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Canning, How It Started and Where It’s Come

1795 Nicholas Appert discovered how to preserve foodstuffs for long period of time, although it took 14 years of trial and error. Yet it took another 50 years before anyone knew why the Appert’s method worked.

Belgian Waffles

Belgian waffles are thicker and lighter than their American counterpart, and usually served with berries and whipped cream

The Wondrous World of Waffles

Waffles are the second most popular breakfast food after pancakes, with 45% of American’s breakfast eaters claiming waffles are their go-to dish.

My Meatloaf Recipe

My meatloaf recipe uses both beef and pork to provide wonderful flavor and moisture. Enjoy!

Meatloaf, the quintessential comfort food

The versatility of meatloaf has been a key to its longevity. A classic comfort food, once just a way for housewives to stretch their food budgets, that has found its way to the menus of diners and restaurants everywhere.

Chow-Chow, a favorite Southern condiment

Chow-chow is a popular pickled vegetable relish with roots in the American South, from Virginia and the Carolinas, across Kentucky and Tennessee, to Arkansas, Louisiana, and even parts of Texas and Oklahoma.