Let’s Talk Food: Wednesday is St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day, or the Feast of St. Patrick, an Irish celebration, is tomorrow. It is an official Christian feast day that began in the early 17th century, the traditional date of the death of St. Patrick and the arrival of Christianity into Ireland.

Let’s Talk Food: Breakfast is king

If we live by the phrase “eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a queen and dinner like a pauper,” our breakfast should be the biggest meal of the day. After all, breakfast is “a break from a fast.”

Let’s Talk Food: First food thoughts for a new year

New Year’s resolutions are difficult, as we often say we will do it but by the end of January we have not fulfilled it and will probably forget about it. We need to make realistic ones that fit into our lifestyle and will not set us up for failure.

Let’s Talk Food: Cookbooks of the past

Margaret Shiba, like many others, is working from home during this pandemic. She started to sort through old boxes of files, some with recipes her mother wrote by hand as a young bride. She also found little publications, printed between the 1930s and 1950s, “all sponsored by big food corporations for the benefit of housewives around the time of the war. Such period pieces!”

Let’s Talk Food: Meals in bowls

Are you getting tired of being stuck at home and cooking three meals a day for the family? It seems to be a common complaint I hear again and again from parents.