Learn more about the history and origins of cooking, food and the culinary arts.
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Parmesan vs. Parmigiano-Reggiano
What Is Blue Cheese?
What's the Difference Between Creole and Cajun Cooking?
How to Dry Age and Wet Age a Great Steak
Who Invented the All-American Cheeseburger?
What Is Chuck Steak?
Menus on the Rms Titanic From 1912
The Evolution of the Coffee House
Raw vs. Pasteurized Cheese Debate
What Is Gelatin?
What Is Fondue?
How to Tell If It's Oyster Season
The History of Hamburger Meat
The History of Cheese
What Is Rye?
What Is Champagne?
The History and Uses for Sriracha Sauce
Tea Bags: History, Types, Uses, and More
What Defines Authentic Soul Food?
Traditional British Fish and Chips
The Brief History of Canning Food
Ballottines and Galantines
Canned Milk Recipes & History - Evaporated & Sweetened Condensed Milk
What Are Grits?
What Is Peekytoe Crab?
What Is Vegemite?
The History of Basil
What the Ancient Greeks Ate
Traditional Passover Seder Foods
What Are Buffalo Wings?
Homemade Bagels (Parve)
The History of the Chestnut Tree
Afternoon Tea in Britain: A Brief History
Potatoes Dauphinoise vs. Potatoes Dauphine
Is Ox Tongue the Same as Beef Tongue?
The History of Doughnuts
Fondue Cooking Tips and Recipes
The Historical Background of Lamb as Food
Anchovy Cooking Tips and Hints
Yukon Gold Potato History
Amaretto Liqueur History
Origin and Historical Uses of Cinnamon
Dolphins and Canned Tuna
What Is Honey?
Jerusalem Artichokes/Sunchokes History
The History of Twinkies
What Are Pineapples?
The History of Salmon as Food
Red Pistachios, Where Did They Go and Why?
What Are Mandarin Oranges?
Pâté de Foie Gras History and French law
Mulled Wine: Ingredients, Methods, and Traditions
How to Select and Store Sweet Potatoes
What Are Vanilla Beans?
The History of Tomatoes as Food
The History of Bananas
What Is Graham Flour?
The History of Broccoli