Persimmons are a beautiful fall fruit, typically available in North America from October to January. They have an exquisite, delicate texture and flavor which some people compare to peaches or mangos. This orange-colored fruit resembles tomatoes in shape and size, and features a beautiful floral-shaped leaf and small calyx (stem). Many persimmon purists insist that … Continue reading Produce Spotlight: Persimmons
It is hard to believe that a New Year is here and it in full swing. Many of us will be trying very hard to stick to those New Year's Resolutions. Grocery shopping is already a pretty time consuming task, but not knowing what to buy when you get there can be overwhelming and pricey … Continue reading Hello, January 2019!
Macaroni and Cheese. Three simple words for a dish with such a complex history, that it has become a classic if not the quintessential American food to grace dinner tables since the Colonial era. But where did it come from? Who “invented” it? And last but not least, how did it become one of the … Continue reading The Hidden History of Macaroni & Cheese