I’m back. About 24 hours ago, I was at an open house, casually eating mozzarella sticks, when BOOM. Subliminal flavoring! I forgot. I’m mildly disappointed in myself, because it’s such a joy to write these entries and to educate myself (and the couple people reading this) about the gross stuff that’s in your processed … Continue reading Red All About It
You probably won’t recognize today’s topic by name. What you will recognize is what it is used in. Layered stacks of sustenance; meat, cheese, peanut butter, jelly, honey, bacon, jam and a million other items. Yes, I am referring to the sandwich. Not the sandwich as a whole, however. The oft-overlooked yet critical component of … Continue reading A hairy subject…
Yes indeed. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, (as it seems I have) you are aware that Twinkies have returned. New and improved? Well, that’s what they claim. Yes, they have 15 fewer calories and seem to have lost a tenth of an ounce, but nothing else seems to have changed. Eat one and … Continue reading Twinkies. (They’re baacckkk!)
Gelatin! You may or may not have heard the horror stories. If so, I am here to entertain you. If not, I am here to inform and disgust you. Here we go. According to Wikipedia, Gelatin is,…and I quote, “a translucent, colorless, brittle (when dry), flavorless solid substance, derived from collagen obtained from various animal by-products. It is … Continue reading I’m Disappointed in You, Marshmallows.
This is probably going to be our saddest post yet. I’ve already disappointed our crew here at Subliminal Flavoring, and if you read on you have my condolences. You have been warned. If you know what’s good for you, stop reading. If you keep reading, you have guts. Our topic today is Jelly beans. Those … Continue reading I’m sorry, but… Jelly Beans.
And so we have a wiener. Americans consume approximately 20 billion hot dogs annually. Yes, folks, today I am sharing my newly confirmed knowledge about hot dogs. Here are the usual ingredients you’ll find in an average frankfurter: Mechanically separated turkey Mechanically separated pork Corn Syrup – To add texture (what) and sweetness. Flavorings – … Continue reading Confirming Your Suspicions
Those fries aren’t all that harmless, are they? Today’s post is about french fries. Particularly fast food fries, I’m writing this post based off of McDonald’s in particular, but I have no doubt all fast food fries are all in the same “frier” so to speak. http://www.McDonalds.com So, what’s on that ingredient list found on … Continue reading French…. fries?