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Leonardo da Vinci

What was Cooking in Leonardo da Vinci’s Kitchen?

Leonardo da Vinci was actually a budding nutritionist and was obsessed with kitchen gadgets. Discover what was in his kitchen notebooks. Continue

Ernest Hemingway Special

The Hemingway Special

Explore Hemingway’s love of daiquiris as The History Kitchen delves into his time in Cuba at the El Floridita bar. Learn how to make his choice drink too! Continue

What Lewis and Clark Ate

Discover what these historic explorers ate on their groundbreaking expedition west across America. Continue

The Great Gatsby, Prohibition, and Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s famous American novel, The Great Gatsby was a lyrical portrait of the Roaring Twenties marked by Prohibition. Continue

William Randolph Hearst’s Welsh Rarebit

What was Hearst’s favorite recipe? Try his own recipe for Welsh Rarebit, which is actually a simple dish of bread and cheese. Continue

The Caffeinated History of Coffee

Each coffee drinker has their own preference and taste, but what are the roots of this caffeinated beverage? Continue

Passover: Healthy Recipes for a Meaningful Seder

Enjoy a Seder meal that still observes the dietary restrictions of the holiday. The Shiksa in the Kitchen shares her recipe ideas. Continue

Katharine Hepburn’s Favorite Brownie Recipe

The legendary Oscar-winning actress also had a sweet tooth, and we have the recipe to prove it! Don’t forget her baking tip… Continue

Who Was Betty Crocker?

Synonymous with baking, Betty Crocker actually started out as a “kitchen confidante,” but she was never a real person. Continue

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