Here are today’s five thing to know about Cookie:

  1. Cookies are typically made of flour, eggs, sugar, and butter or cooking oil. Common ingredients adding to cookies are raisins, oats, or chocolate chips.
  2. The name cookie derives from the Dutch word koekje or koekie, which means little cake.
  3. The origin of cookies appear to be in 7th century AD Persia.
  4. Cookies spread to Europe through the Muslim conquest of Spain.
  5. Some popular early American cookies include the macaroon and gingerbread cookies.


Today’s Pinterest Board : Foodimentary


Today’s Food History

  • 1783 At Fraunces Tavern in New York City, General George Washington bids farewell to his officers.
  • 1786 National Grange was founded. It was the first organized agricultural movement in the U.S.
  • 1812 The power mower was patented.
  • 1864 John Fowler died. An English Engineer, he invented the steam-hauled plow and several other special use plows.
  • 1942 Chris Hillman of the music group ‘Flying Burrito Brothers’ was born.
  • 1970 Cesar Chavez was jailed in California for refusing to cancel a United Farm Workers lettuce boycott.