25 Discontinued Food Items That Americans Didn’t Know They’d Have To Live Without

25 Discontinued Food Items That Americans Didn’t Know They’d Have To Live Without

Most of us have felt that hard-to-explain disappointment that comes with realizing your favorite food is no longer in stores. For whatever reason, sometimes even hugely popular products get discontinued, leaving many people with an empty feeling. We can only hope the products on this list make a nostalgia-inspired reappearance sometime soon.  1: Eggo Mini…

12 Ultra-Common Cooking Mistakes Americans Are Guilty of Making

12 Ultra-Common Cooking Mistakes Americans Are Guilty of Making

There’s a learning curve for everything, and the kitchen is no exception. Americans love trying their hand at cooking, and some succeed with flying colors. Others, not so much. These are some simple mistakes amateurs seem to make repeatedly in the kitchen. Be honest: How many of them have you made? 1: Overcrowding  Cooking everything…

24 “Healthy” Foods That Are Actually Not That Great For You

24 “Healthy” Foods That Are Actually Not That Great For You

From tricky marketing campaigns to old myths, what Americans have been told about some of our favorite “healthy” foods might not be exactly true. Admittedly, some of the foods on this list are healthier than others if you eat them in moderation. The tricky part is not everyone is great at such moderation. Above all…

17 “Healthy” Fast Foods That Are Anything but Good for You

17 “Healthy” Fast Foods That Are Anything but Good for You

Many fast-food chains market at least a few of their menu options as healthy. There’s more than one drive-thru establishment with a “fresh choice” or “lighter fare” menu. Unfortunately, sometimes, these supposedly healthy options are loaded with fat, sugar, and sodium. They might even be worse than ordering a burger and fries!  So, before you…

15 Foods That Are Ultra-Toxic Before You Cook Them. Kitchen Rookies, Take Note

15 Foods That Are Ultra-Toxic Before You Cook Them. Kitchen Rookies, Take Note

When you think of toxic foods, you probably imagine exotic dishes you’ll never come in contact with, at least not without a lot of effort on your part. But what if we told you many of the toxic foods on this list are probably in your fridge or pantry right now?  Believe it or not,…

24 Interesting and Surprising Facts About McDonald’s

24 Interesting and Surprising Facts About McDonald’s

There’s no doubt McDonald’s has earned its renowned place in popular culture. With billions served in countries across the globe, it’s no wonder that this fast food chain sparks curiosity. Get ready to discover 24 facts you might not know about this iconic burger chain. 1: It Wasn’t a Burger Joint  When it opened in…

The Environmental Impact of 27 Foods, Ranked. Chocolate Lovers, Close Your Eyes

The Environmental Impact of 27 Foods, Ranked. Chocolate Lovers, Close Your Eyes

It’s safe to say every choice you make affects the environment. It all adds up, from the type of car you drive to how much you spend on electricity every month.  Even the food you eat can have a major impact. The hamburger you eat for lunch can affect your health and the environment. That…

14 Costco Downsides To Consider Before Signing up for a Membership

14 Costco Downsides To Consider Before Signing up for a Membership

Costco is a favorite among many Americans, but even the best stores have their downsides. Costco has more than one disadvantage that members and member wannabes should know about. These drawbacks might not be widely publicized, but we still managed to find them.  1: Wait Times There’s no doubt Costco employees try their best to…

13 Polite Gestures Restaurant Workers Think Are Rude

13 Polite Gestures Restaurant Workers Think Are Rude

Working in the restaurant industry isn’t as easy as it may seem. Serving tables is hard work, and sometimes guests inadvertently make it more difficult. Before making your next reservation, ensure you’re avoiding these not-so-polite restaurant habits.  1: Seating Yourself When you walk into a restaurant and see an empty table, why not snag it…