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A Shop With 700 Flavours Of Soda Is My Perfect Grocery Store

Galco’s Soda Pop Stop is a store in Highland Park, LA, with shelves full of an incomprehensible array of soda (and beer!). But it’s not just a novelty: it’s a trip back to a time when soda pop was a craft industry like modern microbreweries, and the entire nation wasn’t hooked on corn syrup.

Students Have Brought An Extinct Vegetable Back To The Kitchen Table

In 2008, an archaeological team uncovered a clay jar buried on a Menominee reservation near Green Bay, Wisconsin. Inside, they found that it contained seeds. Now, a group of students have brought the plants back to life.

Take A Bite Out Of Yourself With A Custom Cookie Cutter

Oreo’s on a mission to create a flavour that will appeal to every last person on the planet. But its efforts can’t come anywhere close to the level of personalisation that a custom cookie cutter shaped like your head and face allows.

How Astronauts Cook Their Thanksgiving Meal In Space

Video: Being an astronaut is cool as hell for most days of the year. The few days that it kind of sucks when you’re an astronaut? Holidays. Astronauts can’t enjoy all the holiday food because of that damned zero gravity and those dehydrated food things. But at least they get to have some turkey for Thanksgiving. Here’s how they prepare their Turkey Tetrazzini.

Are 'Meat Sweats' Real?

I will admit, I have never even heard of “the meat sweats” until I saw them mentioned in a commercial. It’s a little-studied struggle that apparently strikes carnivores after a gratuitously meaty meal. Is it a legit scientific phenomenon, and if so, what happens to your body?

Sugar-Producing Bacteria To Be Tested In Space As Food Source For Astronauts

Right now, astronauts have to subsist on supplies they take with them to space. But a new project is set to test whether sugar-growing bacteria could create sustenance for space travellers in low-gravity situations.

Why Did The Turkey Stop Being Sacred?

Centuries ago, Americans didn’t eat turkeys — they revered them. But around the mid-1000s, Puebloan peoples of the American Southwest started roasting the sacred bird. What happened?

Here's What It Takes To Actually Make A Thanksgiving Dinner From Scratch

Video: If you’ve been anywhere on the internet over the past month, you’ll have seen Americans talking about Thanksgiving dinner. Apparently cooking Thanksgiving dinner is hard. There are so many dishes and only one kitchen to cook it all in, so many guests to serve and only so much time to prepare everything. Andy George and crew at How to Make Everything wanted to make it harder by finding out what it takes to make it from total scratch. That is, they had to hunt a turkey, grow potatoes, dive for cranberries, make sugar on their own and so much more.

Is Double-Dipping Actually A Health Risk?

What do you do when you are left with half a chip in your hand after dipping? Admit it, you’ve wondered whether it’s OK to double dip the chip.

Here Is How Dinner Changed Over The Last 100 Years

Video: It’s not the most comprehensive look at the history of food but Mode’s video showcasing 100 years of dinner is really enjoyable to watch because it’s just pure fun to find out all the stuff, both delicious and horrific, that people used to put in their bodies. The video captures the food trends of America pretty well — TV dinners, SPAM, fondue, ethnic cuisines, kale! — and makes you crave stuff you’ve forgotten about (sloppy joes) or just find disgustingly intriguing (creamed chipped beef).

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