Hungry History

Category: Chocolate

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The Haunted History of Halloween Candy

For most American kids, it wouldn’t be Halloween without trick-or-treating for candy; however, that wasn’t always the case.

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D-Day Rations: How Chocolate Helped Win the War

What did Allied troops storming the beaches at Normandy carry in their knapsacks for sustenance?

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The Sweet History of Chocolate

For nearly 4,000 years, few foods have inspired such love and lust as that indulgent Valentine’s Day staple—chocolate.

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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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Easter Foods, From Lamb to Eggs

How did lamb, eggs and chocolate become part of the Easter tradition?

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Celebrating Valentine’s Day With a Box of Chocolates

Where does the tradition of presenting loved ones with Valentine’s Day chocolates come from?

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Classic Chocolate Brownies (Video)

Host Ian Knauer explores the ancient history of chocolate and prepares a batch of mouthwatering brownies.