Food: Fact or Fiction?

Do carrots really improve our eyesight? Did the Italians really invent pizza? Did salt win the Civil War? On Food: Fact or Fiction? host Michael McKean explores age-old adages and uncover fascinating food mysteries that are baked inside everything we eat. From pancakes to burgers to apple pie, we will reveal the accidental discoveries, clever marketing ploys, and war propaganda campaigns that have flavored our favorite dishes with a spoonful of fact and a dash of fiction.

Show Info

Airs on: United States Cooking Channel (2015 - now)
Schedule: Sundays at 22:00 (30 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Reality
Genres: Food
Episodes ordered: 20 episodes

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Previous Episode

Gone Camping

Episode 3x20; May 6, 2018

Gear up and stake your tents, Michael McKean has set up camp and it's suppertime. As you warm by the fire, you'll glow when you hear that S'mores were built with girl power, learn why pilgrims were so full of Baked Beans, and discover why Beer Can Ch

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
3x20: Gone CampingMay 6, 2018
3x19: Townie TreatsApr 29, 2018
3x18: DeclassifriedApr 22, 2018
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