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

10 Foods New England Does Best

Every state and every region has its own signature foods. Everyone has a favorite, stop-by-on-the-way-home diner, because they just serve the best Clam Chowder or Apple Pie. History reveals much about a country and its mosaic of characters and traditions; food is the sensory expression of each region. It is seasoned by history, necessity, resourcefulness… Continue reading 10 Foods New England Does Best