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Crock Pot Opened A Twitter Account Thanks To “This Is Us”

Fans of the NBC show “This Is Us” were devastated after this last episode revealed that the fire in the Pearson home that likely causes the death of patriarch Jack Pearson (Milo Ventimiglia) was started by a faulty Crock Pot. And they weren’t just devastated, they were scared, of their own Crock Pots.

Believe it or not, so many people took to social media worried about their Crock Pot, that, in case you missed it, Crock Pot actually opened up a Twitter account just to address all the concern. “Hi! We totally understand your concern. However, we want to assure you that we’re committed to safety,” they responded to one fearful tweet. “We test our Crock-Pots rigorously before they hit the shelves. Please DM us with any questions!” They add, "We get why people are upset. But in all seriousness we want people to know that they are safe when using a #CrockPot Slow Cooker."

Even “This is Us” creator Dan Fogelman has been forced to defend the innocent Crock Pot. After the episode aired he tweeted, “Taking a moment to remind everyone that it was a 20 year old fictional crockpot with an already funky switch? Let's not just lump all those lovely hardworking crockpots together.” And he isn’t the only one sticking up for the appliance. Some people have started tweeting with the hashtag #CrockPotIsInnocent to come to its defense.

Source: Thrillist

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Why You Should Never Put Your Chocolate In The Fridge

For chocolate lovers, the only thing worse than having no chocolate is watching their chocolate melt because it’s just too darn hot outside. But according to an expert, no matter how much you may be tempted to throw that chocolate bar in the fridge to keep it from melting away, you should try and resist at all costs.

According to chocolate expert Luke Owen Smith, as much as you may not want that chocolate bar to melt, chilling chocolate in the fridge will make it “dull,” and then it "doesn't release the flavors.”

So, what should you be doing with your chocolate? Well, Luke says the best thing to do is store it in a dark, cool and dry place, with chocolate tasting its best at room temperature. Ideally it should be ket at 59 degrees, with 50 the minimum and 68 the maxium. 

But if things are getting too hot and you really have no option Smith says the best bet is to put your chocolate in a sealed container in the fridge so it doesn’t obsorb any foreign flavors from your fridge. And when you want to eat it, make sure the chocolate comes back up to room temperature before you enjoy.

Source: Stuff

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Soldier Surprises Pregnant Wife

While eating at Chick-Fil-A, Brandy Rodriguez and her in-laws stopped to snap a photo with the chicken-chain’s cow mascot. Right after they took the picture, the costumed man removed his bovine head and revealed himself to be Brandy’s husband, Antonio, who had just returned from deployment. To make the reunion even sweeter, Brandy is pregnant.

Source: FoxNews

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