Food Facts & Lore

November Food Fest Feast

Ah November! The great countdown to Christmas; the anticipation of family gatherings, with a delicious first chapter at Thanksgiving. New Year resolutions approaching, but first, turkey with all the trimmings, including second servings of both the bird and desserts, without shame or guilt… maybe. Oddly enough, turkey is not featured among this month’s National Food… Continue reading November Food Fest Feast

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This Week in Food History – 11/06/2017

We American have mastered the art of making and loving peanut butter. November is National Peanut Butter Month. This month alone, we will consume over 83 million pounds of the protein-rich spread. By the end of 2017, we will have consumed over a billion pounds. Marketing peanut butter in the US was easy. This is… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 11/06/2017

Food Facts & Lore

A Brief History Of Appetizers… Or Is That Hors D’oeuvre?

The dishes we serve prior to the main course are designed to whet the appetite and set the tone for the meal. They occupy the mind and belly while dining guests wait for the centerpiece that will satisfy their hunger to the fullest. You might be familiar for the French name for appetizers: Hors d’oeuvre.… Continue reading A Brief History Of Appetizers… Or Is That Hors D’oeuvre?