Food Facts & Lore

Sweet December

There are more sweet dishes in December than in any other month, as it should be. Here in the northern hemisphere, we have a natural tendency to crave copious meals at this time, and sweeter too. It’s a matter of survival, though in these modern times we know enough about nutrition to understand that restraint… Continue reading Sweet December

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This Week in Food History – 12/25/2017

Here in America, Christmas Dinner is as traditional as the 4th of July picnic. In truth, there is as much diversity in the ways of feasting on the 25th as there are people of foreign origin. This becomes interesting as we mingle and share traditions from our respective heritage. There is no doubt that it… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 12/25/2017

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This Week in Food History – 12/18/2017

December began with National Pie Day and, fittingly so, will conclude with Champagne. More about this on the 31st. By the end of the month, we will have celebrated 16 desserts, treats and candies. This comes as no surprise as we have well established by now that the National Food Holidays calendar is obviously heavy… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 12/18/2017