http://localsustainability.streamshare.com/posts/13103 The history of cornbread in the South.
http://articlesofmeritnotlisted.com/quiltstuff/Bananas.html/Bananas.pdf A comprehensive history of the candlestick salad.
http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,2118455,00.html?hpt=hp_t2 Scientists have found why store-bought tomatoes don't have as much flavor. Here's a bonus article on the tomato industry in Florida.
http://www.endlesssimmer.com/2011/02/28/americas-best-new-sandwiches-part-2/ America's best new sandwiches!
http://aht.seriouseats.com/archives/2010/05/the-burger-lab-how-to-make-perfect-mcdonalds-style-french-fries.html The story of one man's attempt to reverse engineer McDonald's fry production methods.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/wordofmouth/2010/apr/07/how-to-make-shooters-sandwich A steak sandwich you crush flat under free weights.
http://www.costco.com/Browse/Product.aspx?Prodid=11487214&cm_mmc=BCEmail_Sept2010Mailer-_-Banner_-1-_-Thrive A year's supply of freeze dried food. I'm sure "the taste and texture of TVP (Textured Vegetable Protein) is consistent with real meat."