These days, the typical American Thanksgiving menu is pretty standardized: turkey, stuffing, potatoes, pie. Back in 1899, when the holiday’s status as a national observance was still relatively new, those dishes were already being consumed but holiday menus of the time could show a little variety. 178 more words
Around halfway through Bread, Wine, Chocolate, writer Simran Sethi finds herself eating a chocolate bar.
It’s no ordinary corner-store confection: the $13 (USD) bar was the product of Rogue Chocolatier, an artisan “bean-to-bar” operation that produces single-origin chocolate bars with cacao sourced directly from farmers. 665 more words