“So, imagine my surprise when a list of 11 herbs and spices was plucked from a Sanders family scrapbook and placed into my hands. Crazy, right?” A Chicago Tribune writer was shown a piece of paper with the one of the most secretive recipes of all time. Is this really the Kentucky Fried Chicken recipe?

+ First We Feast: How Chicken Conquered the American Dinner Plate. (I hate to be a stickler, but I’m pretty sure it was the other way around.)