This Week in Food History – 04/24/2017

Canapé is the French word for a small, bite-size piece of bread or light pastry with a savory topping served at a cocktail party or on a buffet table. Canapé is also the name for a decorative sofa. Go figure. Which brings us to today’s National Food Holiday: It’s Pigs-in-a-Blanket Day. What’s the connection, you… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 04/24/2017

This Week in Food History – 04/17/2017

We’ve celebrated BLT’s and Grilled Cheese Sandwiches already this month. It so happens April is National Garlic Month too. We’ll steer away from history for a moment to contemplate instead the festive side of things. Turns out garlic is highly celebrated in all corners of the globe. Venture south to the annual Gilroy, California Garlic… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 04/17/2017

This Week in Food History – 04/10/2017

Remember last week, we mentioned that April is BLT Month? Well, April is a month of many blessings, for it is also National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Month! Ever tried a grilled cheese sandwich with Cheddar and sliced pickles? Most enjoyable. Try it. The Grilled Cheese is the simplest sandwich there is, yet it is probably… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 04/10/2017

This Week in Food History – 04/03/2017

We would be failing in our duties if we omitted to mention that April is National BLT Sandwich Month. See what we mean? The Food Holidays of the week ahead nearly pale in comparison, yet this makes a succulent introduction indeed. The right ingredients had to come together for this one. Tomatoes were introduced to… Continue reading This Week in Food History – 04/03/2017