Hungry History

Category: Fruit


When Life Hands You Lemons, Make Qatarzimat

It’s hard to find a better way to cool off on a sticky summer day than with a glass of ice-cold lemonade—and humans have felt that way for centuries.

forbidden foods

Once-Forbidden Foods

Why were apples, tomatoes and potatoes once feared—and forbidden?


Rhubarb: A Love Affair

Get a taste of the 19th-century rhubarb obsession and whip up a simple rhubarb dessert at home.

Apple Pie

As American as Apple Pie (Video)

Host Ian Knauer explains how apple pie became an iconic American dessert as he bakes one of his own.

Food Remedies

More Than Chicken Soup: Food Remedies

Find out how food has been keeping the doctor away since the days of our Neolithic ancestors.