American food history
The Long, Weird History and Mythology of Oyster Ice Cream
The genuine mystery and historical revisionism of that first Thanksgiving in Plymouth has led to an unending quest to uncover authentic-but-little-known Thanksgiving dishes—such as oyster ice cream.
Stop Thanking Thomas Jefferson for Inventing Ice Cream
Thomas Jefferson did not invent ice cream, and he wasn't even the first American to bring it stateside. But he did help popularize it, thanks to the culinary efforts of his household staff.