The Yale Tablets contain the world's oldest recorded recipes that were written in 1700 BC. In 2018, a team recreated its recipe for beef stew. bookriot.com/history-of-c…
A restaurant in Bangkok has been constantly cooking and serving from the same soup for 45 years, a form of "perpetual stew" nypost.com/2019/07/29/thi…
Today I learned about Perpetual Stew, a stew popular in medieval inns. The stew was made with bread, ale or water, then whatever the inn had on hand was added to the stew. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Per…
Perpetual Stews were common in the middle ages. The pot was never or rarely emptied, and whatever food was found was placed inside and cooked en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Per…
The popular cartoon network show "Powerpuff Girls" was originally called "Whoopass Stew" youtu.be/ZIk_Y5T37mw
The 15th/16th Century Bishops of Winchester profited from famous brothels- the Southwark Stews wellcomecollection.org/ar…
Nazi officials believed the stews and soups had the power to unite Germany. atlasobscura.com/articles…
"The Powerpuff Girls" was originally called "Whoopass Stew!" Rather than adding Chemical X to his formula, Professor Utonium accidentally adds a can of whoop ass, and the creation is known as The Whoopass Girls. youtube.com/watch?v=Qsx0u…
Today I learned about Perpetual Stew, common in the middle ages, it was a stew that was kept constantly stewing in a pot and rarely emptied, just constantly replenished with whatever items they could throw in it. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Per…
Researchers at Yale cooked 4000-year old Babylonian stews from recipes written on ancient clay tablets, including a stew made from onion and leeks, beets, and broth of lamb youtube.com/watch?v=qfqhJ…
Sci-fi writer Harlan Ellison once mailed a publishing house 213 bricks and forced them to pay for it, and then later mailed them a dead gopher with a recipe for braised gopher stew, 4th class mail, over a contract dispute. harlanellison.com/text/ne…
Today I learned about Hoosh, a term used for the stews they would prepare during early 20th century hikes in the Antarctic region. coolantarctica.com/school…
Today I learned of the "Perpetual Stew" - common in mediaeval inns, a pot containing whatever they caught or dug up, just cooking and cooking and getting replenished continuously. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Per…
There's a batch of beef stew in Bangkok thats been simply "topped up" for 40 years. Any bowl you order could have bits decades old youtu.be/dLE_hnu_4uE
A paleontologist served stew made from the neck meat of an at least 50,000-year-old bison to a dinner party of seven people in Alaska in 1984 atlasobscura.com/articles…
Ian Anderson, lead singer and flautist of the rock group Jethro Tull, was so poor when starting out that he stretched cans of Irish stew with dog food. torontosun.com/2014/04/30…
In the Bible, Jacob cooks a special red lentil soup. However, no known spices from that time period would tint the stew red. Sumac has a reddish tint and red lentils cook up a brown color toriavey.com/toris-kitche…
Sumo wrestlers have a special stew called "chanko" that they eat at every meal every day to gain weight, sometimes having as many as ten bowls in one sitting. atlasobscura.com/articles…
The Harvard Semitic Museum hosted an event on ancient Mesopotamian cuisine. Local chefs recreated 4000 year old ancient recipes, including a lamb stew with dried apricots and black-eyed peas, and side dish of wheat and lentils hmsc.harvard.edu/event/an…
In early 1900s German kids used to die from diarrhea until a doctor invented carrot stew which saved thousands of lives en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ern…
To gain and maintain their weight, sumo wrestlers eat a special diet of a stew called chankonabe. Chankonabe is so delicious that after retirement many Sumo wrestlers start their own restaurants. tofugu.com/japan/sumo-die…
In 1979, a mummified steppe bison named Blue Babe was discovered in Alaska. While preparing the specimen for display, the research team decided to stew and eat part of the mummy's neck to "celebrate the accomplishment". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ste…
In 1984, a paleontologist hosted a party where he served stew made from a frozen, 50,00-year-old steppe bison. allaboutbison.com/ancient…
What a spurtle is: a wooden Scottish kitchen tool, dating from the fifteenth century, that is used to stir porridge, soups, stews and broths. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spu…
