Category Archives: History

Betty Crocker Through the Years

Who Is Betty Crocker?

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Betty Crocker is a household name in the American kitchen. Who was she, and how did she inspire millions of home cooks? Read all about it here!

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The History of Cereal

The History of Cereal

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Learn the history of cereal and milk, the beloved American breakfast food, and try five cereal-inspired recipes from my favorite food blogs.

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Fun Turkey Facts for Thanksgiving

Fun Turkey Facts for Thanksgiving

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Did you know that Big Bird’s costume is made from 4,000 turkey feathers? Or that female turkeys do not say “gobble gobble”? In America, turkey is the centerpiece for our biggest food holiday celebration: Thanksgiving. But what do we really know about the history of this beloved bird, and how did it become the star …

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Halloween - A Foodie History

Halloween – A Foodie History

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Halloween is one of the only holidays where we don’t gather around the dinner table for a big family meal. That said, Halloween involves many food traditions, some with ancient roots. Pumpkins are carved, kids bob for apples, and candy is consumed in massive quantities… lots and lots of candy. In fact, the amount of …

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