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On November 27, 1095, Pope Urban II makes perhaps the most influential speech of the Middle Ages, giving rise to the Crusades by calling all Christians in Europ…
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Long before Emeril Lagasse and even Julia Child, folks were learning the ins and outs of cuisine from their televisions.
This week we’ll take a look at an American institution that traces it roots back to 19th century New York
Did you know that New York has a state muffin and that Jell-O is the state snack of Utah?
What did astronauts eat on their celestial voyages? From dehydrated spaghetti to bacon cubes, the answers might surprise you.
Why did the discovery of gold in California lead to a dramatic rate of inflation in the cost of food itself?
While the names of these dishes aren’t as familiar to us these days, at one time they were the most popular desserts in America.
This week we’ll take a look at the surprisingly long history of mobile dining.
This week, we’re looking at some very different foods that share a common, but unusual, trait.
Would you believe that Americans eat more than 300 million sandwiches a day?
These days, most Americans relish the idea of dinner without the hassle of dishes, cooking and clean up. But not that long ago, takeout as we know it was unheard of.
Find out just how these two delicious (and different) schools of bagel making came to be.
Few meals can be as pleasurable. But the stories behind your basic carbonara, puttanesca and bolognese sauces are anything but simple.