Food Facts & Lore

100% Vermont Maple

Gift shops, drug stores and grocery stores are stocked up and ready with display upon display of sweet Easter chocolate and candy. Meanwhile, it’s sap tapping season in Vermont. Our maple syrup enjoys international acclaim, and rightly so. Only the province of Quebec produces more maple syrup than Vermont. Depending on sources, the quality is… Continue reading 100% Vermont Maple

Food Facts & Lore

Food Trends of 2018

From the mid 1950’s to early 2000’s, television and newsprint advertisements contributed much to our imagination and cravings and the shaping of food trends. Social media took over in recent years, especially with the increasing popularity of highly visual platforms such as Snapchat, Instagram and Facebook. For the first time in the history of mass… Continue reading Food Trends of 2018

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