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At 7:55 a.m. Hawaii time, a Japanese dive bomber bearing the red symbol of the Rising Sun of Japan on its wings appears out of the clouds above the island of Oa…
Cinnamon has been in use by humans for thousands of years—possibly as early as 2,000 B.C.
Flint corn, or Indian corn, those ears with the multicolored kernels, crops up in all sorts of fall decorations. How is it different from other types of corn, and can you eat it?
Just in time for the change of seasons, here are a few more fun facts about this nutritious and delicious fall staple.
Beer–it’s the chosen beverage of English kings, Egyptian stonemasons and Homer Simpson. And it has a long and celebrated history going back to 3400 B.C.
It’s hard to envision prehistoric man enjoying lunch by the lake as much as we do. So how and when did the picnic become popular?
The hot dog is the quintessential summer food: cheap, tasty, great for grills and forgiving of even the most inexperienced backyard cooks. But who made the first hot dog?
Find out what made Southern women take to the streets during the American Civil War.
Believe it or not, the mind behind this summer indulgence wasn’t a marketing honcho, or even a chef – it was an 11-year-old boy.
It’s the chosen summer drink of thousands of thirsty kids every day, and the chosen rum-based tipple of Charles Dickens himself.
This week we’ll take a look at the rich history of Southern barbecue, and all its delicious regional variations.
Baseball is wildly popular in Japan, and though the game is almost the same, the stadium food is very, very different.
As the summer temperatures rise, so do our cravings for icy treats to beat the heat. Get the low down on snow cones, snowballs and Italian ice.