Did you know…Pasta is available in 600 different shapes? (& other cool facts about pasta)

Before we get to the video, I wanted to share a couple websites that support the “600 pasta shape” fact: Pasta for All – The International Pasta Organization  Food Network Canada The Daily Meal Who doesn’t like a good bowl of pasta? Well, here is a short video with some interesting facts about this tasty…Read more »

Did you know…Watermelons in Japan are square? (And other fun food facts)

  So, why in the world are watermelons in Japan square? According to whataboutwatermelon.com, there are two reasons for this… They are easier to stack and ship It’s specifically designed to fit into the small Japanese refrigerators. Here is a “Did you know” video with this fact and a few others.

How to eat healthy – Food Additives: Anti-Foaming Agents (Aka…silly putty?)

Yes, you read that right, silly putty.   I used to love to play with silly putty as a kid. Those of you from my generation (I grew up in the 70’s and 80’s) will remember buying and playing with silly putty. One of my favorite things to do? Press some silly putty on against newspaper…Read more »

How to eat healthy: Food Additives ~ Anti-caking Agents.

Did you know the FDA maintains a database of over 3000 different items, which are added to our food? This series covers the most common of these additives. Today, we continue working our way through the list of additives the FDA deems “safe”, as we discuss anti-caking agents. For the other articles in this series,…Read more »