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A Brief History Today, there are few pleasures in life that are as timeless as they are delightful –– not to mention legal –– and food is one of those. Sure, we eat to survive, but it is so much more than that. Once you start to savor and enjoy your meals, you’ll get to view food in a whole new light and come to appreciate it much more, but this article is not about food in general, but rather meat –– or smoked meat to be accurate. You might be immediately put off because you think it will take…

A Brief History On November 17, 2019, we celebrate another one of those made up holidays (actually, ALL holidays are made up holidays), National Homemade Bread Day.  Obviously, the fact that we have to have a day to celebrate homemade bread means Americans have gotten away from baking bread at home and almost exclusively buy bread from stores and bakeries.  The subject of bread brings up certain questions, which we will try to answer! Digging Deeper What Was the Greatest Thing Before Sliced Bread? A topic so important, we have previously addressed this question in its own article.  A partial…

A Brief History In approximately the 11th century A.D., an Ethiopian goatherd realized that coffee beans could serve as a pick-me-up. From that simple beginning in the foothills of Abyssinia, coffee has become a favored drink for people around the world and a significant part of the world’s economy. Coffee offers a variety of delicious tastes, fragrant aromas and the ability to simulate coffee aficionados in the same way that a Springbok casino bonus invigorates casino gamers. Digging Deeper How Was Coffee Discovered Legend says that, approximately 1000 years ago, an Ethiopian goatherd named Kaldi was watching his goats one…

A Brief History On October 23, 2019, our nation (the United States) celebrates another National Boston Cream Pie Day.  The delicious concoction with its own “holiday” is just one of several eating or drinking items named for the city of Boston, Massachusetts, and we use this opportunity to explore some of the things Boston is famous for.  What other things can you think of that are either named for Bean Town or famously associated with Boston?  (Yeah, we know, they talk funny there…) (Honorable mention: The rock group, Boston, and the dog breed, Boston Terrier.) Digging Deeper 1. Boston Cream…

A Brief History At least 2,000 years ago, people began to care at least in part for dog’s nutritional needs.  Dogs have such a different digestive system than humans.  It indicates that some foods can be unhealthy or even harmful for dogs that are safe for humans. Dog food is food that is specifically designed for dogs and other similar canines to eat.  If you are not a big fan of feeding your dog natural foods, these suggestions for the best dog food on the market may be helpful to you Like all carnivores, dogs have long, pointed teeth and…

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