Food Facts & Lore

March Bites

Celery, noodles and peanuts. Flour, frozen food, sauce and caffeine. It almost sounds like it is time to replenish to food supply in the fridge, otherwise even that usually weird and sudden midnight snack craving will not be satisfied by any stretch of the imagination. In truth, add the words National and Month before and… Continue reading March Bites

Food Facts & Lore, Monday Magazine

This Week in Food History – 03/13/2017

March 13 is National Ginger Ale Day. Ginger Ale is a fairly young beverage. Its predecessor, ginger beer, was indeed an alcoholic beverage consumed in England in the 1800's. It was brewed from a concoction of water, lemon juice, ginger, sugar and a culture of fermented organisms similar to that used in Kombucha. The alcohol content was… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 03/13/2017