When I think about food blessings, I tend to think of Christian graces said before meals. So when I came upon Bless This Food, I rather expected a book filled with traditional Christian graces. That would have been somewhat interesting but not really all functional for anyone who isn’t Christian.Instead, I was pleasantly surprised that Bless This Food actually only contained a handful of Christian graces. Inside this book, the prayers and blessings represented many different cultures, religions, and beliefs systems, both contemporary and from the very distant past. Moreover, not only had the author included some very intriguing pieces but each entry included a little blurb stating the history and explaining a little about the cultural reference of the work. Well done.