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The Origins of Chopsticks

Chopsticks have been dug from burial plots that are at least 3,200 years old. Some surmise that they evolved from a practice of using a wooden stick while cooking on an open fire to prod, stir or move food. It is fairly easy to imagine how a pair of sticks came to be used like tongs.

 
 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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Dongpo Pork
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Soybean, the World’s Largest Source of Cooking Oil

Soybeans contain 18% fat, more than any other legume except for peanuts (which are technically a legume). Chickpeas for example, lag way behind with 5%.

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