Culinary heritage: tradition, nostalgia or identity?

Where does culinary nostalgia fit into our over stimulated psyche?There is no doubt that culinary nostalgia is certainly alive and well in regards to “Italian food”. Everybody loves ‘Italian food’. But guess what? There is no Italian food.
Does the US even have a culinary heritage? As things stand now, we aren’t passing along any culinary inheritance. Aerosol pancake batter is not furthering our heritage. And today’s question is: does it matter if the US has a culinary heritage? People in other countries, feel free to insert your country name. Unless you are French, and then it’s an outrage to even ask the question.

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Super Quick Tomato & Basil Sauce

Warning: For those in the North East US, suffering from a lack of tomatoes due to the tomato fungus, do not read this blog post, it will cause you undue pain and suffering. For the rest of us who have an abundance of tomatoes, read on! Our tomatoes are coming in quicker than we can…

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