History Stories
AUTHOR: Mariel Synan
The Girl Scout Cookie: A Delicious Tradition
January 10, 2014

Get the story behind the annual event and find out how to make a batch of your own. Read More

Mincemeat: It’s What’s for (Christmas) Dinner
December 23, 2013

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

Hot Chocolate for Strength
November 8, 2013

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. Read More

Cinnamon’s Spicy History
October 4, 2013

Cinnamon has been in use by humans for thousands of years—possibly as early as 2,000 B.C. Read More

All About Apples
September 13, 2013

Just in time for the change of seasons, here are a few more fun facts about this nutritious and delicious fall staple. Read More

The Colorful History of Shaved Ice
July 18, 2013

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. Read More