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, Monday Magazine

This Week in Food History – 10/30/2017

November is National Peanut Butter Lover’s Month. It’s also Raisin Bread Month, Georgia Pecan Month, Pomegranate Month and Pepper Month. In addition to this, November is World Vegan Month and Good Nutrition Month. With Thanksgiving on the horizon, the fall harvest comes to mind. Here in New England, the land offers up a bounty of… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 10/30/2017