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Fruits that Sink, Fruits that Float

Jell-O for the holidays? In the 1930s, festive molds competed with cookies on many holiday buffets. 

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Canned Peach Salad to “Heighten Appetites and Brighten Meals”

Blame the invention of canned food on Napoleon Bonaparte. In 1795, the French general – who proclaimed that “an army marches on its stomach” – offered 12,000 francs to anyone who could come up with a way to provide his … Continue reading

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