Food Facts & Lore, Monday Magazine

This Week in Food History – 05/22/2017

  The fourth week of May, you’ll be happy to know, is National American Beer Week. The word “beer” comes from the Latin verb “bibere,” meaning “to drink.” The art of beer brewing in America dates back several centuries. In the 1580’s, Virginia colonists brewed their own ale from corn. In 1609, the words “Help… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 05/22/2017

Food Facts & Lore, Monday Magazine

This Week in Food History – 02/13/2017

February 13: National “Italian Food” Day Even to this day, Italian food remains one of the most popular ethnic foods in America. Italian immigrants arrived in the late 19th century. Italian cuisine was well established by the mid 20th century, particularly in New York City. In fact, Italian immigrants were among the many European laborers… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 02/13/2017