Category Archives: Fun Facts

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.

101 Best Restaurants in America

If you eat out in the U.S.A. and want the best dining experiences possible, this guide is for you. What makes a good restaurant a “best”?   Food that’s better than just good, of course.   A dining room and a level

50 States Of Must-Try Foods

From Alabama to Wyoming, here are the dishes that most-define every state in the United States.  Don’t just settle for the same dish wherever you go: Each state is packed with iconic local flavors that share its history and define

11 Things You Didn’t Know About St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day dominates the month of March, with green beer, interesting legends, and unknown facts.  Learn more about the man and holiday that’s celebrated all around the country on March 17.

Chili History – National Chili Day

When it comes to the story of chili, tales and myths abound.  While many food historians agree that chili con carne is an American dish with Mexican roots, Mexicans are said to indignantly deny any association with the dish. Enthusiasts

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