Food Facts & Lore

A 4th of July Feast

If you’re thinking Hot Dogs at the town fair, you’re not alone. We Americans consume nearly 160 million hot dogs on the 4th of July. In fact, it out-numbers all other favorite July 4th foods. Nevertheless, the hot dog is not the main course in all states of the union when we celebrate Independence day.… Continue reading A 4th of July Feast

Food Facts & Lore, Monday Magazine

This Week in Food History – 05/01/2017

May is National Salsa Month, Salad Month, Asparagus Month, Barbecue Month, Egg Month, Hamburger Month… the list goes on. Let’s feast. Picking one to highlight this week is difficult, but somehow the recent sound of lawnmowers and leaf blowers made us zero in on National Barbecue Month and the question: Why is it called “barbecue?”… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 05/01/2017