A Definitive Ranking of McDonald's Dipping Sauces

A Definitive Ranking of McDonald's Dipping Sauces

Some sauces are just not as good as others.

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Chicken nuggets are one of the best things to grace this good earth. They're just perfect and delicious and say what you want about them, but McDonald's makes some bomb chicken nuggets. The only thing as great as them are the sauces that you can dip them in. But which one is truly best? We won't waste our time on discontinued sauces of the past, just the current line up. Let's dive, or should I say, dip in.

8. Signature Sauce

It seems like every nugget chain has created their own signature sauce now. McDonald's put forth a valiant effort but just fell a little flat with theirs. This sauce isn't bad, but there's no wow factor.

7. Honey Mustard

This used to be the sauce everyone asked for when it came to nugs, but the once king of sauces is falling behind the times. Still not a bad choice, but definitely no longer a top contender.

6. Sweet 'N Sour

You either love this sauce, or you hate it. Personally, I'm all for it, but I can see where some people might not be a fan. Its distinctive flavor keeps it lower on the list.

5. Habanero Ranch

Spicy combined with ranch has to be good, right? You're mixing two awesome things. Despite this, this orange colored ranch just doesn't compete well enough to make its way to the top. Still a solid choice.

4.Tangy Barbeque

A classic for a reason, it's just always been good and always will be. BBQ is clearly here to stay. But, it doesn't always hold a candle to some other flavors, landing it in the middle.

3. Spicy Buffalo

Buffalo is delicious, and if you can't handle the heat, then get out of the drive-thru. Buffalo chicken is one of the greatest flavor combinations in the world as is, so the dip clearly nears the top for a reason.

2. Creamy Ranch

Maybe it's the Midwesterner in me, but ranch goes with everything. It especially pairs so well with chicken nuggets AND french fries alike. You can never go wrong with ranch.

1. Szechuan Sauce

RIP to the best thing to ever happen to McDonald's, even if you weren't a fan of Rick and Morty. I know I said we weren't gonna talk about all the discontinued sauces, but I don't think we'll ever stop mourning this one. A true king of dips.

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10 Things People Who Addictively Drink Diet Coke Are Sick Of Hearing

In tribute to the most wonderful beverage in the world during my attempt to detox.
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Hi I'm Katie, and I'm a Diet Coke-aholic. It's been 28 days, 22 hours, 2 minutes, and a handful of seconds since my last Diet Coke and I think I'm going to die. I'm not kidding — I've had dreams about the stuff, it's bad guys. I figured with the new year I would try and be healthier. I said I would give up Diet Coke for a year, a whole year. So when I found myself sitting in my room missing the feeling of drinking a nice cold Diet Coke I couldn't help but reminisce on all of the super annoying things people say about my "addiction."

1. It'll cause cancer

The original study that “firmly concluded" that Diet Coke “definitely causes cancer" was done by Italian researchers where they overfed almost 2,000 rats aspartame (the main sweetener in diet soda) at a rate and concentration that no human being would ever likely consume. So although a link was found between aspartame dosage and cancer in rats a similar study on humans confirmed no link between the two. Maybe they'll find something in the future, but right now I get to drink my can guilt free. Science.


2. You know, Diet Coke won't make you skinny

I haven't been to the gym since October. Trust me, honey, I'm not drinking the stuff for the health benefits. I'm drinking it for the delicious taste.


3. Have you ever thought about cutting back a little?

No.


4. Have you ever thought about swapping it out for seltzer water or something else?

No. Seriously? Are you kidding me? Please stop suggesting stupid things.


5. Put the bottle down!

Some people think that it's a problem. I think that it's a solution.


6. Diet Coke is actually worse for you than regular Coke.

Ok cool. Thanks, doc.


7. Do you know how much money you're probably spending?

No, and I don't want to find out. I have been successfully avoiding the answer to this since 2010.


8. All that soda will impact your mood.

You're damn right it will. If I'm stressed, or sad, or angry — you name it, a Diet Coke is guaranteed to make me smile. So thank you for pointing this out because yes, Diet Coke does affect my mood.


9. The sugar will rot your teeth

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10. You have a problem.

Yeah, it's you. I am fully aware that I drink more Diet Coke than some people but I'm OK with that.


Despite all of the nonsense people insist on talking to me about I will always have a special place in my heart for Diet Coke. See you in 2017, my love.

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My Roommate Found A Chicken Foot In Her Wendy's Chicken Nugget, You'll Never Guess What We Found Out After

Have you ever wondered what is in your fast food chicken nuggets?

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On February 5th, 2019, Ada Hood gathered up her roommates to make a midnight trip to the Wendy's on Highway 12 in Starkville, Mississippi, as most college students do regularly.

Wendy's is known for its "4 for 4" deal where customers get a small entree, chicken nuggets, fries, and a drink for only $4. It is a super tasty but inexpensive meal which directly markets to college students.

Ada was the unlucky college student that was served a chicken nugget... without chicken. Inside the nugget was a chicken foot made up cartilage and bone that Ada discovered AFTER biting into the nugget. She described the experience as "utterly disgusting" and confirmed in her Facebook Post, which is quickly gaining attention around the Starkville area, that she threw up for thirty minutes after.

Ada Hood

The picture doesn't do this foot justice, but last night I bit into a chicken nugget from Wendy's & pulled this chicken foot out of it. This could have easily been choked on if I didn't bite into it....

Not only did the post gain the public's attention, but it also gained Wendy's attention via Twitter. Wendy's reached out to ask Ada for her information and the location at which she purchased her food. The customer service representative assured that the situation would be taken care of and pressured Ada to delete her public post since "Wendy's will take care of it and will conduct an investigation."

However, this is not the only instance this has happened. Multiple other people have commented on Ada's post sharing their similar experiences with that Wendy's location. One of the commenters includes Kelsey Cour who shared that "This happened to a friend of mine a few weeks ago at the same Wendy's. They said they took care of the issue but clearly, they did not."

Just two hours away from Starkville at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, an experiment was conducted to determine if chicken nuggets are actually chicken. How fitting. In the results, which are published in The American Journal of Medicine, it was found that both chicken nuggets contained less than 20% of skeletal muscle.

There has always been speculation about the meats served at fast food restaurants, but finding a chicken foot in a chicken nugget... is too much and needs to be corrected across the board.

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