The Real Reason Cops Are Always Eating Doughnuts
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This is one history lesson that won't leave your eyes glazed over.
5 Surprising Food Things You'll Learn from a 23andMe Test
Jun 6, 2018
It's not need-to-know information, but interesting nonetheless.
Why You Want a Kitchen Island Now (but Didn't 100 Years Ago)
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The evolution of the kitchen island maps out not only how American kitchens have changed over the 20th century, but also how our lives have shifted from decade to decade.
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The name "Dutch oven" doesn't give much of a hint of the versatility of the simple pot, but it does, perhaps, pay some homage to its origins.
These Are the Most Popular Kitchen Colors from the Last 100 Years
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Looking through the kitchen color trends of the last century tells us a lot more than simply the most popular hues of the moment.
Fancy Toast Isn’t a New Trend. The Danes Invented It 200 Years Ago.
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Now would be a good time to start working on that time machine.
Poke Cakes Are Kitschy and Dated, but Still a Heck of a Lot of Fun
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Wondering what's the deal with that cake you're seeing everywhere on Pinterest? We did some snooping to find out!
Food Rituals Will Help You Bring Your Best Self to the Table
Apr 29, 2017
Why not invent your own?
This May Be the Oldest Food Trivia Question of All Time
Apr 21, 2017
And do we finally know the answer?
Why Are Diners Traditionally Greek? It's an Immigration Story, Naturally
Apr 17, 2017
At the heart of the answer is a classic American immigration story that still resonates today.
Why Do We Decorate Easter Eggs, Anyway?
Apr 12, 2017
Easter eggs have a surprisingly deep history and symbolism to boot!
10 Things You Should Know About Greek Easter
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There will be a lot of food. And all of the family.
5 Reasons to Feel Good About Drinking Guinness Today
Mar 17, 2017
No excuse is needed, but here are five.
A Brief History of Artichokes ... and the Mafia
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Almost a century ago, New York City mobsters were engaged in a shockingly shady million-dollar operation: artichoke racketeering.
This Is the Original Girl Scout Cookie Recipe
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Hold on to your Thin Mints.
3 Surprising Stories Behind America's Favorite Chinese Dishes
Jan 27, 2017
When it comes to our favorite Chinese foods, the path from China to our plates isn't as straightforward as you'd think.
A Brief History of Peking Duck in America
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Believe it or not, Nixon has something to do with it.
The True Story Behind General Tso’s Chicken
Jan 25, 2017
The deep-fried nuggets of boneless chicken tossed in sweet-spicy sauce and served on a bed of broccoli is America's reigning Chinese dish. Here's how that happened.