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  • 10 Catastrophes Caused By Food

    When we read about catastrophes, food is usually the last cause we think of. Natural disasters such as fires, floods, cyclones, and tsunamis usually come to mind, or there’s the suffering brought on by drought, war, and famine. Industrial disasters have also been fairly common throughout history, from early factory fires and accidental encounters with […] More

  • 10 Historical Dining Clubs That Will Put You Off Your Food

    The 18th and 19th centuries saw a growth in a whole range of clubs. Gentleman’s clubs, like White’s, flourished everywhere. Special interest societies sprang up. Whatever your hobby, interest, religion, or political persuasion, there was a club for you. It was almost as if people didn’t want to go home. The dining club, however, offered […] More

  • 10 Bizarre Restaurant Locations

    You’ll find quirky and unusual restaurants anywhere in the world. From fine dining to fast food, they all try to create a unique experience that will keep their patrons coming back. Most are in traditional shop fronts or purpose-built buildings. With many antiquated buildings being redeveloped, it certainly isn’t unusual to find a restaurant or […] More

  • 10 Medieval Recipes Eaten By Kings That You Can Try At Home

    We tend to think of medieval food as bland or boring. After all, there were no chocolates, potatoes, or tomatoes. (They all came from America.) But some medieval foods were so strongly flavored that we would find them unpalatable today, especially because people back then loved to mix fragrances like rose water or lavender with […] More

  • 10 Food Additives That Aren’t As Bad As We Thought

    Methods of preserving food have been present since ancient times. From fermentation to salt, our ancestors used everything available to them to preserve the flavor and longevity of their food. However, as time went on, the desire to preserve the color, flavor, and “shelf life” of food intensified. Soon, dozens of food additives and preservatives […] More

  • 10 Surprising Peanut Butter Facts

    The peanut butter industry has been thriving for decades. With a wide variety of brands, tastes, and textures, it is one of the most versatile foods on the market. Due to a large assortment of culinary applications, peanut butter can be found almost anywhere. Some people would rather stick to the classic peanut butter and […] More

  • 10 Cereals With Strange And Interesting Backstories

    Millions of people across the globe wake up each morning to brighten their day with a delicious bowl of crunchy flakes or chewy oats with milk. Cereal is an American breakfast favorite, a fact made clear through television ads, commercial jingles, and the wide variety of textures, shapes, and flavors it comes in, even necessitating […] More

  • 10 Unfortunate Deaths Caused By Food

    Food is not only a necessary part of life but one that plays a very important role in many different cultures, religions, and homes. It can bring people together, whether bonding over creating a new dish or passing down recipes from one to another. Food can be an indulgence for some, a reward for others, […] More

  • 10 Bizarrely Edible Organs

    Meat is a staple in many people’s diets. Eating ground beef, ham, steak, and the white and dark meats of birds such as turkey and chicken is common and often the focal point for many US holidays. What you won’t find on the tables of many average American families are the organs of these animals, […] More

  • 10 Bizarrely Edible Organs

    Meat is a staple in many people’s diets. Eating ground beef, ham, steak, and the white and dark meats of birds such as turkey and chicken is common and often the focal point for many US holidays. What you won’t find on the tables of many average American families are the organs of these animals, […] More

  • 10 Things You Didn’t Know About KFC

    Many of us have tasted and fallen in love with the unique and mouthwatering flavor of KFC’s deep-fried chicken. At the very least, you might recognize the colonel and his famous red bucket of chicken. On top of this, you’ve probably read countless news stories about the franchise—good and bad, true and false. But here […] More

  • 10 Things You Didn’t Know About KFC

    Many of us have tasted and fallen in love with the unique and mouthwatering flavor of KFC’s deep-fried chicken. At the very least, you might recognize the colonel and his famous red bucket of chicken. On top of this, you’ve probably read countless news stories about the franchise—good and bad, true and false. But here […] More

  • 10 Amazing Histories Behind The World’s Favorite Foods

    Question: Did you eat today? The answer is probably yes. Now, do you know where your food came from? We don’t think much about the food we eat every day, but many of the delicious treats we shove down our throats have fascinating histories. From a Michelin Star-worthy Mesolithic caviar, to Caucasian wine that warmed […] More

  • 10 Amazing Histories Behind The World’s Favorite Foods

    Question: Did you eat today? The answer is probably yes. Now, do you know where your food came from? We don’t think much about the food we eat every day, but many of the delicious treats we shove down our throats have fascinating histories. From a Michelin Star-worthy Mesolithic caviar, to Caucasian wine that warmed […] More

  • 10 Fruits, Nuts, And Vegetables You Did Not Know Were Man-Made

    Some of the fruits, nuts, and vegetables we eat today are man-made hybrids. They were created through selective breeding, a process whereby only plants with favorable traits are replanted. In rare instances, insects were responsible for creating the hybrid plants through cross-pollination. However, the insects would not have been able to cross-pollinate the plants if […] More

  • 10 Bizarrely Edible Eggs

    Chicken is a popular staple when it comes to making protein-packed meals. From Chick-fil-A to Nashville fried chicken, there isn’t a clever spin on chicken that hasn’t filled the stomach of many. Chicken eggs are also popular in worldwide cuisine due to their versatile nature, texture, and overall taste. Despite the various ways that these […] More