The Foolish History Of April Fools’ Day

Two crazy guys play a senior man up on fool??s day

The history of April Fools’ Day has been debated since at least 1808, when the British magazine Apollo, asked, ”Whence proceeds the custom of making April Fools?” But the practice of making someone feel foolish or sending them on a “fools’

The Saucy History of the Tomato

The seemingly commonplace tomato, the base for many of America’s favorite staples (hello, ketchup), is actually a berry with a vast and splendored history. Native to South America, the tomatl was on the menu as early as 700 AD, and

Historic Cookbooks Shed Light On Sustainable Past

As we study the ways past generations lived, farmed and ate, one thing is for sure… America has been blessed with clever and thoughtful cooks. And many beautiful, wonderful, educational cookbooks, too. I love cookbooks!  In fact, I collect them. 

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