Food Facts & Lore, Uncategorized

Oyster Crackers, in a Nutshell

Oyster Crackers are synonymous with New England and Seafood Chowder. No one disputes this. What has been in dispute is the origin of the iconic bite-size cracker. We stay on the original 13-state New England territory for the answer, but it is found in two distinct locations 283 miles apart: Trenton, New Jersey and Westminster,… Continue reading Oyster Crackers, in a Nutshell

Food Facts & Lore, Fricassee of Words

Fricassee of Words – Happy as a Clam

Fricassee: Meat cut into pieces and stewed in gravy. Fricassee of Words: Musings on food-inspired expressions, words and word play, with occasional bits and pieces of kitchen jargon too. Don't stir the pot, go fry an egg, two eggs in a basket are better than one hen in the bush... you get the picture by… Continue reading Fricassee of Words – Happy as a Clam