A few weeks ago, I speculated about whether the ancient Romans shredded their garlic before pounding it into moretum, the ancient Roman cheese spread. Now I know that they almost certainly did so--and how! Go here for the entry.
In which I post a link to an article about an archaeological dig that has discovered... Shakespeare's kitchen! No, really, they're digging at the location of his home in Stratford-upon-Avon. Go here for the entry.