Friday’s food: Pumpkin

Well, you can hardly swing a hobgoblin these days without hitting a pumpkin.  Take a drive though any neighborhood, and you’ll find a pile of them in front of groceries, nurseries, and at some charity patches.  So why all this fascination with orange gourds?  Click here to find out more about the history of Jack…

Friday’s food: Apples

      “People who don’t like food have made a triumph of the Delicious apple because it does not taste like an apple, and of the Golden Delicious because it does not taste like anything.” American essayist A.J. Liebling – on the subject of USA’s best selling apple – the Delicious. October is National Apple Month.…

Friday’s food: Cauliflower

In French, it is called choux fleur – flower cabbage, and cauliflower does kind of resemble a cabbage filled with zillions of tiny flowers.  Believed to have originated in Asia, it became popular in Europe during the Renaissance and it soon made its way to the New World via British collonists.  You’ll usually find the…