FOOD FUN: The Most Mispronounced Foods

It’s broo-SKET-tuh, not broo-SHET-tuh. Photo by Vitalina Rybakova | IST.   When we were young, there was a long-running ad for a self-improvement course that promised to make upwardly-aspirational Americans more cultured. One of the ads had this headline: “I’ll have a cup of expresso, please. And make it black.” There is no “expresso,” of…
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ST. PATRICK’S DAY: Green Deviled Eggs Recipe, Green Eggs & Ham

[1] We’ll be eating green on St. Patric’s Day (photo courtesy Avocados From Mexico). [2] It’s also the perfect day for Green Eggs and Ham (photo courtesy Food Network).   Although we start every St. Patrick’s Day with a green bagel, each year we look for new, fun green dishes for our celebration. This year…
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ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S BIRTHDAY: His Favorite Foods

[1] Lincoln would often dine on an apple, nuts and cheese (photo © U.S. Apples). [2] An apple, cheese and nuts remain a healthy snack—or meal—today (photo © Paul Gaudriault | Unsplash). [3] Lincoln’s favorite beverage: water (photo © Jana Sabeth | Pexels).   Today is Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. He was born on February 12,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Start A Tradition With A Halloween Gingerbread House Kit

Gingerbread houses have long been a popular Christmas tradition. But they may be more appropriate for Halloween. After all, they were inspired by the gingerbread house belonging to the wicked witch done in by Hansel and Gretel. Witches = Halloween. THE HISTORY OF THE GINGERBREAD HOUSE At the end of the 11th century, when the…
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RECIPE: Elvis Sandwich

Elvis Presley’s favorite sandwich (photo courtesy Hipsubwg.Blogspot.com.   Elvis Presley was born on January 8, 1935, and left the world too soon in 1977. As has been told many times, his favorite food was a fried peanut butter and banana sandwich. Try one to see if you and Elvis enjoy the same snack. Here’s the…
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