Food Facts & Lore

July Food Fest

Ever had Bison for dinner? Our American Buffalo (it’s correct name on this continent) is such a poignant sight on the prairie that it is difficult for most people to imagine ever having it served on a plate. July is National Bison Month and we can be satisfied with simply contemplating the iconic beast, and… Continue reading July Food Fest

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This Week in Food History – 12/04/2017

The first week of December is Cookie Cutter Week. Ancient Egyptians beat the Romans on this one, shaping little bite-sized honey cakes before baking. The practice spread through Europe and to the New World over time. Wooden cake molds were popular in 16th century Germany, particularly in the Black Forest region where wood carvers produced… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 12/04/2017

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This Week in Food History – 07/31/2017

We’ve already mentioned The Food Timeline and The Nibble as favorite resources for these weekly articles. The Spruce is an equally attractive source of inspiration. We love the streamlined, easy-to-navigate format. It is extremely user-friendly. This is the site to browse if you’re into food, family, gardening, décor, pets, crafts and repairs. Speaking of food,… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 07/31/2017