In the Yellowstone, a site by the by the Academy of American Poets, offers a wonderful email service called “Poem-a-Day.” Today’s offering was right in my wheelhouse: poetry AND Yellowstone? In the YellowstoneHarriet Monroe – 1860-1936 Little pin-prick geysers, spitting and sputtering; Little foaming geysers, that spatter and cough; Bubbling geysers, that gurgle out of the calyx of morning… Continue reading In the Yellowstone

The History of Ketchup

I had no idea that ketchup has seen so many versions and iterations! The word ketchup is derived from the Chinese word ke-tsiap, meaning a pickled fish sauce. This mixture was mainly added to recipes to season a dish, versus served as a condiment. Peggy Trowbridge Filippone at The Spruce Eats. Update: I was looking… Continue reading The History of Ketchup