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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?
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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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There is also rising use of limited editions to create a temporary buzz around brands, via novel and exciting flavors, shapes, and concepts.
"Consolidating all the flavors is making sense, but we do see success in new flavors like dragonberry, one of our top-three performing flavors," says Ned Duncan, VP of Bacardi Rum.
As for the Cuban-inspired flavors trend, Heinz attributes it to the improved relationship between Cuba and the United States and the travel that goes with it.
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Consumers often expect unique flavors and product line extensions in retailers' own brands, maintains Cary Gammons, director of sales and marketing for Gamay Flavors, New Berlin, Wis.
The upshot of their research: different flavor specifications should be developed for different ingredient applications.
At the same time, it did not show up in cells that sensed sweet, bitter, or umami flavors.
The flavor of this dish improves if made a day or two ahead of time.
Knudsen fruit spritzer drinks contain only sparkling water and natural flavors and juices.
Bound glutamate is a major source of umami flavors, and the amount of glutamatc often is similar to the savory flavor impact of those foods.
That way, they can nix unsavory flavors before bringing in human tasters.
These goats will grow to adults to produce the unique Appalachian flavors of Dark Cove Goat Cheese.
Always add smaller amounts of stronger components to avoid overwhelming the other flavors. When possible, try to mix components that have close to equal potencies.
A range of MagnaCap[R] Encapsulated Fruit Flavors developed specifically for muffins and selected baked goods has been announced by Ottens Flavors.