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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 of the month

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 month—they'll break up in no time. You change majors all the time, and biology is just the flavor of the month, trust me!
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flavor (something) with (something)

To add something, such as a spice or an herb, to a dish to enhance or improve its flavor. I'm begging you, please don't flavor the guacamole with cilantro—I hate the taste of it. My Italian relatives love to flavor everything with garlic.
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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?
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flavor of the month

A briefly prominent or popular person, product, or trend. The term originated in the 1930s in the ice cream industry, where a particular flavor of ice cream was promoted each month. Since the late 1900s, it has been used ironically to comment on a short-lived success of some kind. For example, “Their new album is the flavor of the month, but I doubt that it’ll survive.”
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Suppliers of flavoring can for sure do many things to facilitate increased market share for flavored coffee and teas.
What do you think has had the most influence on the coffee/tea flavoring industry in the last decade?
Mike Wendling, president of Key Essentials, considers Canada and Mexico good export destinations for flavoring.
This year, as we publish our seventh annual review of coofee and tea flavor trends, we are examining the business of flavoring.
Melchers also has natural propylene glycol free flavoring for the organic coffee marketplace.
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.