Food Facts & Lore

Pepōn, Pumpion, Pumpkins

The summer of 2018 may be remembered as the summer that never ended, except that it did. Temperatures soared here in Vermont and we thought we’d be wearing shorts and tank tops through October. And yet, nature follows its own mysterious schedule and manages to line things up just as they should be, it seems.… Continue reading Pepōn, Pumpion, Pumpkins

Food Facts & Lore, Monday Magazine

This Week in Food History – 10/23/2017

Did we mention October is National Cookie Month? Cookies may have been the inevitable flight of fancy of early bakers whose custom it was to bake a handful of batter to ascertain the temperature of the oven prior to baking an entire cake. Early American tinsmiths began making cookie cutters in the 1700’s. It is… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 10/23/2017