Poem – Ode to Parsley

Parsley, oh parsley, you wondrous herb! You raise any dish’s caliber from just mediocre to superb!   With bright green leaves, curly or flat, Your versatility amazes us, and we are grateful for that.   You freshen our breath just when we need it most, Like if we eat too much garlic, or a big,…

Poems – Ode to Brie and Camembert

Brie and Camembert, what a formidable pair Without which we would quite despair! You are as royal sisters, sharing a similar story; One illustrious and proud, and quite deserving of great glory. Within the vast world of cheese Your delightful duo aims to please. And please us you certainly have, for hundreds of years, The…

Poems: Ode to Asparagus

Ode to Asparagus Asparagus, asparagus, let me sing thy praise. Your reign as “Food of Kings” will endure to the end of days. That Louis Quatorze of France, he loved you so dear That he had greenhouse built especially to grow you throughout the year. Yes, he was but one of many in a long…