drugs. Some of these interactions may just cause the drug to be less effective, but others can be dangerous. If you've ever been prescribed a drug and been warned to avoid grapefruit or grapefruit juice, it is because grapefruit juice is known to have a dangerous effect on the metabolism of many commonly prescribed drugs. In fact, it interacts with over 95 medicines….

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Is Beer More Relaxing Than Other Alcoholic Beverages?

30 Sep 2017 00:10

Does Beer Make You Happy?

I usually have one beer each night. Sometimes two. The reason I usually have one beer is that I like to have a nightcap, as they say, of whiskey, whether scotch, bourbon, Irish whiskey, etc. But I've long noticed that beer not only relaxes me quicker but puts me in a better mood than other forms of alcohol….

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Is Sugar Really Addictive?

29 Sep 2017 22:47

The next time someone tells something is addictive, ask one of the most important questions you can. Kids know this question well: WHY? One of the many manifestations of the current state of food-fear and alarmism, and certainly a claim of many alternative fat loss gurus is that sugar is addictive. Why?…

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Should Babies Only Eat Bland Food with No Spices or Seasonings?

29 Sep 2017 03:48

If you are a parent that served your baby store-bought baby food from jars, then you are a parent who knows what it tastes like. Because of course you tasted it. First, you were curious. Second, we love our children too much to give them food we haven't even tasted yet! So, you know baby food is bland mushy bleck! At least for the most part. Some of it is not bad, like the bananas. Regardless, it's not exactly a flavor explosion….

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