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Salt and Pepper - History Origination Cultivation Types And Flavors

Salt and Pepper - History Origination Cultivation Types And Flavors | Food History! | Scoop.it
Follow @Charlesfrize Charles Friedo Frize on Twitter Counter Salt and Pepper: A Perspective Have you ever given a thought about salt and pepper? There's more to it than just the shaker on the table.
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History of Day of the Dead and Sugar Skulls | MexicanSugarSkull.com

History of Day of the Dead and Sugar Skulls | MexicanSugarSkull.com | Food History! | Scoop.it
Beautifully illustrated history of Dia de los Muertos and the Mexican sugar skull tradition by Angela Villalba...
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Bananas, A Storied Fruit With An Uncertain Future : NPR

Americans consume more bananas than apples and oranges combined. Dan Koeppel, author of Banana: The Fate of the Fruit That Changed the World, gives us a primer on the expansive history — and the endangered future — of the seedless, sexless fruit.
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2011 Cantaloupe Listeria Outbreak - A History : Listeria Blog : Food ...

2011 Cantaloupe Listeria Outbreak - A History : Listeria Blog : Food ... | Food History! | Scoop.it
A. First, a Bit of History. Although the 2011 outbreak was the first known Listeria outbreak associated with cantaloupe, cantaloupe outbreaks are by no means a new phenomenon. Since 1985, in fact, there have been no less ...
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FDA assault on Amish raw milk mirrors Spanish Conquistadors killing Inca for growing quinoa and amaranth

FDA assault on Amish raw milk mirrors Spanish Conquistadors killing Inca for growing quinoa and amaranth | Food History! | Scoop.it
FDA assault on Amish raw milk mirrors Spanish Conquistadors killing Inca for growing quinoa and amaranth...
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In '1493,' Columbus Shaped A World To Be : NPR

When Columbus crossed the Atlantic in 1492, his journey prompted the exchange of not only information but also food, animals, insects, plants and disease between the continents. In a new book, Charles C.

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10 Maya Foods that Changed the World’s Eating Habits.

10 Maya Foods that Changed the World’s Eating Habits. | Food History! | Scoop.it

Chaa Creek has listed 10 Maya foods that have 'moulded our cultures throughout the times.'  Yes, Chocolate and Vanilla are on there.


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Keepin' It Real: eBooks on Food History

Keepin' It Real: eBooks on Food History | Food History! | Scoop.it
So why not read about the history of something you actually care about? For me, that would be food. And judging by the recent popularity of food history titles, I'm not alone! Here are a few highlights of category: Tomatoland: ...
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America's Gone Bananas: Here's How It Happened : NPR

The Fish That Ate the Whale tells the story of Sam Zemurray, a Jewish immigrant who came to the U.S. as a teenager and became one of the biggest players in the banana business.
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May Asian Celebrations: Explore the food, history, culture and more - Viet World Kitchen

May Asian Celebrations: Explore the food, history, culture and more - Viet World Kitchen | Food History! | Scoop.it
Last Saturday, we had a mini Cinco de Mayo fiesta with a couple of friends, lots of margaritas, and chile rellenos fried up in the wok. I spent most of Sunday weeding in the yard to work off the calories.
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How cooking turned humans into an invasive species

How cooking turned humans into an invasive species | Food History! | Scoop.it
How did humans become the swarming, world-spanning species that we are today? A lot of reasons, sure, but one of them may very well have been the invention of cooking.
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Tastes of Exchange

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In the sixteenth century, Spanish priests working among the Mexica peoples refused to use maize wafers in communion on the grounds that only wheat, a crop imported from Europe, could represent the ...
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