Food: Tomorrow Is National Wine Day . . . Here Are Some Wine Drinking Stats

Tomorrow Is National Wine Day . . . Here Are Some Wine Drinking Stats

Tomorrow is National Wine Day. So THAT'S your excuse when you put down two or three bottles.

Here are some results from a new survey about wine drinking for the holiday . . .

1. Americans drink an average of four glasses of wine a week.

2. The main reason we DON'T drink a glass of wine after work or with dinner is because we don't want to open a new bottle.

3. Three out of four people say their favorite place to drink wine is at home.

4. And after we host a party, the average person throws out three partially-full bottles of wine. 

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Twinkies with orange creamsicle-flavored filling are coming soon. 

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Skittles is trying to get in on the healthy flavored-water thing. 

They're releasing Skittles Singles . . . powder packets that make your water taste like different Skittles flavors, with zero calories. 

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Jimmy Kimmel takes fake pressed juice to farmer's market

Which is funny, because a while back, Jimmy Kimmel pranked people at a farmer's market California by giving them organic juice that was actually Skittles he'd put in a blender.

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A group of elementary school girls in North Carolina are selling lemonade and hot dogs this summer to help pay off their classmates' school lunch debt. 

Their school alone has $3,100 in unpaid debt, and their school district is $41,000 in the whole. So that's their goal. And they're off to a decent start. This week, they dropped off their first check for $460.

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The 10 Foods We Want to Try but Haven't Include Kelp, Goat, and Fancy Donuts

It's more or less impossible to keep up with all of the trendy foods people are eating. But we're TRYING.

According to a new survey, the majority of Americans say they're a FOODIE. And here are the 10 foods we WANT to try but haven't . . .

1. Kelp, 39%.

2. Goat, 37%.

3. Rolled ice cream, 22%.

4. Foods infused with CBD, 21%.

5. Avocado toast, 21%.

6. Pasta made out of chickpeas, 21%.

7. Fancy, artisanal donuts, 20%.

8. Black rice, 20%.

9. A smoothie bowl, 20%.

10. Hemp, 19%. 

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Burger King really IS going to help pay off some student loans . . . although it's not as easy as just tweeting them. 

If you make a purchase through their app in the next few weeks, you'll have a chance for them to pay your loans. 

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Microwave Hacks For Foodies

If you’re only using your microwave to heat up leftovers and frozen dinners, you’re missing out. This underused tool can help speed things up in the kitchen with these microwave hacks for foodies.

·Peel garlic quickly - Just nuke garlic bulbs for 15 seconds and the skin will easily slide off.

·Rescue stale bread - Bring life back to your bread or bagels by wrapping it in a moist paper towel and zapping in the microwave for 20-second intervals. The moisture in the paper towel will soak into the bread so it tastes fresh, but it won’t get soggy.

·Juice fruit with ease - Pop the uncut orange or lemon in the microwave for 10 seconds to “loosen the fibers” inside the citrus so it’s easier to juice every drop.

·Toast nuts fast - Put a handful of nuts or seeds in a bowl with a little drizzle of oil and microwave for 60-seconds at a time, stirring after each minute. Cooking times vary, but expect about five minutes.

·Speed bread making - In a hurry to make bread or pizza crust? Let the microwave cut your time waiting for the dough to rise. Just put an eight-ounce cup of water in the back and the dough in a bowl in the middle and microwave on the lowest power for three minutes. Then let it sit for three minutes before heating it again for three minutes and letting it rest for six minutes. By then, the dough has doubled in size and is ready to bake.

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