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Hippocrates, Medicine, And Food

Hippocrates (born c. 460BC, died c. 377BC on the Greek island of Kos) is considered the father of medicine.  He spent his life proving that disease and healing were not acts of the Gods but rather physical phenomena that stem from natural causes — and that are potentially curable through observation, deduction, and treatment. He […]

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Yankee Stadium Food — 64 Years Ago

These photos were taken at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York which I visited this week.  It’s fascinating how food always seems to be incorporated into museums of any kind.  As a born and bred New Yorker and a life-long Yankee fan I couldn’t pass up these photos.  The same food is […]

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Love Those Candy Hearts . . .

“Be Mine,” “Kiss me,”  “Sweet Talk.” The brightly colored hearts with the familiar sayings have been a Valentine’s Day treat since 1902. Their manufacturer, NECCO, the New England Confectionery Company, in business since 1847, expects to sell more than 8 billion candy conversation hearts this year. The original candies with printed sayings were called “motto […]

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