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(Updated on 16/09/2016)



 

 

  • To Grill or Not to Grill: Commemorating a Saint’s Martyrdom
    - St. Lawrence = the patron saint of cooks

    "Lawrence, a deacon in Rome during the third century, met his martyrdom being roasted alive on a gridiron...
    - St. Macarius of Egypt (feast day January 2) is the patron saint of cooks, confectioners and pastry chefs...
    - St. Honoré (feast day May 16) is the patron saint of bakers...
    - St. Arnold (July 8 ) is the patron saint of brewers...
    - St. Martha (feast day July 29) is the patron saint of cooks and housekeepers."
    (blogs.smithsonianmag.com)

 

  • CANDY :

    • Sweet Starts
      "Some familiar candy brands have been in production for more than a century, while some others reach back even further.
      How did these sweet treats get their start? We’ve got their sugar-coated beginnings right here..."

      1. NECCO WAFERS
      2. SQUIRREL NUT CHEWS
      3. HERSHEY’S CHOCOLATE BAR
      4. TOBLERONE

      5. GOOGOO CLUSTERS
      6. MARY JANE

      7. CLARK BAR
      8. BABY RUTH

      9. MOUNDS
      10. MILKY WAY
      (neatorama.com)




    • BEST-SELLING CANDY BY COUNTRY (neatorama.com)

  • The Food Timeline (chewing gum 400 BC...) - (foodtimeline.org)

  • The Meaning of Food is an exploration of culture through food.
    "What we consume, how we acquire it, who prepares it, who's at the table, and who eats first
    is a form of communication that is rich with meaning..."
    - Food and LIFE
    - Food and FAMILY
    - Food and CULTURE

    (PBS)