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There are few things KFC customers love more than Hot & Spicy chicken - and the Colonel is finally beginning to capitalise on this fact. This year, the company launched its first offshoot product in the form of Hot & Spicy Chicken Nuggets. Now, its infusing that famous fiery flavour into its popcorn chicken range. At least, that's the idea in theory. Read on for our taste verdict.

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Roy Morgan Research has released its figures for Australian takeaway consumption in 2018. The report includes the average number of takeaway visits per month and the ten most popular chains in the country. While the featured restaurants aren't surprising, the ordering did cause us to raise an eyebrow. Domino's Pizza and Subway aren't as popular as you might think.

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"Does KFC home deliver?" "Does McDonald's home deliver?" "Do Subway home deliver?"

Admit it: you've probably asked yourself one of the above questions while lounging at home on a Saturday night. We all have. Sometimes you get a craving for a specific fast food but lack the energy/wherewithal/sobriety to get in your car and head to the drive-thru. The good news is that a lot of Australia's favourite fast food restaurants will deliver straight to your doorstep - they just don't heavily advertise it.

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Every public holiday a bunch of hungry motorists ask themselves the same question: "is McDonald's open today?" The answer is usually yes - depending on the store. Here's how to find out if your local Macca's is open for business.

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There's nothing quite like McDonald's French fries straight from the fryer - they're moist-yet-crunchy, deliciously fresh tasting and almost too hot to eat. The same can't be said of older batches. To put it bluntly, they taste like cheap, soggy cardboard with some salt sprinkled on top. If you're unlucky enough to order at the wrong time, this can seriously impact your enjoyment of the meal.

Fortunately, it's not difficult to get a fresh batch of McDonald's fries every single time - and you don't need to employ wily subterfuge or menu 'hacks' to get it. Instead, just ask at the counter.

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The recipe for KFC chicken used to be a closely guarded secret. However, a former KFC employee recently leaked the alleged "11 secret herbs and spices" to the world - and after extensive testing, the recipe checks out.

This video shows you how to make bona fide KFC chicken at home. (The good news is, you probably have most of the ingredients in your cupboard already.)

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BBQ Shapes are the best flavour of Shapes, no question. (Don't @ me.) So it only makes sense to add that delicious fake BBQ flavour to other delicious foodstuffs, right? For the next three weeks, Deliveroo is offering three unique BBQ Shapes inspired dishes in conjunction with Arnott's, and we've tried one of the offerings. Here's what we think.

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Have you ever noticed how McDonald's Chicken Mcnuggets come in a handful of suspiciously similar shapes? (The one with the protruding nubbin in every pack is usually the giveaway.) Turns out there are four distinct forms of McNugget: the bell, the ball, the boot and the bow tie/bone. Here's how they are made.

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McDonald's is currently selling six chicken McNuggets for $2 - which works out to a paltry 30 cents per nugget. The deal also comes with a dipping sauce. However, you can't just order at the counter of your local Macca's outlet. Here's how to get the deal.

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There's something aesthetically pleasing about a perfectly formed hamburger patty; especially when it has those little symmetrical grill marks. However, it turns out that smashing your patty during the cooking process actually imparts more flavour. Check out the video to see how it's done.

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The KFC Zinger Double Down King is an "all meat" burger comprising cheese, bacon and a beef patty sandwiched between two KFC breast fillets. In other words, it takes the OTT concept of the KFC Double and elevates it to ludicrous proportions.

Tragically, the Double Down King isn't available in Australia, but don't let that stop you from sampling its colon-clogging delights - as the following taste test demonstrates, it's possible to build your own. The results are spectacular... and probably a bit lethal.

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McDonald's employees know more about the company's food than anyone. After all, they spend all day cooking, handling and serving the stuff. They subsequently have a pretty good idea of which menu items are great and which are best avoided. Here are four McDonald's products that they are happy to serve you - but would never eat themselves.