All About Tastebuds

Fri, Dec 13, 2013 3:02 pm
Jack Frost is a composite of several characters like Father Frost and Jokul Frosti. This fictional being is believed to control winter elements. Common happenings attributed to Jack Frost include cold weather, winter precipitation, and foliage changes. In literary terms, he is sometimes thus used as an idiom – or figurative symbol – of the effects of winter.
 
Wed, Dec 4, 2013 10:56 am
Food writer Peggy Wolff will give a talk on her new anthology, Fried Walleye and Cherry Pie: Midwestern Writers on Food, on Monday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m. in the Faculty Commons of Alden Library.
 
Tue, Nov 26, 2013 3:25 pm

The presentation of your Thanksgiving table draws in friends and family and is a prelude to the meal we wait for all – year- long!

Mon, Nov 25, 2013 4:05 pm
Last year, I wrote a blog about my favorite (untypical) Thanksgiving dish. This year, I asked WOUB staff to give me some of their favorite Thanksgiving recipes. Here’s a list of some great recipes you may want to try, including a unique cranberry jello salad, a turkey gravy you can make ahead of time to make preparing Thanksgiving a little easier and some vegetarian recipes. 
 
 
 
From Kathy Malesick, Director of Corporate Support
Thu, Nov 14, 2013 3:30 pm

Turkeys rule the month of November. It’s all about the bird in a month when Americans are thinking about only one thing – Thanksgiving dinner. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, more than 45 million turkeys are cooked and eaten in the U.S. every year on Thanksgiving Day, which is one sixth of the total turkeys sold each year. But in reality, not everyone’s a fan of the bird – including those who don’t eat meat at all. What do you eat for Thanksgiving dinner if the bird is not for you?

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