Taste Buds


Last updated 10/12/2014 at 8:23pm

As summer turns to autumn, shorter days and crisp air stir up visions of hearty soups and crusty homemade bread. It won’t be long before the holidays give me a good excuse to bake a spicy dessert or savor a mug of hot chocolate. Our Creator not only gave us an abundant variety of foods but He included the taste buds to enjoy them.

According to Wikipedia, “taste is the sensation produced when a substance in the mouth reacts chemically with taste receptor cells located on taste buds.”1 Our tongues are covered with thousands of bumps called papillae. Each bump, or papillae, contains hundreds of t...

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