The name Duncan Hines is synonymous with cake mixes, frostings, brownies, and other baking products. But unlike Betty Crocker—a pseudonym created by General Mills executives to humanize their brand—Duncan Hines was, in fact, a living, breathing person.
Just the sight of that yellow “M” amid a sea of red can actually stoke your hunger for fast food.
Buttery fettuccine Alfredo is a pasta dish that’s rather well known, and often happily eaten by many. But how did it get its name?