Foodie 500!

By Michele Ehlers

  • Release Date : 2012-02-23
  • Genre : Reference
  • FIle Size : 0.25 MB


Foodie 500! Welcome to the FOODIE 500!

Be the center of attention at your next dinner party and share your top favorite food facts!

Food facts from the following categories: Food, Beverages, Cooking Tips, Health & Beauty, History & Restaurants. Here are some sample facts:

For headaches, cut a lime in half and rub it on your forehead, it will help the throbbing go away.

Don't throw out left over wine. Freeze into ice cubes for future cooking.
There is no alcohol left in food that's cooked with wine. The alcohol evaporates at 172 degrees.

Did you know that there are 8 insect legs in the average chocolate bar?

A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top.

Did you know that an ear of corn never has an odd number of rows?

The man who invented Cap'n Crunch, Jay Ward, also invented George of the Jungle, Rocky and Bullwinkle, Boris and Natasha, & Dudley Do-Right.

A pineapple is ripe if one of its top leaves can easily be pulled out.

If all the Coca-Cola bottles in the world were laid end to end that they would reach the moon and back more than 1,677 times?

The average American eats 18 acres of pizza in their lifetime?

Bananas contain a natural chemical which can make a person happy. This same chemical is also found in Prozac.

The “spot” on 7-Up comes from its inventor who had red eyes. He was albino.

If you only need half an onion, save the root half. It will last longer.

If you add one packet of ranch dressing to a McDonald Chef Salad, it will have more fat than a Big Mac?

The flavor we all know as bubblegum is a combination of wintergreen, vanilla, and cassia (a form of cinnamon)?

In many states the highway patrol carries 2 gallons of coke in the trunk to remove blood from car accidents on the highway?

Celery has negative calories! It takes more calories to eat a piece of celery than the celery has in it to begin with!

To keep potatoes from budding, place an apple in the bag with the potatoes.

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