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Lunch With Libby: WWI Rations and Red Cross Cakes
May 30, 2014

Find out more about the diet of American troops in Europe and shares a popular recipe for a well-preserved treat that loved ones could send to their boys "over there." Read More

Lunch With Libby: A Founding Father’s Favorite Food
June 14, 2013

Dr. Libby O'Connell shows how you can recreate George Washington's favorite breakfast meal. Read More

Lunch With Libby: Baked Alaska
June 7, 2013

HISTORY's chief historian explores the origins of one of the greatest culinary creations of the Gilded Age. Read More

Lunch With Libby: Hangtown Fry
April 12, 2013

Next time you cook breakfast, whip up a delicious Gold Rush dish with a colorful history. Read More

Lunch With Libby: Tofu
February 21, 2013

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Lunch With Libby: Peas
February 15, 2013

HISTORY’s chief historian fills us in on green peas, which were served by the Romans and beloved by Thomas Jefferson. Read More