WEEKEND READING – 7/23/2016

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Here are a few interesting junk food-related stories from the past week. Enjoy.

Where Did Ketchup Come From, Anyway? (via Epicurious)

The Great Debate Over the Origin of the Ice Cream Sundae (via Mental Floss)

Here’s an inside look at how M&M’s are made (via Business Insider)

Extreme Ice Cream (via Cook’s Science)

Judge Not Your Neighbor’s Love for Mac n’ Cheetos (via Bloomberg View)

National Junk Food Day 2016 trends: Hope you like s’mores (via CNET)

Image via flickr user Mike Mozart / CC BY 2.0

WEEKEND READING – 7/16/2016

Coca Cola Soda Fountain Free Refills Sign, Childhood Obesity, Diabetes, HFCS, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Sugar, Health Issues

Here are a few interesting junk food-related stories from the past week from sites that have way more traffic than we do. Enjoy.

The American Promise In A Free Refill (via The New Yorker)

11 Brain-Freezing Facts for Slurpee’s 50th Birthday (via Mental Floss)

We need to call American breakfast what it often is: dessert (via Vox)

Why is Utah So Crazy About Fry Sauce? (via Atlas Obscura)

The World’s Greatest Fast-Food Toy Collector (via Lucky Peach)

Image via flickr user Jeepers Media / CC BY 2.0

WEEKEND READING – 7/9/2016

Ben & Jerry’s Peanut Butter Jam Session Ice Cream Cup

Trying something new. I read a bunch of interesting junk food-related articles this past week. They’re so interesting to me that I thought I’d share them with you. If you like this idea, let me know in the comments. If enough readers like it, I’ll attempt to do this weekly. Enjoy.

What It’s Like to Work at an Ice Cream Factory (via The Atlantic)

Competitive Hot-Dog Eaters Have Made America Great Again (via FiveThirtyEight)

Inside the Church of Chili’s (via GQ)

The struggle is ce-real: how Kellogg’s killed the hipster breakfast trend (via The Guardian)

Is this video of George Hamilton eating fried chicken giving you a tingling feeling? (via Washington Post)