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Olives Throughout History

The story of olives and their oil ages back to the earliest times, the nomadic hunter-gatherers. In the process of realizing their bitterness, their oil also became quite pleasant.

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A History of Food in 100 Recipes

William Sitwell, author of A History of Food in 100 Recipes, joins Linda Pelaccio for this week's episode of A Taste of the Past to talk about the evolution of the food industry over hund...

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Lynne Olver & FoodTimeline.org

Lynne Olver is a reference librarian with a passion for food! This week on A Taste of the Past, Linda Pelaccio calls Lynne to talk to her about food history and her website, FoodTimeline....

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Herbs: A Global History

What differentiates an herb from a weed? And what historical significance do herbs hold? Today's episode of A Taste of the Past is a culinary history of herbs. Linda Pelaccio is joined by...

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Liquid Gold: The Impact of Olive Oil on Western Civilization

Three million tonnes of liquid gold have been produced this year and no we're not talking about bullion, we're talking about olive oil.

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The Thistle & The Fig

On the debut episode of We Dig Plats, Carmen Devito & Alice Marcus Krieg introduce themselves and give brief histories of the thistle & the fig.