Hungry History

Author: Mariel Synan

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The Girl Scout Cookie: A Delicious Tradition

Get the story behind the annual event and find out how to make a batch of your own.

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Mincemeat: It’s What’s for (Christmas) Dinner

Mincemeat has a history almost as flavorful as its long list of ingredients.

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Hot Chocolate for Strength

Today hot chocolate might be thought of as a creamy treat for kids after a day of sledding and snowball fights, but it has been a source of strength and wellness for thousands of years.

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Cinnamon’s Spicy History

Cinnamon has been in use by humans for thousands of years—possibly as early as 2,000 B.C.

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All About Apples

Just in time for the change of seasons, here are a few more fun facts about this nutritious and delicious fall staple.

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The Colorful History of Shaved Ice

As the summer temperatures rise, so do our cravings for icy treats to beat the heat. Get the low down on snow cones, snowballs and Italian ice.