Food Trucks are hitting the big time--across much of America, they're changing the way we eat. From humble beginnings as chuck wagons and hot dog carts, they've taken off as ethnic eateries, gourmet specialists, and even high-tech mega trucks that serve thousands at disaster scenes. Not surprisingly, it takes some pretty sophisticated engineering to make it all work--and turn a truck into a kitchen on wheels.
Discover how spicy salsa gets its peppery kick; a tangy ancient cheese once made by monks gets a modern makeover; crunchy fortune cookies come sweet, tasty and packed full of good advice; and a popular summertime snack gets stuffed with ice creamy coolness.
Discover how smooth caramel and milky chocolate combine with scrumptious pretzels to produce a perfect salty sweet snack; the makers of Jelly Bellys get those mouth-watering flavors into their jellybeans; lip-smacking Korean dumplings are jam-packed with savory spices and healthy veggies; and meaty, finger-licking Cornish pasties get their signature shape from an underground connection.
Discover how irresistibly flaky sausage rolls, fluffy marshmallow Easter treats, sweet and sour lollipops, and zesty, crunchy pita puffs get to the masses. From raw materials to finished products, FOOD FACTORY reveals the wonders of how food is really made.
Discover how crispy, cheesy pizza goes from simple slice to portable pocket; refreshing ginger beer gets that sweet and spicy pop; powdered sugar is pressure packed into tangy tart double flavor lollipops; and addictive chocolate toffee nut clusters get their bite-sized crunchy shapes.
Susan B. Anthony was a suffragist, abolitionist, author and speaker who was the president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association.
As Secretary of the Treasury under Lincoln, Salmon P. Chase implemented the National Banking Act and was the sixth chief justice of the Supreme Court.
The 22nd and 24th president, Grover Cleveland is the only POTUS to serve two nonconsecutive terms, as well as the first to be married in the White House.
Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th president of the United States, promoted Atoms for Peace at the United Nations General Assembly in order to ease Cold War tensions.
Alexander Hamilton, a delegate to the Constitutional Convention and major author of the Federalist papers, was the United States' first secretary of the treasury.
Andrew Jackson was the seventh president of the United States. He is known for founding the Democratic Party and for his support of individual liberty.
Thomas Jefferson was a draftsman of the Declaration of Independence and the third U.S. president (1801-09). He was also responsible for the Louisiana Purchase.
John F. Kennedy, the 35th U.S. president, negotiated the Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty and initiated the Alliance for Progress. He was assassinated in 1963.
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States. He preserved the Union during the U.S. Civil War and brought about the emancipation of slaves.
Woodrow Wilson, the 28th U.S. resident, led America through World War I and crafted the Versailles Treaty's "Fourteen Points," the last of which was creating a League of Nations to ensure world peace. Wilson also created the Federal Reserve and signed the 19th Amendment, allowing women to vote.