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In between the star-crossed lovers, the mad kings and the bumbling courtiers, Shakespeare mentions food in every one of his plays. So what would Shakespeare himself have eaten?
Love to grill? Well, you’re not the first. In fact, the Greeks beat us all to it by more than 3,000 years.
In honor of the 55th anniversary of Alaska’s admittance to the Union, take a look at some traditional Alaskan food.
Find out how Irish immigration brought this dish to the Christmas table.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, when cooks around the country take to their kitchens to bake cookies galore.
This mixture of canned soup, frozen green beans and fried onions has graced holiday buffets since the 1950s. But who came up with this trinity, and why has it become so famous?
This week, we’ll take a look at the story behind this popular snack, and discover that there’s more beneath that hard husk than meets the eye.
To mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy Jr, Hungry History takes a special look back at the food of the Kennedy White House.