Food Facts & Lore

February Food Fare

What happens to daily food holidays on a month that fluctuates between 28 and 29 days? Since there’s no room for the 29th this year, Surf & Turf is left out. But we do get a consolation prize. February 28 is National Chocolate Soufflé Day. This raises another important question: shouldn’t we celebrate such a… Continue reading February Food Fare

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A Brief History of French Onion Soup

Italian men are said to be the most romantic; but French chefs feed the love of Valentines the world over with beauty, fragrance and flavor that set the tone for the meeting of minds and hearts. How does French Onion Soup fit in this picture? Well, on the eve of Valentine’s Day, we think it… Continue reading A Brief History of French Onion Soup

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Conversation Hearts Silenced

Conversation hearts may be the most iconic Valentine’s Day candy, closely followed by Hershey Kisses, of course. But as popular as they are, Conversation Hearts are not a favorite in all States. According to various food statistics sources, Vermont is most definitely a Conversation Hearts state, as are New Jersey, Minnesota, South Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky… Continue reading Conversation Hearts Silenced