For decades May 7 has been a day to celebrate leg of lamb,

the most popular cut of lamb in North America

Did you know…

  1. The oldest organized industry is raising sheep.
  2. The average American eats less than a pound of lamb a year
  3. All American Lamb is hormone free and American Lamb can be offered as all-natural products that are antibiotic free.
  4. This meat generally is more tender than that from older sheep and appears more often on tables in some Western countries.
  5. Lamb should be stored in the refrigerator or freezer immediately after purchasing. Refrigerate fresh lamb at 40 degrees or below.


Today’s Food History

  • 1660 Isaack B. Fubine of The Hague received a patent for macaroni.
  • (This fact is reported on many sites on the internet. No one has any further information listed, and I am in doubt as to its accuracy).
  • 1873 Salmon Portland Chase died. He was Secretary of the Treasury under Abraham Lincoln, and later Chief Justice.
  • 1947 The ‘Kraft Television Theater’ premiered on NBC TV
  • 1953 The world record swordfish was caught in Chile: 1,182 pounds.
  • 1987 Shelly Long, who played Diane Chambers, makes her final appearance as a regular on ‘Cheers.’

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