Food Facts & Lore

Dinner in New England, 17th Century Style

In England and much of Europe, many landowners were practiced trappers and hunters. Those who did not own land lived on vegetables, grain, eggs and milk. The wealthy considered meat to be the core of a wholesome diet. What both classes had in common, however, was their love of beer. It was the family beverage… Continue reading Dinner in New England, 17th Century Style

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Food Facts for a Snowy Day

We wrote this on Friday. The snow fell steadily, and news of an impending storm-of-storms piled up in social feeds as fast as the flakes that had already moved over the region more than 24 hours ahead of schedule. It was one of those winter days when everything turns to calm outside and the mood… Continue reading Food Facts for a Snowy Day