History Lesson: Where Do Recipes Come From?

Being of an inquisitive mind, I am always struck (usually in the most inconvenient of times) with questions like “how does this work?”, “who invented this?”, or even “I wonder why X is this way and not any other way..” In most moments it’s a passing thought and I quickly return my focus to whateverContinue reading “History Lesson: Where Do Recipes Come From?”

Epiphany Food: The Peach

I work in wine. It’s a business where a lot of hypotheticals are thrown around. “What would you have with this?”“What’s your favorite this, and least favorite that?”“If you were stuck on a desert island…” These questions are a way of getting to know someone’s palate. A big favorite is, “What was your epiphany wine?”Continue reading “Epiphany Food: The Peach”

What’s At Our Table?

“First we eat, then we do everything else.” – M.F.K Fisher Sit down to a table in any country and you’ll see that everyone has their own way of expressing their reverence for eating together. A favorite of mine is, “Eat well, laugh often, love abundantly.” Though most food traditions or expressions don’t convey food’sContinue reading “What’s At Our Table?”