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all in the Kool-Aid and don't know the flavor

slang Involving oneself in something one knows little or nothing about. You weren't there, so would you quit commenting on my fight with Sue? You're all in the Kool-Aid and don't know the flavor!
See also: all, and, flavor, know

all in the Kool-Aid but don't know the flavor

slang Involving oneself in something one knows little or nothing about. You weren't there, so would you quit commenting on my fight with Sue? You're all in the Kool-Aid but don't know the flavor!
See also: all, but, flavor, know

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 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!
See also: flavor, month, of

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!
See also: flavor, of, week

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

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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Another major flavoring trend is reproduction not just of the tastes of specific foods, but of the specific flavors brought out in the manner of preparation.
With more than three decades of experience himself, Woszczak describes the process of making reaction flavors as a craft that heavily relies on the skills of the reaction flavorist in determining which amino acid/sugar mixture will produce the desired flavoring. The knowledge of which amino acids will give you which flavors is tricky, Woszczak says.
Many barbecue sauces already play on this idea, mixing sweet flavoring like honey with smoky flavors like chipotle.
Weldon Flavorings has added two new offerings for iced tea, the ever popular, Mint Flavor and Blueberry.
Lime juice and green curry paste, which is available commercially, act as flavoring for this powerful curry.
Flavoring syrups are a fun, delicious, and versatile way to enhance beverages and foods.
Because grill flavors are get ting more complex, there is a greater need for components like smoke flavoring to add those elements such as hickory, mesquite and cherry.
However, Ho and Johnsen say it remains unclear how fast -- or even whether -- the new flavoring will make it to the dinner table.
The usual alternative is "natural flavor," which should be called "non-butter flavor," because the major difference is the absence of butter flavoring. Even more misleading, Planter's and Pop-Secret's labels say "natural" instead of "natural flavoring," implying that the product contains no artificial ingredients.
The following manufacturers are covered in this report, with sales, revenue, market share for each company: McCormick Castella Nielsen-Massey Frontier Lochhead Manufacturing Steenbergs Cook Flavoring LorAnn C.F.
These factors are making the standardization process more complex and a growing challenge for the food flavoring industry.