MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why do banana flavored products never taste like real bananas?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why do banana flavored products never taste like real bananas?

Jellybeans, yogurt, candy, anything that is “banana flavored” for some reason doesn’t taste anything like real bananas. Why? The reason is kind of crazy actually. The artificial banana flavoring used in products is based on a type of banana that was wiped out by a plague in the 1950s. So it literally doesn’t exist anymore.…

TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD: Very exciting food news from SPACE!

TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD: Very exciting food news from SPACE!

If you’re a foodie and into space this news is very exciting. Astronauts recently were able to grow peppers on the Space Station for the first time. Which they then used to make tacos! I hope it was a Tuesday. I’d love a space taco. Probably beats that other astronaut food. Not to be outdone…

I Should Have Known That! Wednesday January 8 2020: Hungry Sports

I Should Have Known That! Wednesday January 8 2020: Hungry Sports

Q: 22% of men say THIS is their favorite thing to eat while watching sports. A: Nachos Congrats to Craig from Waterbury who got it right and also loves nachos. Play again tomorrow at 4pm for more tickets to 90’s House Party at Mohegan Sun Arena.   Image credit: Getty Images/iStock/Getty Images Plus/Prostock-Studio