Food Facts & Lore

May Food Fest

May is National Asparagus Month, among other things. We can almost hear some of the thoughts arising upon reading that first sentence. A little voice inside made itself known with a pressing observation along these lines: “It’s the ‘among other things’ I’d rather hear about and please carry on!” We think they look smashing with… Continue reading May Food Fest

Food Facts & Lore

A Few Colorful Food Laws

Margarine arrived on American tables in the 1870’s. Natural butter had been a well-established tradition for centuries; and it was a chief ingredient in the economic success of farmers. It was also more expensive than margarine, meaning that the “make-believe” spread soon became a favorite staple in most households. Word soon spread among farmers (pardon… Continue reading A Few Colorful Food Laws

Food Facts & Lore, Monday Magazine

The Monday Mag – August 8, 2016

In This Edition Of Our Somewhat Weekly Magazine: Time Capsule: Food Trends of The 70's The Varnum’s Food Fare Over a Century of S'Mores Our Favorite Quote Of The Week ~ "If you smile when no one else is around, you really mean it." - Andy Rooney. Time Capsule: Food Trends of The 70's... Brunch is… Continue reading The Monday Mag – August 8, 2016