Twinkie Trivia

Written by Shauna Hanus

Did you know that Twinkies were introduced duringrepparttar Depression in Chicago. This little yellow snack cake filled with a mere 160 calories and delicious vanilla cream is enjoyed aroundrepparttar 139935 world. Chicago is stillrepparttar 139936 number one Twinkie eating city inrepparttar 139937 United States, but you can enjoy them anywhere. When they first were introduced Twinkies were filled with Banana Cream. This changed during World War II whenrepparttar 139938 United States suffered a banana shortage. Hostess did start to offer banana cream filled Twinkies as a special promotion a few years ago. My personal experience was they are hard to find. When I wrote to Hostess they sent me a few coupons and their apologies. I did getrepparttar 139939 pleasure a year latter whenrepparttar 139940 illusive banana cream filled Twinkie showed back up on my grocers shelves.

Cool Coffee

Written by Shauna Hanus

Ever wonder how coffee came to be. The story as I have heard it goes; a shepard was out one day tending his flock whenrepparttar sheep began eating a new berry. The sheep quickly began to act strange and almost seemed hyperactive. The shepard being a bit weary himself thought he would tryrepparttar 139934 berry and see what happened. He a short time latter found himself to be alert and energetic. The word about this mysterious berry got out torepparttar 139935 local monks who after some careful study discovered coffee.

Have you ever wondered if keeping you awake isrepparttar 139936 only thing coffee can do? Asthma sufferers may find thatrepparttar 139937 theophylline in coffee may reduce their symptoms. Theophylline is know to be a bronchodilator. Coffee may also help reducerepparttar 139938 risk of colon cancer by keeping a body regular.

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