In the course of human existence, some questions have never fully been answered. What is the meaning of life? Is there life after death? What is the difference between a tart and a quiche?
Ok, let’s make this quick: Corned beef has nothing to do with corn, corned beef and cabbage isn’t a traditional Irish dish, and New England corned beef just looks awful.
Normally I’d start with some interesting historical facts, how the Mongolians or Turks or South Africans used cherries to cure disease or traded ginger instead of currency. Instead, I’m going to share a story about a second-place finish in a pie competition.