Food & History: November 6

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Food & History: November 6 1879  The first official observance of Canadian Thanksgiving. 1976  David Marine dies, an American pathologist whose research on the treatment […]

Food & History: October 3

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Food & History: October 3 1789  President George Washington signs a proclamation declaring Thursday the 26th day of November Thanksgiving Day. 1863  President Abraham Lincoln […]

Food & History: August 12

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Food & History: August 12 1737  Antoine Augustin Parmentier born, a French agronomist who promoted the potato as a food source and promoted its acceptance […]

Food & History: June 26

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Food & History: June 26 1816  Louis Bignon born, a French agriculturist, restaurateur and chef. 1848  The first pure food laws enacted in the United […]

Food & History: June 16

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Food & History: June 16 1893  The confection Cracker Jack is invented with popcorn, peanut and molasses.  The prize in each box was introduced in […]

Frittata

June 7, 2018 0

Frittata   Think of a frittata as an Italian dish that is a cross between an omelet and a quiche.  While you an certainly cook it […]

Food & History: May 5

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Food & History: May 5 Cinco de Mayo 1862  Cinco de Mayo: The Mexican army’s victory over France at the Battle of Puebla. 100 years […]

Pizza Rustica

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Pizza Rustica Pizza Rustica, also known as Pizzagaina or “pizza gain” as slang is a very rich pie made for Easter with a lot of […]

Food & History: March 17

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Food & History: March 17 St. Patrick’s Day 461  Saint Patrick, Christian missionary, bishop and Apostle of Ireland dies. 1762  First St. Patrick’s Day parade […]

Cabbage

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Cabbage Cabbage is probably the least expensive leafy green vegetable.  Dating back to ancient times, it was cultivated in Europe sometime as far back as […]

Food & History: March 15

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Food & History: March 15 Ides of March 44 BC  Julius Caesar assassinated in Rome by a group of senators including his friend Brutus (also […]

Hot Toddy

January 10, 2018 0

Hot Toddy When the weather is cold or when you are suffering from a cold this should do the trick, even if temporarily.  It has […]

Lentils

January 1, 2018 0

New Year’s Lentils Lentils are part of the legume family like beans and one of the oldest known crops dating back to 11,000 BC.  They […]

Réveillion Cocktail

December 27, 2017 0

Réveillion Cocktail A Réveillion is a dinner party which comes before Christmas or Christmas Eve.  It is a European tradition which carried over to particular […]

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