The World of Food

Julia Maish

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The earliest version of the spoon as we know it, which first surfaces in the Paleolithic era, may have been fashioned from a husk or shell as its “bowl,” affixed to a stick.

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The boar’s head in hand bring I, bedeck'd with bays and rosemary.”
--“The Boar’s Head Carol”

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“Anyone who thinks they're too grown up or too sophisticated to eat caramel corn is not invited to my house for dinner.”

                        --Ruth Reichl

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“The children running home
Beneath a twilight sky
Oh, for the fun of them
When I was one of them…”

--Johnny Mercer/Barry Manilow, “When October Goes”

 

"Halloween was confusing. All my life my parents said, 'Never take candy from strangers.' And then they dressed me up and said, 'Go beg for it.'"
--Rita Rudner

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There are precious few edibles that are known to be delicious and therapeutic, but ginger (or ginger root) is definitely one of them.

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