Food Facts & Lore

2019 Review

52 weeks gone by and almost as many Blog articles. Some weeks, inspiration strikes effortlessly, and the Monday morning article seems to write itself. At other times, it feels like a bit more of a challenge, but researching topics is always a blast. Any historically inclined article and the Fricassée of Words are personal favorits… Continue reading 2019 Review

Food Facts & Lore

Dinner in New England, 17th Century Style

In England and much of Europe, many landowners were practiced trappers and hunters. Those who did not own land lived on vegetables, grain, eggs and milk. The wealthy considered meat to be the core of a wholesome diet. What both classes had in common, however, was their love of beer. It was the family beverage… Continue reading Dinner in New England, 17th Century Style

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Apple, Apple, Apple

Next to the pumpkin, the apple is the most iconic Autumn fruit in America. Varieties abound this time of year and displays overflow with choices in grocery and natural foods stores. Apple pie is a given. We love fresh apples in our pies but prefer canned pumpkin. Let’s face it, carving a pumpkin is a… Continue reading Apple, Apple, Apple