Food Facts & Lore, Monday Magazine

This Week in Food History – 11/20/2017

In addition to Peanut Butter and Raisin Bread (see previous articles), November is National Pepper Month. And pepper is the stuff of legends, quite literally. Indeed, for centuries, there existed a remarkable monopoly over pepper trade routes thanks to the traders’ clever fabrication of fantastic tales of creatures who ferociously guarded the precious spice. The… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 11/20/2017

Food Facts & Lore, Monday Magazine

This Week in Food History – 06/05/2017

This week of Food Holidays may be the most decadent to date. Every day celebrates a sweet dessert. We don’t see a problem with that. Do you? Many believe that the only reason we crave sweets after a meal is that we are culturally trained to do so. This is true, in part, but there… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 06/05/2017