Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Dr Pepper: All were born down South. Why?
How a beloved, centuries-old rice nearly died out, and was resurrected.
What do boiled peanuts have to do with civil rights laws? @mossr sets the record straight
Jell-O salad: the origin story.
You think you know boiled peanuts? Think again
Where'd all the bones go? Fried chicken's journey from Southern tradition to mechanical marvel
Forget those lazy origin stories. Here's how hushpuppies really got their name
Order a Sloppy Joe in Millburn, NJ and you won't get ground beef
How did breakfast cereal become a multi-billion dollar industry? @jayasax tells the story
Don't hate me because I'm beautiful and full of potatoes
Chicken and dumplings is way more than Southern cheap eating
[email protected] shows how banana pudding became Banana Pudding
Admit it: you love good ol' Velveeta + Ro-tel. We dig into the story of queso
The secret history of the Southern stew you've never heard of: chicken mull
Do you know your chicken-fried steak history?
Forget the bagel. The real bread of New York is the bialy
The true story of New Year's lucky foods
The historic reason hoppin' john is such a bland way to start the new year
The secret life of ambrosia
How Southern deep fried turkey became America's birthright
Thanksgiving is an American holiday, but it wasn't adopted everywhere in the country at once.
The question isn't "wiz wit?"—it's something else entirely.
Think fried green tomatoes started in the South? Think again