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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.
See also: flavor

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
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.”
See also: flavor, month, of
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This usually worked for a few months before apples became limp and flavorless.
But like other store-bought tomatoes, they're often hard and flavorless. If you grow tomatoes from seed, you have many more varieties to choose from, and they're guaranteed to be tastier.
Lest "vegan" be associated with "flavorless", dishes such as Chocolate Cherry Brownies and Cilantro Black Bean Burgers defy 'bland' while international dishes such as Nori Rolls and Vegetable Paella provide diverse fare and approaches to blending vegan principles with traditional cuisines.
"Dry and flavorless brisket, cooked in a salty fluid of Campbell's beef broth and Lipton onion soup mix.
toothpastes that feature a patent-pending, flavorless botanical extract from licorice root, combined with natural mint oils that promise to deliver a refreshing taste that helps prevent bad breath.
Appetizers included chicken teriyaki (flavorless and cold), spring rolls (crisp, flavorless and cold), crab rangoons (crunchy with a smooth sauce), beef Santa Fe (meat dumplings that had good flavoring) and chicken wings (crunchy, not greasy, but with no flavor).
Volunteers praised Darigold's pale yellow color but complained that the nog itself was runny, thin and rather flavorless. One reviewer said he "would rather bathe in it than drink it."
Inevitably, "Ecstasy" includes some of Takashi Murakami's silly mushrooms, so flavorless in comparison with the immensely popular organic fantasies of, say, manga and anime master Hayao Miyazaki.
Mealy peaches; hard, flavorless strawberries; wrinkly green beans; flavorless, degermed corn meal--all too often supermarket products offer only faint hints of the rich flavors these foods can and should have.
beers have gradually evolved into very "drinkable" but often flavorless products.
According to Erhan, who leads the center's Food and Industrial Oils Research Unit, the company needed a flavorless, food-grade adhesive that it could use for an assembly line operation that involves inserting drinking straws into beverage cans, cartons and bottles.
100% ANY WHEY Protein consists of a blend of whey protein isolate, whey protein concentrate and whey protein hydrolysate and is formulated to be flavorless. Every scoop increases the protein content by 17 grams, therefore a food that is typically low in protein can be altered to contain a significant amount.
Neobee M-5, a colorless, odorless, flavorless oil, migrates to the surface of an uncoated bar to prevent it from sticking to packaging materials.
Dispirited mood is furthered by flavorless depiction of a Europe mostly limited to budget hotels, highways and back alleys.