10 Things to Know About Horseradish [Like how it got its name]

10 Things to Know About Horseradish [Like how it got its name]

1. Horseradish is the ugly brother of the crowd favorite condiment triumvirate (ketchup, mustard, and mayo). It has been around for thousands of years. 2. Horseradish is the root of the Armoracia rusticana plant. Its cousins are wasabi, mustard, broccoli … Continue reading

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A Dozen Things to Know About the Dubious Food Coloring Called Yellow #5

A Dozen Things to Know About the Dubious Food Coloring Called Yellow #5

1. It has many names – Tartrazine, E102 , FD&C Yellow 5, C.I. 19140, or just plain Yellow 5. 2. Yellow #5 is a synthetic, water soluble, lemon yellow dye used as a food coloring. 3. A partial list of … Continue reading

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