Food Facts & Lore

Food Trends of 2018

From the mid 1950’s to early 2000’s, television and newsprint advertisements contributed much to our imagination and cravings and the shaping of food trends. Social media took over in recent years, especially with the increasing popularity of highly visual platforms such as Snapchat, Instagram and Facebook. For the first time in the history of mass… Continue reading Food Trends of 2018

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Chicken Soup… Myth or Fact?

Chicken Soup will cure your cold; veggies make you strong and bold. Grandma's chicken soup. A healing comfort for centuries across Europe and America, one that retains a strong presence in the collective memories of folks who grew up in the 20th century and before. But do these remedies mean anything to younger generations anymore?… Continue reading Chicken Soup… Myth or Fact?

Bread, Easy Recipes

Easy Summer Recipes – Bread & Tomato Soup for Two

This is a variation on a Mediterranean favorite. Not only that, but it is very easy to prepare with a few ingredients and the possibilities for improvisation are endless. The traditional version of this soup is known as pappa al pomodoro. It is made with Tuscan bread, but any hearty bread will do. Try it… Continue reading Easy Summer Recipes – Bread & Tomato Soup for Two