Esau, the oldest son of Isaac in the Bible, gave his Birthright (The right to have the authority over the family) to his younger brother Jacob in exchange for a bowl of lentil stew because he was hungry. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esa…
The term "curry" is an broad term like "soup" or "stew" and there is no one ingredient that makes something "curry" wikipedia.org/wiki/Curry
Scousers are named after a stew called lobscouse, which was so associated with Liverpudlian sailors, people began referring to the stew eaters as Scousers. theguardian.com/notesandq…
A Scientists once carved some meat out of 36,000-year-old baby bison and made a stew, The stew was not only edible, but deemed "acceptable." cracked.com/article_19724…
Archaeologists have recreated prehistoric recipes from the Stone Age, such as mussel salmon leek stew served with flatbread and blackberries with honey and nuts openarch.eu/work-packages…
Today I learned of Elfego Baca, a lawman in the Old West who was ambushed in his home by a gang of about 80 cowboys. After shooting his house apart, they assumed they'd killed him. The next morning, they awoke to the smell of Baca cooking his breakfast of beef stew and tortillas. history.com/this-day-in-h…
-The PowerPuff Girls were originally a short called " Whoop Ass Stew" and that "Chemical X" was actually a can of Whoop Ass, but eventually it became a cartoon on Cartoon Network with the names changed to be appropriate for children. youtube.com/watch?v=ZIk_Y…
Today I learned of the band Mayhem, whose lead singer committed suicide. The guitarist found the body, took pictures, made necklaces of the skull, and reportedly made a stew of the brains. Two years later the bassist stabbed the guitarist 23 times. The band is still touring today. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/May…
Ropa Vieja, an iconic Cuban dish, may have its roots in Sephardi Jewish Shabbat stews revoluciondecuba.com/blog…
A Chinese billionaire died after eating poisoned cat stew, a Chinese delicacy. nydailynews.com/news/worl…
The original name for "Powerpuff Girls" was "Whoopass Stew" with the girls being called Whoopass Girls. imdb.com/title/tt0175058/…
Phở got its origins from French cuisine and could be a Vietnamese adaptation of the French soup β€œpot au feu” or French beef stew. lovingpho.com/history-and…
A serial killer named Albert Fish admitted to his gruesome cannibalistic acts in the early 1900s stating "I made a stew out of his ears, nose, pieces of his face and belly. I put onions, carrots, turnips, celery, salt and pepper. It was good." listverse.com/2007/08/22/…
The only Japanese song ever to reach #1 in the US (also Australia and Canada) was "Ue o Muite Arukou" (roughly, "Let's look up as we walk") in 1963. The song was renamed "Sukiyaki" for English audiences–a kind of Japanese beef stew that has nothing to do with the lyrics at all. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suk…
A woman, Katherine Knight, murdered her lover, skinned him, decapitated him, cooked chunks of his flesh in a stew and attempted to feed it to his two children. murderpedia.org/female.K/…
Following childbirth some mothers will eat the placenta. Methods of consumption include being drunk raw in a smoothie, or made into lasagna, stew, spaghetti, or pizza. The placenta can also be dehydrated and then made into a pill. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hum…
After Mayhem's vocalist Dead committed suicide, the guitarist, Euronymous, photographed the body, made a stew with bits of Dead's brain, and made necklaces with bits of his skull. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ear…
Ethiopians eat only with their right hand and the large injera bread for picking up spicy stews serves as both plate and utensil en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eth…
A man known for carrying a rooster murdered and cooked pieces of his girlfriend into a stew, in 1989. He fed the stew to the homeless of Thompkins Sq. Park. thevillager.com/villager_…
Spartans basically ate blood stew everyday en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anc…
The Powerpuff Girls was originally a short entitled "Whoopass Stew!", which featured a "can of whoopass" instead of "Chemical X" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
A popular Korean stew, invented using surplus from the US Army, combines Spam, hot dogs and chili paste. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bud…
South Korean activists locked themselves in cages to protest against "Malbok", a day when it is considered traditional to eat dog stew. nydailynews.com/news/worl…
"The Powerpuff Girls" was originally called "Whoopass Stew!". youtu.be/ZIk_Y5T37mw

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