The History of the Hamburger

The History of the Hamburger

The hamburger, a quintessentially American dish. Like so many of our national symbols, it’s history is up for debate and reflects the multicultural roots of our nation. Some say the hamburger originated in Hamburg, Germany, while others argue German-American immigrants were the first to serve fried ground beef in a sandwich. Hannah Glasse’s 1758 edition The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy — published in England — includes a recipe for “Hamburgh sausage,” which calls for it to be served wit...
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From Dublin to New York: An Irish History told through food

St. Patrick’s Day brings memories of bagpipes marching down 5th Avenue in New York City, dying the river green in Chicago or a stomach too full of Guinness. Rarely, however, is a delicious meal associated with the once religious holiday.... The post From Dublin to New York: An Irish History told through food appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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I Am a Pig.

There are about 900 million of my kind in the world. Wherever I have ever existed, humans have done well. My domestic brethren are fertile year round and offer a reliable source of food. I was the primary source of meat for middle Stone Age peoples. Cro-Magnons drew pictures of my kind on the walls […] The post I Am a Pig. appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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