Food Facts & Lore, Monday Magazine

This Week in Food History – 12/11/2017

December is Eggnog Month. In Medieval times, people of comfortable means enjoyed a beverage of hot milk curdled with wine, ale, liquor or even hard cider and flavored with spices, sugar and herbs. This was known as a “posset,” and consumed mainly for its perceived medicinal properties. The name “Eggnog” does not appear until the… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 12/11/2017

Food Facts & Lore, Monday Magazine

This Week in Food History – 05/29/2017

Ah June! Take your pick. It’s National Dairy Month, National Iced Tea Month, National Seafood Month, National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month, National Turkey Lover’s Month, National Steakhouse Month and we’re probably skipping a handful. How are National Food Holidays created anyway? Food Holidays are proclaimed by state and municipal governments, or they are signed… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 05/29/2017