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flavor of the week

Something temporary. The phrase is often used to describe fleeting romantic relationships. I wouldn't get too attached to Katie, she's just Ralph's flavor of the week—they'll break up in no time. You change majors all the time, and Biology is just the flavor of the week, trust me!
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flavor food with something

to season a food with something. He flavors his gravy with a little sage. Can you flavor the soup with a little less pepper next time?
See also: flavor, food

flavor of the month

suddenly but temporarily popular This rap artist is pop music's current flavor of the month.
Etymology: based on the custom of selling a different special flavor of ice cream (frozen sweet food) every month
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the flavour of the month

  (British & Australian) also the flavor of the month (American & Australian)
someone or something that has suddenly become very popular, but may not remain popular for long Role-playing games are suddenly the flavour of the month.
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Although none of the Torani flavoring syrups require refrigeration once opened, be aware that the sugar-free products of some other brands, such as Atkins, do.
Willy Palmer left us with his ruminations on what has had the most influence on the flavoring industry in the last decade, "Several significant changes have taken place in the coffee flavor industry in the last decade.
Some roasters have used powdered flavors for flavoring ground coffee, but they are now implementing processes to use liquid flavor on ground coffee, which is more economical.
To maintain their share of the flavoring market, Flavor and Fragrance Specialties has "reinvested very heavily," according to Palmer.
Vincent continued, "The development of the new liquid flavoring used in our Organic Viennese Cinnamon started as a dream that has involved the work of many.
Graffigna concludes by stating, "No matter what the approach to flavoring the coffee or tea product -- be it flavor for starting materials, like coffee beans or tea leaves; for creamers, syrups, and/or dry instant products; or for ready-to-drink beverages -- Virginia Dare has a product to fit the requirement.
Do you see any niche markets, such as "organic" flavoring, developing within the flavored coffee and tea markets?
The practice of flavoring tea is not a 1970s invention, as one might imagine.
started flavoring roasted coffee with very simple equipment and sold the coffee in shops.
Do you sell flavorings for ground coffee, if so, is there anything you would like to tell my readers about the flavoring itself or the flavoring process?
The coffee had no flavored aroma either brewed or ground, and the white flavoring powder gave the coffee the appearance of having dandruff.
Something important to remember about flavoring coffees is that roast colors vary regionally and application recommendations have to be adjusted according to roast color; there is no universal dosage rate.