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Writings on food… 

Cherry

Cherry lips; cherry on top; popped her cherry; life is like a bowl of cherries; she’s my cherry pie; that’s a cherry rig; bite of the cherry; cherry-picked… From her delicate silken blossoms to her succulent ruby red berries, the cherry tree has been a symbol of magic...

Potato

Potato

 The Potato part 1The Potato Part 1   “The biological and cultural consequences of 1492”   How does that saying go...  “In the year of 1492; Columbus sailed the ocean blue. He had three ships and left from Spain; He sailed through sunshine, wind and rain. He...

Stinking Rose, Garlic

The Stinking Rose   As a relative of the onion, shallot, leek and chive, garlic is the oldest known cultivated crop.  Garlic is believed to be derived from central Asian or Southwestern Siberia. Why it’s called The Stinking Rose is up for debate as it is more...

Spinach

  Spinach (spinacia oleracea) in the Amaranthaceae family is native to central and western Asia in the area formerly known as Persia. It germinates in temperatures of 45 to 75 degrees and grows best in the cooler seasons. Higher temperatures cause it to bolt and...