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America’s Top 5 Comfort Foods

A simple question was the premise for this late January exploration: Do our comfort food preferences change with the seasons? This is by no means a scientific analysis. We gathered our data by reading various articles, from Reader’s Digest to foodies’ blogs to the food segment of various national newspapers, and went with a gut… Continue reading America’s Top 5 Comfort Foods

Food Facts & Lore, Monday Magazine

This Week in Food History – 05/15/2017

Hamburgers are among the many foods enjoying a month-long spotlight in May. Mongol Emperor Genghis Khan conquered two thirds of the known world in his time (12th – 13th century). His cavalry-based army adopted ground meats, mostly lamb, formed into a patty as a convenient and portable ration. The Mongols invaded Russia in the late… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 05/15/2017