Food Facts & Lore

Food Trends of the 2010 Decade

Every year has its own food fad. This is probably true since the beginnings of homo sapiens. What might it have been by the times of the great pyramids? The word “fad” did not exist, and though the very concept of it may not appear in hieroglyphs, it is almost certain that tastes came and… Continue reading Food Trends of the 2010 Decade

Food Facts & Lore

2019 Review

52 weeks gone by and almost as many Blog articles. Some weeks, inspiration strikes effortlessly, and the Monday morning article seems to write itself. At other times, it feels like a bit more of a challenge, but researching topics is always a blast. Any historically inclined article and the Fricassée of Words are personal favorits… Continue reading 2019 Review

Food Facts & Lore

The Yule Log, from Hearth to Table

Necessity is the mother of invention. This saying, believe it or not, quite accurately underlies the evolution of the Yule Log. You see, it was originally an actual log. Society changed, cities were built, dwellings changed and so did the traditional Yule Log. It was a practical change at first, and then a tasty variation.… Continue reading The Yule Log, from Hearth to Table