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Find out how Americans dined while riding trains from coast to coast.
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This week, we’ll take a look at preserved foods aboard ships, and find out how even a humble cabbage can change the course of human history.
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Regional stuffing recipes illustrate the variety of Thanksgiving tables across the United States.
How did people stop eating with their hands and pick up the now-ubiquitous knife and fork?
Legend has it that chop suey was born when forty-niners demanded food from a San Francisco Chinese restaurant.
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Meet the cooks who brought White House cuisine into a new age, including Kennedy’s famed chef René Verdon.
Meet the cooks who prepared meals for the early U.S. presidents, often working under conditions that were anything but glamorous.