Food Facts & Lore

July Food Fest

Ever had Bison for dinner? Our American Buffalo (it’s correct name on this continent) is such a poignant sight on the prairie that it is difficult for most people to imagine ever having it served on a plate. July is National Bison Month and we can be satisfied with simply contemplating the iconic beast, and… Continue reading July Food Fest

Food Facts & Lore

May Food Fest

May is National Asparagus Month, among other things. We can almost hear some of the thoughts arising upon reading that first sentence. A little voice inside made itself known with a pressing observation along these lines: “It’s the ‘among other things’ I’d rather hear about and please carry on!” We think they look smashing with… Continue reading May Food Fest

Food Facts & Lore, Monday Magazine

This Week in Food History – 05/08/2017

Since balance is everything, we thought we’d point out that in addition to being National BBQ Month (see last week’s post), May is National Mediterranean Diet Month also. This particular way of eating is often, and mistakenly, associated with the ancient feasts of the ruling class. In truth, the inspiration for the Mediterranean Diet comes… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 05/08/2017