Today in History: March 8

Today in History: March 8 1765  John Hannon began producing one of the first North American made chocolate products using water power. This was the beginning of ‘Baker’s Chocolate’. 1941  American author Sherwood Anderson supposedly swallowed a swizzle stick while at a cocktail party in the Panama Canal Zone and died of peritonitis. 1992  Christian […]


Charcuterie Charcuterie is a fancy word for cured dried meats, or, coldcuts. Of course these artisanal meats are nothing like what you will find in a supermarket deli, but they are cousins.  For example, they are 10 times the quality, and they are made using only all natural methods. Common items are cappicola, prosciutto, salame, salute, […]