Food & Fitness, Food Facts & Lore

Food Facts for a Snowy Day

We wrote this on Friday. The snow fell steadily, and news of an impending storm-of-storms piled up in social feeds as fast as the flakes that had already moved over the region more than 24 hours ahead of schedule. It was one of those winter days when everything turns to calm outside and the mood… Continue reading Food Facts for a Snowy Day

Easy Recipes, Food Facts & Lore

3 Refreshing Ways to Serve Watermelon

The watermelon is worth its weight in goodness. It is certainly an iconic fruit here in the United State, right up there with hot dogs and Creemees when the summer months knock at the door and flood through the windows. Even the Egyptians, 5,000 years ago, thought highly of this aromatic fruit, so much so… Continue reading 3 Refreshing Ways to Serve Watermelon

Food Facts & Lore

Brie, King of Cheeses

Believe it or not, Brie is related to Mozzarella, Ricotta, Cottage Cheese and Cream Cheese in that it belongs to the soft fresh cheese family. But unlike these delicious cousins, Brie is ripened soft cheese. The rind is the tell-tale sign.  Cheeses are categorized depending on the type of milk used, fat content, moisture content… Continue reading Brie, King of Cheeses