Hungry History

Author: Elizabeth Nix

sliced bread

Who Invented Sliced Bread?

Everybody’s heard the expression “the greatest thing since sliced bread,” but who actually invented the popular food?

caesar-salad

Caesar Salad and Other Foods Named for Real People

Although countless restaurant menus feature a Caesar salad, the dish isn’t named for the Roman statesman.

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The Haunted History of Halloween Candy

For most American kids, it wouldn’t be Halloween without trick-or-treating for candy; however, that wasn’t always the case.

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Indian Corn: A Fall Favorite

Flint corn, or Indian corn, those ears with the multicolored kernels, crops up in all sorts of fall decorations. How is it different from other types of corn, and can you eat it?