This Day in History
On this day in 1961, amusement park lovers “head for the thrills” as Six Flags Over Texas, the first park in the Six Flags chain, opens. Located on 212 acres in…
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Category: Ancient Egypt
From grains like emmer and kamut to cloudy beer and honey-basted gazelle, this week’s Hungry History focuses on the meals of ancient Egypt.
Not just tasty but essential for life, salt has a long and tumultuous history all its own.
Explore the ancient Egyptian diet and try out a traditional spice blend at home.