Food

Let's face it. If you are a cardiologist or a weight watcher, you may not be a fan, but do not misjudge too quickly. For many folks these are staples, for some just an occasional treatment. But boy, oh boy, are they somethin '. Although foodie president Thomas Jefferson was personally partial to salads, fresh…

Cherries got their start in the regions of ancient Turkey and Greece, making their way to Rome around 72 BC. Slowly moving up to France, King Henry VIII liked them well enough to haul them back to England (Henry was a serious foodie) in the early 1500s. They're in the same fruit family as peaches,…

Frothy, creamy Orange Julius. A popular drink since the 1920s. Originally, a simple orange juice stand in LA was owned by a struggling businessman named Julius Freed. One of his customers dreamed up a drink which would cut down on the acidity in straight orange juice by adding milk, egg whites and a bit of…

Like so many fruits, the first peaches were discovered in China during the 10th century BC, and, thanks to early explorers and trade routes, found their way to Persia (now Iran) and ancient Egypt. After showing up in Greece and Italy, they made their way to the city of Marseille, a large port town in…