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Fricassee of Words

Fricassee of Words – Cream of the Crop

  Of all idioms, food-related and otherwise, “Cream of the Crop” is among the most readily understood across cultures. Of all idioms, it is one of the few that has an equivalent in several other languages. Agriculture is at the root of this expression. The meaning is clear: “the best of the best.” The French… Continue reading Fricassee of Words – Cream of the Crop

Food Facts & Lore

A Breakfast Road Trip

You’re familiar with foods named after places. The Philly Cheese Steak comes to mind, as do Hollandaise sauce, Key Lime pie, Canadian bacon and Gruyère cheese. The list goes on and so do the opportunities for future blog articles. Today, however, we contemplate places named after food, and give a new twist to the expression,… Continue reading A Breakfast Road Trip

Dining with children, Family time, Food Facts & Lore

Boomer Food Nostalgia

After the 4th of July and its barbecues, Popsicles, ice cream and hot dogs (not necessarily in that order), we thought we’d indulge in a bit of summer food nostalgia, Baby Boomer style. The first thing to come to mind almost came straight out of sci-fi. Apollo 11, the first manned mission to land on… Continue reading Boomer Food Nostalgia