News Bites: Comfort Food Cookies, Skittles Playlists & More

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Nibble on this: 5 things happening in the world of food you should know.

Real Housewives of New York City‘s Carole Radziwill shares what she eats in a day and it’s filled with sugar and carbs (which is, admittedly, just how we like it…)
Carole Radziwill is a self-proclaimed “carb junkie” whose diet is run by veganism when her chef boyfriend is around. When out of his presence, she chows down on food like crabs (yum) and street-cart hot dogs (double yum). Read her food diary here.

This baby has a hilarious reaction to the taste of cranberries.
We’ve all been there. You eat something for the first time, and aren’t sure if you like it or not. So you keep eating, you know, just to be sure. Before you can blink, the bag is empty and you’re cheering because you just discovered your new favorite snack. Watch this baby’s reaction here.

Skittles wants to help plan your Fourth of July celebration music, via Spotify.
The candy brand is partnering with Spotify to help you create a playlist for the Fourth of July. Users may adjust “Skittle buttons” to create a custom mix that includes artists like Drake, Luke Bryan and Ellie Goulding. The music is separated into five categories: freedom, denim, country music, national parks and presidents. Let the celebration—and the sugar rush—begin.

Chips Ahoy just added two new flavors to their cookie list
Oreo, slide over! Chips Ahoy just added the red velvet and s’mores flavors. Basically, this means we aren’t getting over our cookie addictions anytime soon—and that’s entirely fine.

And the most important thing we learned today: You don’t have to wait for Girl Scout cookie season to taste your favorite cookie flavors.
Okay, yes, we admit it: We will never turn down a Girl Scout selling cookies. NEVER. The Scouts don’t even have to upsell us because it’s a no-brainer: We’re ordering 4 boxes no matter what. Pillsbury is enabling our addiction by offering four new, at-homebaking kits—in Thin Mint and Samoa flavors—for cupcakes, brownies and blondies. Read more about the mixes here.

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