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Edible Mushrooms

Magical Mushrooms: The Allure of Edible Fungi

The reputation of mushrooms have varied over history before it became a common ingredient. Continue

Edible Aphrodisiacs

Learn Why These 10 Foods Are Edible Aphrodisiacs

Learn about ten foods and their love-inducing properties – obviously chocolate and strawberries are on the list. Continue

Vegetarian Evolution

From Pythagorean to Pescatarian – The Evolution of Vegetarianism

Vegetarianism isn’t a trend. It is part of America’s history, and has changed over time. Continue

Gingerbread Cookies recipe

The History of Gingerbread

Before you build your holiday gingerbread house, find out what’s behind the molasses and brown sugar. Continue

Mary Poppins Zodiac Cake recipe

Who Was P.L. Travers, Author of Mary Poppins?

The History Kitchen dispels myths about the author and get a recipe from her Mary Poppins cookbook. Continue

Thanksgivukkah Recipes

Thanksgivukkah Recipes: Once-In-A-Lifetime Holiday

How do you combine Hanukkah and Thanksgiving when the two overlap? We have a collection of recipe ideas. Continue

Popcorn: A “Pop” History

Discover the history of popcorn. This movie favorite existed in the American Southwest before it rose in popularity across the country. Continue

Gary Cooper's Buttermilk Griddle Cakes recipe

Gary Cooper’s Buttermilk Griddle Cakes

One of the patriarch’s of the Golden Age of Hollywood, discover Gary Copper’s path to fame as well as his familial tie to a buttermilk griddle cakes recipe. Continue

Meatless Mondays

Discover the History of Meatless Mondays

Meatless Mondays is a global campaign aimed at lowering our overall meat consumption Believe it or not, it has a history stretching back to World War I. Continue

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