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Is a Hot Dog Day a Sandwich Day?

National Hot Dog Day is quickly approaching on Wednesday, July 18. Obviously, the question on everyone’s minds is “Is this sandwich day or not?” The word sandwich is defined as “an item of food consisting of two pieces of bread with meat, cheese, or other fillings between them, eaten as a light meal.” By definition a hot dog bun, while it can be ripped into two pieces, is only one piece of bread. But then this raises the question: What about a hoagie or sub bun? Those pieces of bread are usually connected on one side like a hot dog bun but we refer to them as a hoagie sandwich or a sub sandwich. So why is the debate always about hot dogs?

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Happy 90th Anniversary Reese’s!

Happy 90th anniversary of the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups! To celebrate, Reese’s will be introducing the Reese’s Outrageous with Pieces. The Reese’s Outrageous with Pieces takes the Reese’s NutRageous and replaces the peanuts with flavor-packed mini Reese’s Pieces. It’s Reese’s Peanut Butter, Piece’s and caramel covered in that familiar Reese’s chocolate.

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The Joy of Kinder Joy

Kinder is coming to America! A Kinder Joy is a unique experiential treat that creates bonding moments between parents and kids. It comes in a plastic egg-shaped container made of two separately sealed halves that you both will enjoy. One half contains a delicious treat made of two soft cream layers: one is sweet milk cream-flavored and one is cocoa-flavored. Within the creamy layers lie two round, chocolate-covered wafer bites that are filled with a soft, sweet cocoa cream. All of this can be enjoyed cleanly with the included Kinder spoon.

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