To these cooks, fat isn’t a dirty word
Lowell program looks at cuisines
Remember when “fat’’ wasn’t a dirty word? Didn’t think so. Fat has been reviled for so long by so many that a recent presentation titled “Ode to Fat’’ at the Lowell National Historical Park was bound to raise a few eyebrows (and perhaps expand a few waistlines). Part of the park’s Lowell Folklife Series, “Ode to Fat’’ brought together home cooks from four culinary traditions to discuss the role of fat in their cuisines and their cultures.