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Food Friday

Did you know that people used to be paid for their work with salt?  The ancient Romans liked salt so much that soldiers were often paid part of their wages in salt.  That is really where we get the word … Continue reading

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Food Friday

Lots of people loved eating fish in ancient times.  In fact, there was a Roman emperor named Elagabalus who loved fish so much he had it served to him in a blue sauce so it looked like it was still … Continue reading

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Food Friday

Here’s one reason to become popular: in ancient China the more respected you were the more courses (dishes) you were served during a banquet.  Some of the banquets had as many as 32 courses.  Now that’s a lot of food! … Continue reading

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