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Food trivia

Tuesday, May 27, 2014      2 comments

POTATO CHIPS ARE AMERICA'S FAVORITE SNACK FOOD. THEY ARE DEVOURED AT A RATE OF 1.2 BILLION POUNDS A YEAR. PER CAPITA, THE IRISH EAT MORE CHOCOLATE THAN AMERICANS, SWEDES, DANES, FRENCH & ITALIANS. NABISCO'S OREO'S ARE THE WORLD'S BEST... Read more

VALENTINE TRIVIA

Friday, February 14, 2014      2 comments

Richard Cadbury produced the 1st box of chocolates for Valentine's Day in the late 1800's. More than 35 million heart shaped boxes of chocolate will be sold for Valentine's Day. Casanova, well known as "The World's Greatest Lover" ate ... Read more

popcorn trivia

Saturday, January 18, 2014      1 comments

Pop corn pops because water is stored in a small circle of soft starch in each kernel. As it heats the droplet of moisture turns to steam & it builds pressure until the kernel explodes to many times it's origianl volume. Americans consume 17.... Read more

Food trivia

Wednesday, January 15, 2014      5 comments

In the U.S. a pound of potato chips costs 200 times more than a pound of potatoes.... Read more

food trivia

Monday, January 13, 2014      1 comments

Laws forbidding the sale of sodas on Sunday prompted William Garwood to invent the ice cream sundae in Evanston, Il in 1875.... Read more

Food trivia/Cherries

Thursday, January 09, 2014      4 comments

The same chemical that give tart cherries their color may relieve pain better than aspirin & ibuprofen in humans.... Read more

Pilot Bread

Tuesday, January 07, 2014      3 comments

My mother always had these in the house so I'm quite familiar with them. We enjoyed them with butter or peanut butter, jam etc. They were made with flour & water & sometimes salt & by some countries some fat was added. They had many names... Read more

food trivia

Sunday, January 05, 2014      3 comments

Tomatoes were once referred to as "love apples". The superstition was that when you ate them you would fall in love.... Read more

Bird Nest Soup

Friday, January 03, 2014      4 comments

(China) Made from the nest of a particular kind of cave/cliff swallow. The swallow secretes a substance from a gland (similar to a salivary gland) as an adhesive to bind twigs & leaves & such together to make the nest.... Read more

Food Trivia/Goulash

Tuesday, December 31, 2013      4 comments

Goulash, a beef soup, originated in Hungary in the 9th century AD. It is made like a soup or stew with meat, vegetables & noodles & seasoned with paprika & other spices. Originating within the historical Hungarian ethnic area. It is one of th... Read more

Food Trivia/Haggis

Monday, December 30, 2013      2 comments

Haggis, the national dish of Scotland take the heart, liver, lungs & small intestine of a calf of sheep, boil them in the stomach of the animal, season with salt, pepper & onions, add suet & oatmeal. Enjoy!... Read more

Not so fun trivia/Flapper Era

Friday, December 27, 2013      6 comments

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--- During the 20's, UK & US women were confronted with a new weight loss solution, which came in form of sanitzed jars of tapeworms. Advertised specifically as a dieting aid, th... Read more

Food trivia

Thursday, December 26, 2013      7 comments

The sandwich is named for the 4th Earl of Sandwich 1718-92 for whom the sandwiches were made so he could stay at the gambling table without interuptions for meals. e... <a href=Read more

Yule log

Wednesday, December 25, 2013      7 comments

Buche de Noel is a French term, which means Christmas log cake, and this refers to the traditional yuletide log burned during the season. Bringing luck to the household. Ashes from yule log were sometimes saved until the following year. In s... Read more

Christmas food trivia/Fruitcake

Tuesday, December 24, 2013      4 comments

A rich cake containing nuts, dried or candied fruits & spices. A staple of the holidays. It's called cake but it's so chock full of nuts & fruits it resembles a candy bar/cookie. In ancient times fruitcake was made with raisins, pomegranate... Read more


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