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

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This Week in Food History – 05/29/2017

Ah June! Take your pick. It’s National Dairy Month, National Iced Tea Month, National Seafood Month, National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month, National Turkey Lover’s Month, National Steakhouse Month and we’re probably skipping a handful. How are National Food Holidays created anyway? Food Holidays are proclaimed by state and municipal governments, or they are signed… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 05/29/2017

Food Facts & Lore, Monday Magazine

This Week in Food History – 03/20/2017

Stuffed pasta is first recorded in Medieval times cookbooks (5th to 15th century). Of course, such books were rare, but we do know that, in Europe, pasta might have been filled with meat and spices. But another version of the dish, also served at that time, stands out: pasta stuffed with cheese, honey and nuts.… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 03/20/2017