Hungry History

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What Goes Into a Hot Tamale?

More than 9,000 years of social, cultural and religious history combine to wrap up one of Mexico and Central America’s greatest contributions to global cuisine.

Intoxicating Foods

The Natural High of Intoxicating Foods

This week, we’re looking at some very different foods that share a common, but unusual, trait.

hot chocolate

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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Classic Chocolate Brownies (Video)

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