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

Bread, Easy Recipes

The Doggy Bag – 3 Serving Suggestions

Did you know that asking for a doggy bag is a great compliment to the chef? It means you believe what you ate at their table is worth eating again. Some restaurants have dignified, dainty portions arranged artistically on each plate. This is appealing to the eye and palate, and a dining experience worthy of… Continue reading The Doggy Bag – 3 Serving Suggestions