Hungry History

Category: Colonial America

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The Sudsy History of Samuel Adams

Before patriot firebrand Samuel Adams successfully brewed revolution with the Sons of Liberty, he failed in the beer business.

story of the sandwich

The Story of the Sandwich

Would you believe that Americans eat more than 300 million sandwiches a day?

Mincemeat: It’s What’s for (Christmas) Dinner

Mincemeat has a history almost as flavorful as its long list of ingredients.

Thanksgiving Stuffing

Stuffing, Dressing and Filling: Thanksgiving Across America

Regional stuffing recipes illustrate the variety of Thanksgiving tables across the United States.