The Story of Maple Sugar

This article was written by Phin Upham The Native Americans were credited as being the first group of people to tap into a maple tree and use its sap to flavor their food. They handed the technique down to the Europeans, who adapted the sap for use when their stores of sugar or molasses ran […]

Olive Oil: An Ancient Treasure

This article was written by Phin Upham Pliny said that there were two liquids most agreeable to the human body. The first is wine, which is good for the inside. The second is oil, which is good for the outside. Olive oil was the treasure of the Mediterranean, but other cultures used animal fat for […]

The Average Day of a Colonist Told through Meals

Written by Phineas Upham When the colonists first set foot on Plymouth Rock, they had a lot of building to do. Their days were full of work, from practically morning until dawn. Today‚Äôs workers conform to a more rigid schedule, with time throughout the day to eat three square meals. Here is just a small […]