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Why Do Forks Have Four Tines?

The fork's history does not begin in a dining room or kitchen; it begins in the field as an agricultural tool. It is not until sometime in the 16th century that it becomes a commonly used eating implement. You probably remember drinking off the backyard spout or hose as a child. It is a wonder… Continue reading Why Do Forks Have Four Tines?

Food Facts & Lore, Fricassee of Words

Fricassee of Words – He Was Born With a Silver Spoon in His Mouth!

Fricassee: Meat cut into pieces and stewed in gravy. Fricassee of Words: Musings on food-inspired expressions, words and word play, with occasional bits and pieces of kitchen jargon too. Don't stir the pot, go fry an egg, two eggs in a basket are better than one hen in the bush... you get the picture by… Continue reading Fricassee of Words – He Was Born With a Silver Spoon in His Mouth!