Category Archives: Food History

Welcome to the Sushi House

In a world where I could fluidly move from one loving profession to the next whenever I fancied, I would delight to find my niche as a cultural anthropologist. (…Only to quickly return to my beloved classroom shortly thereafter I … Continue reading

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An Unexpected And Delightful Find

Every now and then, if lucky, a trip to a farmer’s market can introduce you (or reintroduce you) to fresh produce you will likely not find at a grocery store. In my recent visit to a somewhat local farmer’s market, … Continue reading

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Crème Caramel: Unifying People Globaly

Could there be any other delectable dessert that is found in such a gamut of regions world wide? Yes. It is true. Crème caramel is not a treat that everyone enjoys. If you are anything like my sweet pea of … Continue reading

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A Life Remembered

As April begins, memories of my beloved grandmother flood my mind. She has always held a special place in my heart. Perhaps being named after her helped create our instant bond. She helped raise me for the first few years … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea

A delicious way to indulge and spend time with friends. But first, a little history… Afternoon tea is a sweet tradition made a fad thanks to the 7th Duchess  of Bedford during the early 19th century.  It is said that … Continue reading

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