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Have you ever asked yourself, “What’s the difference between brown sugar and white sugar?” There are a lot of culinary questions out there – good news is, we’re here to answer them.

Why Does Fruit Ripen Faster in a Paper Bag?

It's all about the ethylene gas.

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Does It Matter Which Side of the Foil Goes on the Outside?

Only if you're using nonstick foil.

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Why Would Anybody Want to Eat Old Meat?

Just because it's aged doesn't mean it's rotten.

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Why Do My Teeth Get Stained when I Drink Red Wine?

Blame it on weak enamel.

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Can You Microwave a Tea Bag That Has a Staple in It?

Everyone does it, but isn't metal a no-no?

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Why Does Pepper Make You Sneeze?

It irritates the mucous membranes.

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Will I Get Trichinosis from Eating Undercooked Pork?

Relax, it's a rare condition.

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Should Red Wine Be Served at Room Temperature?

Serving wines slightly cool allows more flavor to come through.

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What’s That White Stuff on Grapes?

Is it pesticide? Yeast? Unidentified gross substance?

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Why Are Shopping Carts So Hard to Steer?

It's not you, it's those pesky wheels.

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If You Ate 11.3 Pounds of Food, Would You Gain 11.3 Pounds in Weight?

What you need to know before attempting 24 Big Macs in a row.

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