This Week in Food History – 06/26/2017

The Food Holidays seem to get weirder and weirder as we approach July. You’d think that most would revolve around the grill during the hot summer months, but we’re still waist deep in sweet desserts and beverages. Remember, it’s all about moderation. Though we believe that indulging, occasionally, is a fundamental right. What would life… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 06/26/2017

This Week in Food History – 06/19/2017

If you’ve been following this weekly exploration of Food Holidays, you may have noticed a pattern. Is it just us, or the ratio of sweets versus any other type of edible is rather high. We suspect there is deep psychology behind this, though we cannot claim to be experts on the topic. However, instinct points… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 06/19/2017

This Week in Food History – 06/12/2017

June is National Dairy Month. The Holstein is typically the first cow to come to mind upon the mention of dairy. The breed arrived in the US by way of Massachusetts, in 1852. The dairy industry was growing and breeders needed a high-producing animal. The original Holstein is the product of a cross between two… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 06/12/2017

This Week in Food History – 06/05/2017

This week of Food Holidays may be the most decadent to date. Every day celebrates a sweet dessert. We don’t see a problem with that. Do you? Many believe that the only reason we crave sweets after a meal is that we are culturally trained to do so. This is true, in part, but there… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 06/05/2017