A chipotle pepper is just a dried and smoked jalapeño.
Sour Patch Kids and Swedish Fish have the same base.
Cilantro and fresh coriander are the same thing.
Spam is named for the combination of the words «spice» and «ham.»
Kit Kats are filled with broken Kit Kats.
Rhubarb leaves are poisonous in large doses.
Bananas are berries — and strawberries are not.
Honey never goes bad.
Pound cake got its name because the original recipe contained one pound of each main ingredient.
Brussels sprouts, kale, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, and kohlrabi all come from the same plant.
Allspice isn’t actually a mix of other spices.
All Froot Loops technically taste the same, no matter what color they are.
Asparagus grows straight out of the ground.
In 2018, Nabisco redesigned its iconic animal crackers box after PETA flagged it.
The biggest difference between jam and jelly? Jam is made with fruit — and jelly is made with fruit juice.
Most raw oysters are still alive when you eat them.
Red, yellow, and green bell peppers are all the same vegetable. They’re just at different stages of development.
Haribo green gummy bears aren’t lime or green apple flavored. (They’re strawberry.)
Loofahs — aka: shower scrubbers — are made from gourds.
Tootsie Rolls start out as giant 13-pound logs that are then shaped down to their mini size.
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Мысль на память: Настойчивость может преодолеть все, даже законы природы.