Food Facts & Lore

November Food Fest Feast

Ah November! The great countdown to Christmas; the anticipation of family gatherings, with a delicious first chapter at Thanksgiving. New Year resolutions approaching, but first, turkey with all the trimmings, including second servings of both the bird and desserts, without shame or guilt… maybe. Oddly enough, turkey is not featured among this month’s National Food… Continue reading November Food Fest Feast

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Wintirfyllith Food Fest

October, being the 10th month according to our modern-day calendar, should rightly be called December. Or, if we were Saxons back in the early Middle Ages, we’d find our inspiration upon observing that this time of year brings the first full moon of winter, and call this month “Wintirfyllith.” Alas, it was the 8th Month… Continue reading Wintirfyllith Food Fest

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Breakfast, from Rome to America

The Romans. It always goes back to the Romans, doesn’t it? In movies, they are depicted as gluttons. In truth, we are told by historians, they were very much concerned with proper diet and digestion and adhered to a strong belief in the one-meal-a-day philosophy. Might as well make it worthwhile. Ask anyone around you… Continue reading Breakfast, from Rome to America