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Food of the California Gold Rush

Food of the California Gold Rush

With fewer women in the population, men cooked for themselves with limited options. Continue

History of Eggnog

What Is the History of Eggnog?

Eggnog is a traditional Christmas beverage, but why do we drink it? Continue

Pumpkin Pie recipe

History of Pumpkins and Recipe Round-Up

Pumpkins are believed to have originated in Central America over 7,500 years ago. Continue

Pumpkin Pie recipe

Mark Twain: A Little Bill of Fare

Twain’s A Tramp Abroad lists foods that Twain’s character missed fiercely during his European travels. This section is often referred to as Twain’s Little Bill of Fare. Continue


Discover the History of Beets

Beets are most commonly a dark red color, and often a divisive ingredient amongst vegetable eaters. Continue


History in a Jar: The Story of Pickles

Pickles have been around for thousands of years, dating as far back as 2030 BC when cucumbers were pickled in the Tigris Valley. Continue

Judy Garland

Judy Garland and Her Favorite Vegetable Salad

The incomparable actress also had an affinity for one vegetable salad. Learn more about her life from PBS Food. Continue

Cinco de Mayo recipes

Get Cinco de Mayo Recipes for a Festive Celebration

Cinco de Mayo has become a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride. Let your menu match the spirit of the occasion! Continue

Vegetarian Passover Recipes

Get Vegetarian Ashkenazi Passover Recipes

Passover has many dietary restrictions that are further complicated for non-meat eaters. Tori Avey shares her meatless Seder suggestions. Continue

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