Chitlins: why you should try this traditional “soul food”

At first, let us consider what chitlins are: hog intestines or guts. Some people turn up their noses only at their mention, while other leave the house while they are cooking, disgusted by their odor, and this is why traditionally they were cooked outdoors at backyard hog killings in winter. However, the volume sold for New Year’s dinners, with Christmas and Thanksgiving not far behind, attests to chitlins (or, more formally, chitterlings) popularity in the United States! In any case, animal innards have long been treasured foods around the world.…

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#March 13, 1770: Daniel Lambert – the heaviest person ever to have lived

Nobody knows what was wrong with Daniel Lambert who was born on this day, March 13 1770. But he went from being a slim, athletic, sports-loving guy to a very very very big man in his thirties, so big that he entered record books as the heaviest person ever to have lived. Daniel was born in Leicester, England, to a family passionate about hunting, gamekeeping and field sports. He joined eagerly in these hobbies and excelled at them. Moreover, he was also an excellent swimmer and taught children to swim…

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#TodayInHistory – March 13

March 13 – Some Important Events on this day 624 👉🏼 Battle of Badr: Muhammad’s Muslim forces win significant victory over Meccan army 1591 👉🏼 Battle at Tondibi: Moroccan army under Judar defeats Sultan Askia Ishaq II of Songhai 1770 👉🏼 Nobody knows what was wrong with Daniel Lambert who was born on this day. But he went from being a slim, athletic, sports-loving guy to a very very very big man in his thirties, so big that he entered record books as the heaviest person ever to have lived.…

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