Holy Mackerel! It’s Tuna!

Melinda D. Teston

Part of the mackerel family, tuna was virtually unknown to most Americans before the twentieth century, There was no canned fish of any kind, and tuna was considered undesirable (except by cats). In 1910, Americans were eating only about seven pounds of fish a year, compared to 60 pounds of […]

What Are Delicacies?

Melinda D. Teston

It is likely you have heard the word “delicacies” throughout your life and know that they are foods of some sort, but you may not know exactly what makes a food a delicacy or not. A delicacy is a food that a specific culture holds on high regard. There may […]