The more prominent flavor trends of the
past few years have succeeded in creating buzz and profits, but often
there’s a limited shelf life for seasonal tastes. Who wants a Pumpkin
Spice Latte in the middle of August? Who eats “peppermint stick”
anything after December?
What food rarely takes center stage, spans
nearly all cultures, is refreshing in the sweltering summer heat and
warms our bones in the bitter, colder months? Why, it’s soup, my
By now, the staggeringly high childhood
obesity rates in this country should come as a surprise to no one, and
neither should the health issues that go hand-in-hand with what’s become
the most common chronic childhood disease, affecting more than 30
percent of children in the U.S.