Food Facts & Lore, Monday Magazine

This Week in Food History – 12/11/2017

December is Eggnog Month. In Medieval times, people of comfortable means enjoyed a beverage of hot milk curdled with wine, ale, liquor or even hard cider and flavored with spices, sugar and herbs. This was known as a “posset,” and consumed mainly for its perceived medicinal properties. The name “Eggnog” does not appear until the… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 12/11/2017

Food Facts & Lore, Monday Magazine

This Week in Food History – 10/23/2017

Did we mention October is National Cookie Month? Cookies may have been the inevitable flight of fancy of early bakers whose custom it was to bake a handful of batter to ascertain the temperature of the oven prior to baking an entire cake. Early American tinsmiths began making cookie cutters in the 1700’s. It is… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 10/23/2017